One of the biggest gambles to getting healthy is determining the right percentages of your day should be focused on healthy eating and exercise. Its pretty common knowledge that exercising for at least 30 minutes a day combined with a healthy diet of 3 square meals a day mixed with plenty of water and light snacks full of protein and fiber will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle for your body. However, the issue lies in the fact that 30 minutes a day is hardly anything to write home about when it comes to exercise! I shared a post on my Facebook Page a while back that stated the average person doesn’t start burning calories and fat until AFTER the first 15 minutes of working out. If you take that into consideration when you’re walking on a treadmill for 30 minutes and calling it quits after that… well, you’ve only really been burning fat and calories for 15 of those 30 minutes.
If you’ve ever taken a class with me, you may hear me say in the middle of your warm up… “if you’re not sweating your likely not alive…” or “… I hope you’re warm cause I sure am…” It’s during our 10-15 minute warm up that I’m helping you get your body to the point of burning FAT and CALORIES for the remainder of the class.
When it comes to eating healthy it’s tough because what’s healthy for one person may not be for another. I wanted this post to focus more on the eating healthy aspect of your weight loss/get healthy journey. So, here are some awesome ideas for healthy snacks between meals to help keep you fuller longer.