Historically, I’ve not been very consistent with my fitness routine. I’m either all in, eating healthy with a rigid nutrition plan (as much as it pains me to admit it, I’ve really enjoyed following the Whole30 program) and working out regularly, or I let life happen and succumb to all my food cravings, lose sight of appropriate portion sizes and de-prioritize any exercise from my schedule (outside of keeping up with my kids). Admittedly, I’m usually on the latter side of these.
I know either extreme is not sustainable and lately, I’ve really been striving to find a middle-of-the-road option that works for me (particularly in conjunction with the needs of my family). Below are some tips I’ve incorporated to create the foundation of my healthier lifestyle: