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Are you one of them? Chances are sooner or later one or all three will be riding with you in car to hospital. Have you found yourself saying these things?
"It won't happen to me
no way, no how!"
Unfortunately, it is what we cannot see that is killing us. Our insides are getting eaten away because of our lack of exercise and poor eating habits. Society is so concerned with extreme makeover television shows that we have been caught off guard with silent killers: heart disease, diabetes and obesity.
Even if outside looks good, damage is still done inside our bodies. Over time we have made ourselves feel comfortable with certain lifestyle habits.
We overlook long-term consequences of our behaviors. We see things going on around us, but we continue to put off exercise and eating better for another day. Out of three, Denial is sneakiest beast of them all.
Denial's brother, Pride, may not be sneakiest, but he is strongest personality of boys. Having too much pride costs millions of lives every year in any arena you can imagine, especially in health and aging process.
Why do you think New Year's resolutions don't stick? Any decision postponed is one that has not been taken seriously enough. If you have to wait to start on a program or quit a bad behavior, it is most likely wishful thinking.
Yes, goals along way should be flexible; but once heartfelt decision is made, there is no looking back.
When is best time to start? RIGHT NOW! So I ask you one simple question,
People wait to start on a program for many reasons: o When you are not so busy o Once kids are back in school o After doctor's checkup o When you don't feel good The truth is these excuses will never go away until you decide to do something about them. NOW.
We all have been at points in our lives where we got sick and tired of feeling bad, sleeping restlessly, and having life crashing in on us and our health.
The bottom line is you will only change your habits and attitudes about exercise and eating when-there are no more options!
Greg Ryan is a high profile fitness expert and employee of Kathy Smith www.resolutions.bz