For me, fitness is an essential component of my lifestyle. It’s how I ensure that I’m living a full and productive life, how I maintain my optimism, my health, and my self-image. And if I want a piece of chocolate cake – well, I actually do deserve it. Attempting to achieve health through calorie restrictive diets is a roller coaster. You lose weight, you plateau, you gain weight, you quit the diet, and then start all over again.
Here are my top five tips for improving your life through fitness: