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Why do vacations fly by? As the plane screams to a stop on the way home from a trip, your mind instantly morphs from vacation to work mode. And you may have a flashback or two of all the food indulgences that go along with vacation. I mean, after all, it’s vacation. We try new, exciting foods and if you’re like me, that promise of exercising every day never quite becomes a reality.
Now that it’s time to say hello to the real world, hold on to those precious vacation memories and use these 7 Easy Steps to Get Healthy After Vacation.
It’s best to unpack as soon as possible in order to get back into your healthier pre-vacation routine. Gazing at a suitcase filled with dirty clothing is not the way to get motivated.
Find ways to move more and sit less!
- Wear a fitness tracker. It always helps me get in more steps!
- When I go to Walmart, instead of searching for the closest parking spot, I park farther away to get a few extra steps in.
- While I’m cooking, I do calf raises and alternate with push-ups using the edge of the kitchen counter. This is also a good time to do a few squats.
- Jumping jacks or squats during commercials are also ways to move more throughout the day.
Buy groceries right away. The longer you put it off, the stronger the temptation will be to eat like you’re still on vacation. Don’t shop when you’re hungry and shop on the perimeter of the store for the most part. That’s where you find fresh produce, whole foods, etc.
Stock up on fresh veggies and fruit. When you have healthy food options available, making good food choices becomes easy peasy.
Trade those candy bars for smarter choices. ZonePerfect® Cinnamon Roll, 5 ct. is a smart option when it comes to an afternoon snack.
I also keep ZonePerfect® bars in my purse in case I’m out and about during snack time. It’s a delicious way to make healthier choices throughout my day.
It’s the Little Wins™ throughout the day that ultimately leads to a healthier you. Whether it’s a simple fist pump, a pat on the back or crazy dancing all by yourself, celebrate the daily little wins.
Motivational quotes are also a wonderful way to help you get more healthy. I have a few favorites that I keep posted around the house and I’m sharing them with you today. Download the Motivational Quotes Printable and cut out your favorite sayings. It’s free!
Start planning your next vacation. You don’t have to wait an entire year for your big getaway. Plan a mini-trip over a long weekend. What about a day trip to the local orchid to pick apples? Having something fun to look forward to motivates me to keep moving and eating right.
How do you get back on track to get healthy after vacation? For me, it’s the daily little wins that keep me going!
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