If your resolution is to get in better shape, that may be a bit overwhelming. That’s why Health Coach Nikki Levine says it’s best to simplify.
"Instead of making some big resolution without any action, break it down into tiny, realistic pieces. That allow you to make it realistic and sustainable in your everyday routine. It takes just looking at your week, and planning your week, to say whats going on and how can I set myself up for success." says Levine.
And as you set your meals for the week, Nikki has a tip that makes healthy eating a whole lot easier.
"I adore my slow cooker cause I can prepare my stuff on a Sunday, or the morning of, and put it in a Ziploc bag and put it in the refrigerator so that it's ready to go," said Levine.
Okay, you’re eating well, now you need to exercise. The good news, you don’t need to spend a ton of each time each day working on your fitness.
"It's this all or nothing mentality that really gets us stuck, that's what gets us to fall off the wagon and then be like forget about it, so twenty minutes is a workout, it doesn't have to be an hour or two. If you have a phone you can pull up so many different apps, that make it so easy and inexpensive you can be a gym hopper. There's a cool app called "Class Pass" which allows you to buy tokens and you can hop around you don't have go to the gym and make it a boring thing to do everyday," said Levine.
If you want to work with Nikki, she’s got three options to help you improve your health and wellness in 2019.
"I have all different kinds of packages and I really try to tailor them to everybody, everybody has different needs so I have something as simple as a pen pal package where we text through the app so it keeps us together and accountable, then it moves on to weekly sessions with me where can can FaceTime. I can meet with anybody, anywhere in the country it's really amazing. Up to the biggest package where we have constant contact every day to make sure that they're reaching their goals and have that accountability, " said Levine.
To contact Nikki, head to nikkiwellness.com.