I hear this all the time, along with “that’s too obsessive”, “It’s too hard”, “I actually eat really well”, “I don’t drink that much”, “what’s the point? I’m not going to do it for the rest of my life”.
I get it! initially it’s a pain in the ass because you actually have to do something, then it can be quite confronting because it makes you realise how many of those ‘little treats’ you forget about each day.
But think about it like this…. What if you flipped the script in your head that actually it’s not too hard or obsessive, and think about tracking calories as a way of educating yourself about what is working for you and what’s not.
I’m pretty sure that you track your finances on a regular basis and I very much doubt that you find that obsessive. Why? Because it gives you an overview of where you’re at. You get the satisfaction of seeing your savings grow, mortgage amount decrease etc and you have the information to make smarter decisions as to where you spend your money.
Tracking your calories is no different. And before you freak out and scream 'fuck off Sare that’s not how I’m going to live my life', just know that you don’t have to do it forever!! If you fitness goal is to lose weight then you need to know what’s working and what’s not. You can’t continue to eat more calories than you burn each day and expect to lose weight - FACT. Tracking is about getting information so you can make smarter decisions, that’s it.
Calories are just one area you need to address if you truly want the fit, strong and bad ass sexy body of your dreams but we’ll come back to the that another day.
So for today just remember - What gets measured gets managed!
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