Diets in Review - Find the Right Diet for You

28 Easy Ways to a Healthier Lifestyle

  1. Walk or ride your bike to work/school
  2. Try to eat food portions that are no larger than your fist
  3. Join an exercise group of friends, neighbors, co-workers, or just others in your community
  4. Increase the daily fiber in your diet
  5. Drink fat-free milk
  6. Do resistance/core training while you are at home or watching television
  7. Go for an after-dinner walk with your family
  8. Avoid eating too late at night
  9. Grill or bake foods rather than frying them
  10. No more all-you-can eat buffets
  11. Pass on the second helpings
  12. Start each meal with a low calorie salad or side of steamed vegetables
  13. Don’t skip meals
  14. Wash your own car/mow own yard for additional physical activity
  15. Take breaks at work for walking or doing strength training exercises
  16. Drink water instead of high-calorie carbonated beverages
  17. Avoid too much caffeine
  18. Try not to go to the grocery store hungry
  19. Keep a pair of tennis shoes in your truck so you can always be ready for a walk/physical activity
  20. Try new physical activities on a regular basis
  21. For dessert eat fruits
  22. Share your meal when eating out
  23. Drink 100% fruit juices instead of those with mostly sugar
  24. Eat foods with spices and low sodium seasonings to feel more satisfied
  25. Breakfast is a must
  26. Ask for salad dressing on the side when eating out
  27. Avoid unnecessary high-calorie condiments
  28. Eat brown rice, whole wheat pasta, and whole wheat bread are the way to go

Try these home exercises

no equipment plank isometric
elbow plank

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no equipment pushup weight training
pushup

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no equipment weight training
lying on back with legs moving side to side

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no equipment jump, squat plyometrics and power
squat jump

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June 7th, 2008