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I went a little overboard

Monday, February 11, 2013

After a nearly perfect week I overate all weekend, not on junk food, but too much of what I usually eat ..and on top of that I skipped my workout .. The end result is I'm beating myself up this morning.. Why is it sooo easy on weekdays and sooo hard on weekends... I read this article to get it back together.. I thought I'd share :

"If you did have a little too much to eat or drink over the weekend, there are a few things that you can do to help your body flush out toxins and reboot.

Drink water.Weekend junk foods like chips, pizza, french fries, and burgers contain a high amount of sodium. Drink a glass of water every few hours to flush out sodium and decrease bloating.

Eat a large salad with plenty of greens. Greens like kale and spinach contain antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that are essential for cell repair and regeneration. Flavonoids found in kale like kaempferol and quercetin have been shown to exhibit anti-inflammatory properties in the body.

Sip on green tea. Green tea will give you an energy jolt thanks to a potent mix of caffeine and fat metabolizing properties. Have one cup in the morning and one cup in the afternoon to stimulate your body and mind all day long.

Get back into your gym routine. You’ll likely be feeling sluggish after your weekend overindulgence. Although it may take a little longer to convince yourself to get up and get ready for your workout, don’t skip it! If you have to do an easier workout, that’s ok. At least you are up and moving around!

Don’t beat yourself up over it. We all have a cheat meal from time to time. Enjoy it, then move on. Don’t use a backslide as an excuse to give up on your progress so far.

Well you all know what'll be eating for diner! ;-)
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    You know, everyone slips up once in a while. The trick is to go back to satisfying your slim self. Its what you do MOST of the time that matters. Today is a new day.
    1834 days ago
    Yes, I blogged about the same thing a couple of days ago. Part of the adventure.
    1834 days ago
    Excellent advice. For sure most weekend rhythms are less structured than during the week and that leads to being less disciplined for lack of a better word. good advice in this article for sure.

    Yesterday is gone and can't change it, and beating yourself up over it won't do anything but sap your energy to work on TODAY! So, hang in there, forgive yourself, make a plan for the week AND the wekend and move forward.

    1834 days ago
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