Every girl wants a beach body, but are you willing to work for it? According to healthiergeneration.org, nearly 1 in 3 children in the United States are overweight or obese, putting them at risk for serious health problems. This should not be happening because there are a number of ways to stay fit and have a well balanced diet. I know it can be really hard, but it is not impossible. By choosing to eat fruits and yogurts everyday in replace of chips and candy, not only will you have more energy, but you will also feel better and less tired. Livestrong.com states, “Eating fruit can keep you feeling healthy and give you energy throughout the day. In addition to calories, fruits also provide vitamin C and antioxidants that are important for your energy levels.” Bananas, strawberries, pineapples and other fruits are a delicious snack to eat instead of candy because their sugars are good for and they are just as sweet.
Eating healthy is only the first step on reaching the goal to having a beach body; you have to get up and get out! Exercise does not always have to be dreadful it can actually be really fun. By gathering a group of friends and a lot of water bottles, you can have a game night by playing Just Dance. This game is really entertaining and can be even more enjoyable with friends, and the best part is that you do not even realize that your are burning calories. As stated in fitnessblender.com doing 30 minutes of the game burns roughly 200 calories – bump your playtime up to an hour and you’re looking at burning a whopping 400 calories playing a fun video game. Playing Just Dance or any Wii game is a way to be active, but you can even walk to stay fit just. Walking everyday for about 30 minutes can strengthen leg muscles and keep the heart moving.
Having motivation can also keep your eyes on the prize. Motivating yourself will give you the drive to remain focus on the goal to obtain the weight that you want. Setting a timed schedule to let you know what you have to do can keep you on track. If you abide by your schedule, you can loose the unwanted weight in no time. Once you create a meal and exercise plan, you can work on confidence. Confidence builds character and will help you remain the person that you are. Just because you lost weight does not mean you have to be model skinny and change your personality. Loose the weight to make you happy so you that you are comfortable when looking in the mirror because staying true to you is all that you can do.