How I trained myself to eat less junk food.
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Key idea: training yourself to associate how you FEEL 10-15 minutes after you eat the food instead of associating the food with those feelings of instant gratification when you first take a bite.
Now, I’m not saying I don’t eat junk food nor do I hate junk food. But my cravings and desire to eat them often has decreased significantly.
Are you interested in trying this? Let me know your thoughts
Does eating healthy and working out have to be enjoyable?
I hear people say sometimes “I only exercise when I’m doing something fun” or “I don’t eat healthy because I like to enjoy my food.”
But does exercise need to be fun? Does food always have to be enjoyable?
In my opinion, no. Let me explain.
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Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink book summary.
Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think by Brian Wansink Ph.D.
Synopsis: “In this illuminating and groundbreaking new book, food psychologist Brian Wansink shows why you may not realize how much you’re eating, what you’re eating, or why you’re even eating at all.
- Does food with a brand name really taste better?
- Do you hate brussels sprouts because your mother did?
- Does the size of your plate determine how hungry you feel?
- How much would you eat if your soup bowl secretly refilled itself?
- What does your favorite comfort food really say about you?
- Why do you overeat so much at healthy restaurants?
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Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success by Brad Stulberg & Steve Magness book summary.
Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success by Brad Stulberg, Steve Magness
Synopsis: “A few common principles drive performance, regardless of the field or the task at hand. Whether someone is trying to qualify for the Olympics, break ground in mathematical theory or craft an artistic masterpiece, many of the practices that lead to great success are the same.
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Some of the best tips and principles when it comes to nutrition.
For the longest time, I’ve been trying to break through plateaus in my own health and fitness journey. Although I’ve made a good amount of progress the last couple of years, it’s definitely been a roller coaster with a handful of ups and downs.
Compared to my college self a few years ago, I eat better, have more energy, and I’m stronger than ever before. Four years later, however, I’m still not where I want to be.
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Simple ways to improve your nutrition and eat better.
I always get asked for helpful tips on eating healthier from my friends and family.
Good nutrition is the cornerstone of a healthier life. You’ll have more energy, feel younger, and look better than you’ve ever before.
Here’s a compilation of my best tips for improving your eating habits.
1. For beginners, start with easy recipes
Most people make the mistake of trying to cook master-level recipes of people like chef Gordon Ramsay. Instead, follow the recipes of Chef Boyardee, and work your way up.
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Tips to prevent weight gain when working in an office environment.
For those of us who work in a sedentary office environment, it can be difficult to prevent yourself from gaining weight.
For people trying to lose weight, it can be an uphill battle when you’re sitting for eight hours a day, constantly snacking on unhealthy foods, and going out to eat all the time with coworkers.
Here are 12 easy tips to prevent yourself from getting flabby when you work in an office:
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