Tag: Prediabetes

  • Taking a 2-minute fitness break every 30 minutes

    Taking a 2-minute fitness break every 30 minutes

    Today I will take a 2-minute fitness break every 30 minutes.

  • Match ways to include more activity through-out the day

    Match ways to include more activity through-out the day

    Choose the correct answer  Humans are built to stand upright. False  True Active muscles release chemicals that can _____ Increase your bad cholesterol and reduce your insulin levels Reduce bad cholesterol and burn blood glucose Increase your risk of developing cardiovascular disease Why should you take fitness breaks throughout the day? To improve glycemic control […]

  • Take a Fitness Break

    Take a Fitness Break

    Take a Fitness Break On average, adults spend more than half of their day sitting. Humans are built to stand upright. Your heart, cardiovascular system, and bowels work more effectively that way.  Taking a 2 minutes fitness break every 20-30 minutes can improve glycemic control and help you prevent or delay diabetes type 2.

  • Add an activity that burns 100 calories

    Add an activity that burns 100 calories

    Today I will do a “Burn 100 calories” activity.

  • Food Logging

    Food Logging

    Today I will do a one day food logging to check if I’m still on the right track with my eating habits, patterns and portion sizes.

  • Celebrate your success

    Celebrate your success

    Celebrate! Think about ways to celebrate your big success. Here are some ideas to get you thinking. Write a blog, thank a special friend, make a graph of your progress over time, post now and then photos, share your success on social media, try on your before clothes, start a journal or support someone else.

  • Make One Healthy Food Swap

    Make One Healthy Food Swap

    Today I will figure out my biggest challenge when it comes to eating out, write it down and send it to my coach.

  • Reach Out and Get Support

    Reach Out and Get Support

    Today I will reach out to two people I want to be part of my support group and tell them about my health journey and how they can help me reach my health goals.

  • Replace one Harmful Thought with a Helpful Thought

    Replace one Harmful Thought with a Helpful Thought

    Today I will replace one negative thought with one helpful, or positive thought.

  • Harmful Thoughts and Cognitive Distortions

    Harmful Thoughts and Cognitive Distortions

    What negative thoughts do you sometimes have? Negative thoughts are ideas that are not helpful and could prevent you from reaching your lifestyle goals. How often do you have negative thoughts in these areas? All or nothing:  You only see extremes, nothing in between. For example, I can’t ever eat sweets again.  Often Sometimes Almost […]