You can’t escape the media barrage on the importance of exercise and eating healthier. However, many of us do not have the skills and practices to succeed.
At Personally Fit, we do not want you to have to think so much that it is difficult to make long-term changes. In other words, focusing on less can help you achieve more! When exercise and eating become over-complicated, we are more likely to give up and fall back on our old habits.
Research shows that being able to stick with a dietary approach is the primary factor strongly associated with weight loss, regardless of ideology (e.g., low fat, low carb, Weight Watchers, etc.). Most important, it must be sustainable!
So what’s the answer? Instead of counting calories, here’s an easier way to keep track of your serving sizes that only requires you be able to count to two and that you have a hand!
Here’s how it works:
And this chart shows you how to translate daily requirements using these hand guidelines.