4 Things Which Tell You You're Healthy

A personal training client of mine recently got on the scales and was disappointed by what she saw. She was feeling positive and thought everything was going well until she got on the scales and had not lost a single pound.Of course she then went from feeling positive, to the complete opposite, disappointed, gutted and a bit angry that she hadn’t been “rewarded” for her last week or so’s efforts. We have all been there. It feels like its not fair.
Sometimes when you are doing all this weight loss stuff, you are not really sure how it is actually going. So naturally, everyone and their dog, measures the “success” of their exercise and diet regime by one single thing – weight loss on the scales. It's just how everyone does it. Some are slaves to the scales weighing every day more or less.
You may KNOW that your training is going well and you know you are eating well, but you still like to check, by jumping on the scales.
Weight loss is AN indicator of your progress – 100%.
But, weight loss is NOT THE ONLY indicator, and it is definitely not always the BEST one either.
Today I’m gonna teach you a new way of looking at things and to NOT be a slave to the scales

Use KEY Performance Indicators or KPIs as they are known - to gauge your progress. A KPI, for those who don’t know, is what it says on the tin, a KEY INDICATOR of PERFORMANCE. A KPI is something which indicates other areas MUST be performing well, just by looking at this one INDICATOR. But you hopefully catch my drift, KPIs are there to give you a “snap shot” of how things are going – well, okay or not so well.
The 4 Most important KPIs for assessing health are in my opinion:

  1. General health and frequency of illness - How many times have you been ill in the last 6-12 months? The less you've been ill the healthier you are.
  2. Vitality and day to day energy - How are your energy levels during the day? (without coffee!)High energy and productivity suggests good health.
  3. Libido/Sex Drive – How often do you get a morning erection? Get horny, think about or have sex?
  4. Sleep – How long and what sort of quality sleep do you get? 7-8 hours is the optimal level.
If you have ALL FOUR of the above KPIs in place, generally you are in good condition and your efforts with diet and exercise will be well rewarded. Your body is IN BALANCE. Very few people, including me, have all FOUR Of these KPIs going well, all of the time.
If they are in place and you are still not losing weight be patient for 6-12 months and hopefully the positive changes will kick in eventually.
The KPIs I have shared today are THE most important thing whether you are a normal person wanting to have a smaller bum or an olympic athlete - taking on the world.
Our whole “weight loss” approach should be focused on being HEALTHY, having more energy and better sleep.
Other KPI’s can be personal to you like: What waist/dress size you are? How strong you are? How fast you can run/walk/cycle a 5k? and so on The main four above are just the most important in my experience thus far.
Thanks for reading and good luck,
Richard Clarke
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         Living in big cities with the crowd, traffic, pollutions, and never ending work can make you sick. That is the reason why Cosmopolitan Women Healthy Lifestyle is necessary for all urban women. If it is not you who maintain your health, who will? Perhaps you are a very wealthy woman that you can pay the most expensive medical treatment, but you must admit that no one wishes to suffer from illness. Instead of feeling sick, it will be better if you prevent it by having a healthy lifestyle.

      Before we talk about Cosmopolitan Women Healthy Lifestyle, it will be better if we discuss why urban women can easily get sick. The first cause is the pollutions that carry toxic materials. You may not notice the effect instantly but when the toxic materials enter your body and they are accumulated over a long time, it will lead to a severe disease. The second reason is the busy days that make many people choose fast food and processed food since they do not have time to cook healthy food. Unhealthy foods only make you feel full without providing enough nutrition that your body needs. The busy days could also cause stress and less sleep. This will create hormonal imbalance, and the organs cannot work well. The cause of stress may vary. Stress which is caused by daily traffic, stress at work, stress due to a personal matter, and other kinds of stress that many urban women experience.
To have a healthy life, you need to avoid the causes of an unhealthy body. You can start by keeping your body and your environment clean. Clean lifestyle is the first element of Cosmopolitan Women Healthy Lifestyle. Then, you need to eat healthy food because your health comes from healthy food. Homemade foods cooked from fresh ingredients are the best. Combine various foods from starchy foods, vegetables, healthy fats, fruits, nuts, and more so you can get enough nutrition every day. Then, the other important thing is to avoid stress because bad things can happen from stress. Try to solve your problem as soon as possible, take enough rest and sleep. 

Of course, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is never easy especially when you have so many things to do every day. Nevertheless, it is for your own good and you need to start it now if you want to have a healthy life until you grow old. If it’s so hard to change your life dramatically, you can start to have Cosmopolitan Women Healthy Lifestyle slowly from small things and continue to change more until you really have the healthy lifestyle.
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