By Michelle Reinold
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle while working can be on of the hardest things to do. You’re constantly busy and have absolutely no time to worry about how many calories are in whatever you can throw together at short notice. The most convenient thing you can do is drive to the McDonalds down the street and grab something, but that is also the most unhealthy option.
There are many ways to try to maintain a healthy lifestyle when entering the professional world. Some of the ways I find the easiest are preparing your meals a night in advance so there’s no rush in the morning. Bringing your own breakfast, lunch or dinners to work will save you a lot of money.
Also, you may not have time to work out as much as you would like, but you would be surprised at how many small things you can do to help. I know we all look for the closest parking spot next to the store when shopping, but next time try to park far away. You’d be surprised how much those few extra steps can do in the future. Or if you’re in a rush when you’re shopping, you could always pack some tennis shoes and walk around the block on your lunch break.
Something else I try to do is eat as much as I can throughout the day. Go ahead and have an apple while working before lunch time. This will help you stay full so you can focus on your work while keeping your metabolism high!
There are many ways to stay active while becoming a professional, and not all of them involve hitting the him when you’re tired from a long day. So have fun with it and always remember to plan ahead!