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Why your resolution can be more attainable by setting shorter goals
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Why your resolution can be more attainable by setting shorter goals

Health changes are best achieved in two-week increments, according to Houston Methodist Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Nicole Bartek.Here are some healthy resolutions she recommends and the timing to achieve them.EXERCISEDo you want to exercise more?Sounds nice.What’s nicer is a more specific (read: attainable) goal. For example, setting a goal of attending two new exercise classes in a month.“If you’re like ‘hey my goal is to try two new exercise classes a month’... then you can say I really like this one, so I want to go to three of those next month,” Bartek said.LEARN SOMETHING NEWLearning a new language may take time to measure progress.Bartek said to put a plan in place and check in every two weeks to see if you’re on track to meeting your goal.ADD A HEALTHY FOOD OR MULTIVITAMINBar...
Looking to eat more healthy food? Chicago Fire dietitian shares health tips for your New Year’s resolution 2023
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Looking to eat more healthy food? Chicago Fire dietitian shares health tips for your New Year’s resolution 2023

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via Sunday, January 1, 2023 6:51PMCHICAGO (WLS) -- A new year means new health goals.Michele Fumagalli is a performance dietitian for the Chicago Fire. She highlights the importance of self-care: exercise, nutrition/hydration, hygiene, recovery and self-actualization (giving back)."If people received money each day for investing in their self care, odds are more would do it. But people need to remember, the less you invest in self care now, the more it will cost you later," Fumagalli said.Before you make any health-related New Year's resolutions, discover your strengths and weaknesses and have a greater reason why (not just losing weight).Michele's simple, but effective health tips:Move your body outside of your workouts.Fuel and nourish your body throughout ...