If I could choose the biggest motivator for keeping me on track, it would be technology- hands down.
After just two nights of sleep with my FitBitHR, I learned to go to bed at a decent hour. Why? Because I get a smiley face on my app when I get 8hrs! Call it what you want, but guess what? I’m feeling better because I’m getting the amount of sleep I need!!
Add that to the fact that My Fitness Pal is teaching me what’s “worth” it to eat and drink. If I’m out, I can check foods on the menu and see what the better options are.
Ever try sticking with your meal plan but you’re hungry as all get out once you add in your workouts?? Since MFP and FitBit are linked, it takes into account my exercise & I’ll know if I need to throw in another boiled egg or two 😉
Thermos has recently come out with a Smart Lid that tracks your water intake and will get you reminders. The iPhone app is up and running, still waiting for the Android app to drop. Once again, the Smart lid connects to FitBit and MFP to give you a total health tracking system! (And yes, added it to my wish list already)
Can you meet your fitness goals without all this fancy stuff? Of course! But let’s be real. I’ve been doing everything on the free for two years & nothing changed. I needed a SPECIFIC plan with ACTUAL stats. . .and that meant tools and a personal trainer.
The money that I used to spend on food, I used as an investment for a healthier lifestyle. One size fits most approach works for MOST. . .but as y’all are learning, I’m not most ❤
What are YOUR favorite tools??