New Year’s Fitness Goals – 2016


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I thought that with the new year knocking our doors that it is time to plan, start fresh again and follow my new goals to stay on the healthy track.

I want to feel energetic once again. So I decided to have a PLAN.

I don’t usually see myself in the far future, but this year I wanted to move forward and plan my new goals at 2016.

So before January 1st arrives, I outlined some of the changes I want to implement and decided how I’ll fit them into my schedule.

My goals started by measuring my fitness progress last year and making new smart goals for the new year.

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Health is wealth and I learned that lesson the hard way, so I registered myself with the new BodyFit training which will start on 11/1 till 18/2 with the best PT in town David Seisay (Dflex) and my lovely friend Jamie Sallmen.

The BodyFit program will help you – and me – to Strengthen and define your muscles by focusing on the stomach, booty, thighs, arms. The training program will be for 6 weeks, 2 times a week.

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The fun part in here is that you will learn how to improve your nitration. No diets – just regular but it is the good food.

If you want to know more about the program and invest in your body then click this link: http://mytraining.d-flex.se

In order to burn calories at a faster rate and build a healthy body, you’ll need to incorporate exercise into your life. Take it slow at first, and then increase your time and/or intensity once you feel comfortable.

This year I will add a new training to my schedule, I registered also at the Piloxing training with my darling Jamie Sallmén. I have been attending the Cardio Walking classes – which unfortunately will end soon – with Jamie, and I loved how she motivated the group.

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I’m so excited already to start that unique and non-stop range class which is a mixture of boxing, pilates and dance.

“Sleek, sexy, powerful” is the motto of the program – said Jaime.

Piloxing was created about five years ago by the Swedish celebrity trainer Viveca Jensen, a former jazz dancer turned Pilates instructor.

Piloxing is designed to burn maximum calories, build lean muscles and increase stamina. The combination of boxing, dance and standing pilates created a sense of balance that is physical and mental.

I already scheduled my new training into the 2016 calendar and looking forward to implementing them.

Every day is a new chance to change your life.

 Did you set goals and create a plan for the New Year?!

I wish y’all a very Merry Xmas and a Happy  New Year full of motivations and positive vibes.

xoxo

How to stop emotional eating and hunger!!


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Does stress, anger, or sadness drive you to eat or not to eat at all?

In my case stress usually drives me to stop eating and I lose appetite. As I have been sick, feeling helpless in bed for some days now, can’t move or walk and of course I can’t go to the gym, what made me feel stressed, sad and depressed.

Whether you feel angry, sad, bored or even excited, food can act as a buffer against these emotions.

We don’t always eat simply to satisfy hunger. We also turn to food for comfort, stress relief, or as a reward.

Unfortunately, emotional eating or hunger doesn’t fix emotional problems. It usually makes you feel worse. Afterward, not only does the original emotional issue remain, but you also feel guilty for overeating or you feel sick for not eating at all. 

Learning to recognise your emotional eating triggers is the first step to breaking free from food cravings and compulsive overeating, and changing the habits that have sabotaged your diets in the past.

Since I started my food program and training with David Seisay, I tried to learn how to stop my emotions from driving me to crave food or to not eat at all.

Yes at the moment I can’t walk, stand up for long or go to the gym but I’m trying as much as I can to eat healthy at home.

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So where do you start if you want to stop eating emotionally? 

The first step is awareness, recognising that you do eat or not emotionally and WHY!! Each time you reach for foods ask yourself, “Am I really hungry or am I just responding to something else that is happening?”  

If you are eating or not as a response to anger and/or stress, some of these activities will help you calm down and deal with the issue at hand, instead of covering it up with food. 

  • Try to remove yourself from the stressful situation. If you’ve had an altercation with a friend or family member, take some time away from each other to calm down and get your thoughts together,
  • Take some deep breaths. Deep breathing has been shown to reduce blood pressure and promote feelings of calmness,

  • Exercise also helps to get the negative energy out, it’s a known stress buster and you may even find that it helps you deal with anger, 

    Go for a short walk outside, or push around some heavy weights at the gym,

  • Listen to music. Make a special CD or playlist that you can turn to when you need it. Stay away from dramatic music when you feel down and replace them with cheerful ones which move your body,

  • Be organized, If mornings are so busy that you’re barely able to get out the door on time, put some time-management skills into practice so that you don’t have to rush or feel stressed each morning. Try to organize your life and prioritize yourself,

  • Play with your cat/dog, that sometimes help me to cuddle and be cuddled by my two amazing cats.

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Sadness and Loneliness These two emotions often go hand in hand. So SMILE and let everyone know that today, you’re a lot stronger than you were yesterday 🙂