Beach Body Countdown – Day 9

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Beach body countdown - Day 9

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Day 9 – Exercise and diet

You need to get that body moving and get on top of that diet of yours. We’re not asking you to run 20km every day or cut out carbs and go on a grape-only diet. We just mean eating healthy and doing at least 20 minutes of cardio or weight training, three to four times a week.

A good way to start is by keeping an exercise and food diary. Write down what you eat at the end of the day and how much exercise you’ve done. This is a great way to monitor your progress, and guilt is a grrrreat motivator.

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Zoe has a bachelor’s degree in motion picture medium. She loves all things beauty and fashion. When she is not writing articles for the latest issue of Clicks Club Card magazine or BeautySouthAfrica.com, she is obsessed with gel nails, lengthening mascaras and healthy glowing skin! Zoe on Google+

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  1. Tasha

    I have been very good with my exercise routine lately

    6 years ago •

  1. Azraa

    Pilates is great for pre beach days

    6 years ago •

  1. Cass1231

    write down what you eat, might realise its not all too healthy…and start eating healthier foods.

    6 years ago •

  1. Angelisha

    Food Diary and exercise…Good one to Start with!

    6 years ago •

  1. Riekie

    Hmmm the healthy eating not a problem, time for exercise – huge challenge

    6 years ago •

  1. Tasha

    Interesting tip about writing it up. Never though about it.

    6 years ago •

  1. Sam

    Excercise has never been my strong point…will try though

    6 years ago •

  1. CharlieW

    I’ve been thinking the same thing. A food diary will help to keep me in check! I nibble when I give my toddler snacks… bad!

    6 years ago •

  1. Anita

    It is great tip to write down what you eat!

    6 years ago •

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