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Top Tips To Lose Weight For Busy Parents

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As a busy parent, it can be a heart-wrenching struggle to do everything you want to do for your kids every day. You would sacrifice anything and pay any sum to make sure your children had everything they needed and more. But this can often mean you are sacrificing time for yourself. Taking care of you is just as important as taking care of the little ones. But how on earth can you ensure you’re fit and healthy when you’re juggling, careers, housework, and the kids every day?

Losing weight is never easy when you’re always rushing around. It makes life easier to grab convenience foods like snack bars, candies, or fast food. After all, you need to eat something just to keep going! But sometimes how much you eat could be more of a problem than the foods you’re eating. There is little harm in the odd treat or snack bar. If you need to lose weight, just eat fewer of them. You could divide a snack bar in two so you can have half in the morning and the other half in the afternoon. That way, you have something to eat at half the calories.

You can also choose to serve slightly smaller portions. This will reduce your calorie intake as well as the amount of fats or sugars that might come with the meal. Batch cooking can help with this as you can make more smaller portions out of a giant batch. Freeze them in microwavable pots for later in the week or even next month. Smaller dinner plates can really help with this method for losing weight!

Every moment with the kids is so precious. And there are times when you can feel there simply aren’t enough of them. Make every moment count and get out there with them. Being active with the kids helps you all improve your fitness and increase your energy levels. Best of all, it’s great fun running around, cycling, kicking a ball or playing basketball with your children. There are tons of great activities you can choose from. Why not ask them to pick some?

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Healthy choices aren’t always practical ones. They can be more expensive or just take too long to prepare. If you need a kickstart to your weight loss program, why not try a natural supplement like Garcinia Cambogia XT? There are many different natural supplements, and each will help you with different things. Some offer a metabolic pickup. Others are great if you’re trying to increase your stamina. Many can be used successfully to help you achieve the weight you’re working toward. And when you start to see results you could be more motivated to keep going!

Busy parents can feel like they’re always on the go and that can make them feel tired all the time. But pushing yourself into some extra exercise can actually increase your energy levels. Not only does it help pick up your metabolism, but it will help improve the quality of your sleep. See what you can add to your lifestyle this week to help boost your weight loss.

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Body & Soul: A Girl’s Guide to a Fit, Fun, and Fabulous Life #Review #Giveaway

Hello friends and fans! Have I got a treat for you!

Who knows Bethany Hamilton?

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How would you like to enter to win an autographed copy of her book “Body & Soul: A Girl’s Guide to a Fit, Fun, and Fabulous Life”?!!

One winner will be blessed with this amazing book that I was lucky enough to review from Family Christian Stores. This book is a delightful collection of high quality articles about becoming a fit and healthy young lady who can enjoy living life with a heart for the Lord. It’s filled with beautiful full color illustrations and images, helpful tips and suggestions, delicious healthy recipes, fitness poses and routine ideas, and a layout similar to a magazine style catalog with glossy pages of valuable info on every page! Such an incredibly fun way to bless the young girls in your life – your daughters, granddaughters, nieces, cousins, friends, babysitters, youth at church or anyone else in your life who could benefit from the wisdom and healthy suggestions given from Bethany Hamilton in this awesome book called Body & Soul. Pick up a copy or two today at a Family Christian Store near you or online.

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Bethany Hamilton has become a fitness expert by virtue of being a professional athlete who has excelled–and she’s done it while overcoming incredible challenges. Whether you know Bethany or not, whether you surf or not, everyone has challenges, and in Body and Soul: A Girl’s Guide to a Fit, Fun and Fabulous Life, Bethany shares some of her core experiences with body, mind and spirit. Sharing her expertise as an athlete, Body and Soul helps young girls develop a healthy lifestyle, understand their changing bodies, gain confidence, and establish a pattern of healthy living starting at a young age.This book includes workouts specially developed for young girls by Bethany’s personal trainer, recipes and information on healthy eating based on “Bethany’s food pyramid”, which follows the Mediterranean diet, and advice on deepening your spiritual health, for a total body wellness book perfect for growing girls. This isn’t a book about Bethany, this is a book about wellness, becoming your best “you”, through physical and spiritual balance, because spiritual health is just as important as physical health.

Product Details:
Page Count: 160

Releases 05/2014
Retail: $19.99

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Enter to win an autographed copy of the book by Bethany Hamilton called “Body & Soul”!

One winner.  Must live in the USA or Canada. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Void where prohibited.

Starts 1/12/2015 and ends 1/19/2015 at midnight EST.

 

Entries will be verified before winner is announced.

Disclosure: Love2EncourageYou received a sample copy in exchange for an honest review. Love2EncourageYou is not responsible for sponsor prize distribution.

 

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Many blessings,

Rebecca at Love2EncourageYou