Monday, July 7, 2014

Intuitive Eating Principle #9

9. Exercise--Feel the Difference. Forget militant exercise. Just get active and feel the difference. Shift your focus to how it feels to move your body, rather than the calorie burning effect of exercise. If you focus on how you feel from working out, such as energized, it can make the difference between rolling out of bed for a brisk morning walk or hitting the snooze alarm. If your only goal is to lose weight, it's usually not a motivating factor in that moment of time.

1 comment:

  1. So true. For me a big change came when realizing that rising really early in the a.m. to go for a walk before the sun was up allowed me to smell cleaner air, feel cool breezes and hear the silence of less/no cars which allowed me to hear the early birds. My time to think more clearly.