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October 2013


By | Diet, Training Program

For the past several months, I have discussed establishing healthy patterns within your daily life to help you accomplish your personal goals.? To conclude this point, I will explore how to achieve this in relation to the other essential parts of your life.

I believe in a life of balance. Notice that I did not say that I have a life a balance. However, I do think it is an admirable trait very much worth my aspiration. I always think of a life in balance not as a seesaw, but more as a triad. Each point is an essential part of your well being as a human.? I will explain a little more about each point.

  1. Make time for your family. Not too many mothers I know need to be told this tidbit of information. We do it in our dreams. It comes as naturally as breathing. It goes without saying that this is a given.
  1. Make time for work. Most professionals that I know love some aspect of their job. They may get aggravated, tired, or frustrated, but they really do love the core of their career. A formal or informal work clock usually dictates time for work. You either must be at work at a specific time, or you must attend to certain tasks before you are comfortable leaving for the day. The end of the day is becoming increasingly blurred due to the influx of our personal devices that make us accessible beyond the standard workday. That is not my focus, so I will leave it at that for now.
  1. Make time for self. In my mind, while you are reading this, I see you coming to an abrupt stop at this point. I am picturing an old-fashioned Wile E. Coyote running as fast as he can after that roadrunner reading about family (check) and work (double check) then self?. Oh No! There?s the Grand Canyon ahead! Put on the brakes! As much as we tell ourselves that we SHOULD make time for self, sadly, it is usually the last thing we attend to in our daily lives.

One of the worst things that you can say to someone who exercises daily is, ?Oh, I wish I had time for that.? Do you really think that person has extra time that you don?t have so that they can stroll to the gym and embark on a 2-hour training session? There have been very few times in my life where I have not had time to exercise or workout on a daily basis. Please note the words ?very few?.? I incorporate it into my daily life. I do not incorporate television, movies, or solitary games into my daily life. That is the trade off I make. I love a great game of Candy Crush as much as the next person. I have to let something fall off my plate in order to make something else fit. Some can consider an everyday exercise program extreme; however, making time for your physical health on a daily basis is NOT extreme.

I believe there are three ways in which you can balance self: physically, socially, and spiritually. TKO Nutrition can help you with one of these components ? the physical. Whether it is your diet or your physical activity, we can design a personalized program that will get you on the right track to becoming a more balanced individual.

Start here: http://www.tkonutrition.com/diet-plans/