Everyone knows someone, perhaps it’s a neighbor, an acquaintance, or even a close friend, who finds time to exercise every day. Every morning as you are rushing out the door to get to work, coffee in hand, you’ll see them wrapping up their morning run. Or when you get home from the office, tired and ready to lounge your evening away, there they are getting dressed for their next shift, this time at the gym.
What if your medical weight loss program became your reintroduction to having fun? Most people don’t necessarily think of losing weight as a fun process, but the bottom line is that getting healthy is all about improving your quality of life, and can that easily help you get more fun from each day.
When you are out to learn a new skill, it always helps to take a long look at how the professionals do it. We do this in our careers, taking on mentors who guide us through the ins and outs of how to handle complex situations. We learn by paying attention to how someone with more experience is able to complete a task or solve a problem. It is no different when it comes to developing a healthier lifestyle. Watching professional athletes do what they do best can be a really inspiring experience.
Your medical weight loss doctor can guide you through a lot of the ups and downs of a weight loss program. As you focus on losing weight in Scottsdale, meeting regularly with your weight loss doctor can mean regular weigh ins for accountability, ongoing dietary and nutritional guidance, and medical support in any other way that is necessary for you to lose weight.
If your weight loss efforts have hit a wall, why not climb it? Rock climbing is becoming an increasingly popular activity, and for good reason: rock climbing is a challenge for both the body and the mind, an invigorating workout that can boost your metabolism, strengthen your muscles and, of course, be a lot of fun.
If coming up with excuses not to exercise, was a form of exercise, we would all be thin. Unfortunately, spending time thinking of reasons why we can't exercise works against our goals of becoming healthier, warding off osteoporosis and losing weight.
When making resolutions for the New Year, many people set goals that are so lofty and broad, that come February, they are long forgotten or the enthusiasm in them wanes.
There is no doubt that cycling is a very easy — and a very enjoyable — way to get your exercise in. In the Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Chandler areas, there is plenty of beautiful year-round weather that allows for especially great cycling conditions. Anyone who is enrolled in a medical weight loss program can really take advantage of this by getting out on one of these great local biking trails for extra fast weight loss.
We recently sat down to have a candid Q and A with our very own Medical Assistant, Brooke Rolph.
Once you have a pedometer, it is essential to learn how to use it for the best results in your medical weight loss program. Most styles are very simple. They just clip onto your belt; you turn the “on” switch, and start walking.