if diet and health are at the top of your new year’s resolution list, let zest help you achieve your goals. we’re all about maintaining a healthy and sustainable diet and lifestyle throughout the year. we’ve all tried the gym membership and the zero carb diet resolutions. this year, it’s time to resolve towards something that provides long lasting health and happiness.
add our 3 tips to your existing resolutions and you’re on your way to a healthy, happy new year.
1. practice moderation and balance.
anything in excess is unhealthy, even something like exercise. Going to the gym seven days a week is great, but it might seem like a lofty goal as the year progresses. If you want your goals to be sustainable, know your limits and maintain balance. we like adding a little yoga from our friends at salt lake power yoga to our routine for both exercise and some r&r.
2. avoid using extremes
when making a resolution, avoid words such as never, no more, quit, stop, eliminate, zero (you get the idea…) because you are essentially setting yourself up for failure. for example “no more sugar” – c’mon now, let’s be realistic. Instead, get real and commit to things like “limit sugar” or “cut down on sugar” and suddenly your goal is much more realistic and obtainable.
3. treat yourself
ohh, you worked out for two hours today? feel free to live a little. if chocolate cake or a night out on the town are calling your name then go for it! and might we suggest, have your cocktails at zest - made with freshly squeezed juice or mamachari kombucha, we have drinks that are actually good for you! think of it as "earning" our cocktails....
keep your healthy resolutions going this year by dining and dancing at zest!
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