Sticking to New Year’s Resolutions
For many of us, a new year signifies a new start, new beginnings and new opportunities, with healthy eating and losing weight often topping the list when it comes to self improvement! We’re nearly three weeks into 2017 now and it’s a time when many of us have started slipping up on our New Year’s resolutions.
For those of you whose resolutions are starting to seem a little shaky at this stage in January, in this blog post we’ve put together some tips on how to get back on the right track. Best of all, these tips and recipes are really easy to learn!
Low Calorie Meals
We’ve got three tasty meals for you to try at home. They’re really low in calories – each one is just 200 – 400 calories each:
- Courgetti Bolognese – this recipe is a
healthy take on the traditional bolognese recipe, replacing spaghetti with
courgette for a tasty veg crunch to lower the calorie count.
- Chicken, broccoli & beetroot
salad with avocado pesto – this delicious salad has loads of greens to keep your
2017 on a healthy footing.
- Pork curry with cauliflower rice – this dish cleverly
uses cauliflower as a replacement to rice, in order to reduce the calories.
Top Tips to Get Active
Exercise doesn’t have to mean expensive gym subscriptions or classes. There are loads of simple steps you can take to keep fit, which you can incorporate as part of your daily routine.
- Always take the stairs – resist pressing the button for the
lift and instead opt to go for the stairs, it’s a great way to burn some extra
- Stand when you can – a recent trend has been standing desks
in offices but if you don’t fancy standing up all day, then don’t worry: just
do it when you’re on the phone or at other intervals.
- Walk whenever you can – walking, as well as being a good way
to clear the mind, is also a good way to burn calories. Everyone can add a bit
of walking into their day to day routine, you just have to resist getting in
the car every now and then!