Episode 29 - 4 Healthy Habits to Help You Dominate 2018

 

ON THIS EPISODE...

Kevin and Justin share 4 practical habits that you can apply instantly to ensure you dominate 2018. Strong habits are the foundation for success, so creating a few that you can rely on is crucial. These habits will help you eat healthier, move better, manage time more wisely, and stay accountable year-round.

 

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SHOW NOTES

3:00 – 5:00: Healthy Habits

  • Why it’s important to build strong habits.
  • Creating a foundation of success for any field.

 

5:00 – 19:00: Meal Prep

  • The issue with eating your meals on the fly.
  • There are meal prep services all over the country that you can use if you don’t want to cook.
  • Find an ideal time to cook.
  • Plan ahead for how much food you need for the week before going to the grocery store.
  • Keep your meal prep simple- NO RECIPES.
  • Justin goes Hollywood on us and drops a promo code.
  • Focus on convenient items for meal prep (things you can do easily) such as steamable veggies, and bulk protein sources.

 

19:00 – 31:00: Keep a Schedule

  • Plan your days/weeks in advance.
  • Visual reminders of all appointments, meetings, etc. is key.
  • Scheduling will help you prioritize time effectively.
  • It’s important to even schedule “free” time and minor tasks.
  • Plan the following day, the night before- clothes, meals, etc.
  • If you wake up every morning and begin to plan your day, you’re already behind.
  • Limit the number of decisions you have to make in the morning.
  • Decision fatigue is REAL. The more decisions you have to make, the more you drain your willpower.
  • Environment trumps willpower. Create a positive and nourishing environment.

 

31:00 – 45:00: Walking

  • Exercise OUTSIDE of the gym is extremely important.
  • The benefits of walking include improved recovery, mobility, posture, mental clarity, and much more.
  • Walk for 30 minutes per day, everyday. Break that up however you’d like.
  • Desk workers should get up and walk multiple times throughout the work day.
  • Suggestion- walk for 10 minutes after every meal (helps with digestion).
  • High intensity cardio is great, but don’t neglect the benefits of low intensity.
  • Something is always better than nothing, especially on days you’re not feeling it.
  • If you don’t have time for a full workout, microdose movement throughout the day (walking, mobility, stretching, etc.).
  • Daily exercise DOES NOT necessarily offset the negative effects of sitting.

 

45:00 – 52:00: Critique Yourself

  • Hold yourself accountable.
  • Bad days happen- but you have to review and learn from them, rather than just sweep them under the rug.
  • The Power List (from Andy Frisella)- 5 tasks to do every day. Either you win or you lose.
  • Losses should anger you. You should want to win every day.
  • Write down your wins and losses and keep track of your record.
 

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