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Top 20 Fitness Tips That Will Make a Difference

What if I told you that incorporating a few new habits into your daily life could dramatically change your body over time?

It's the truth.

People who are fit follow some regular habits. And by doing what they do, you can see substantial changes in your body over a year’s time. Follow these principles and you can have a fit and healthy body. I know this, because these are some of the principles that helped me take off 130 pounds and keep it off for more than a decade.

A fit person:

1. Always has a water bottle and drinks from it often...water is the drink
of choice, not soft drinks.

2. Looks at exercise as a pleasure and privilege not a burden or chore.

3. Thinks twice before deciding what to eat and why, making sure that it is healthy and will give the body good nutrition.

4. Measures intake based on their activity, not how they "feel", need mandates intake, not mood.

5. Takes action to solve problems when things get emotional, instead of turning to food as a cure.

6. Starts the day with a well balanced meal.

7. Starts each day with positive input - from material that's listened to or read, helping them to remain positive throughout the day.

8. Drinks a minimum amount of caffeine - only in the form of coffee or tea.

9. Has long term goals and a plan of how to achieve them.

10. Focuses on short-term goals with emphasis on completing daily actions.

11. Lives with a purpose and wakes up each day knowing what they are working toward something greater than can be accomplished in a lifetime.

12. Has a daily planner with the day's actions written down in order to keep track of what needs to be done, what has been done, and what was not
accomplished.

13. Reviews each day at the end of the day to set tomorrow's actions andplan.

14. Always makes time for relaxing and rewards at scheduled times.

15. Never lives an unhealthy life when on vacation.

16. Sees health as a pr ivilege, not something to take for granted.

17. Likes to contribute to the health of others by having a partner or friends to exercise with, as well as recruiting others who desire to get fit.

18. Learns new ways and new techniques for exercising.

19. Avoids monotony by taking up new forms of exercising.

20. Lives a balanced life - exercise, work, family, and GOD. “No God; no peace. Know God, know peace!”

I know what it takes to bring about permanent weight loss. It's not easy but it is doable!

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