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When It Comes to Being Healthy, Which Is Easier For You?

Living the healthy lifestyle isn't just about working out, and it is not only about eating healthy. It is truly a combination of both things. You may have to work harder at one more than the other, so I'm wondering . . .


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lizzylu49 lizzylu49 8 years
Neither! I only exercise because I "have" to and I love carbs. Shoot.
bchicgrl bchicgrl 8 years
I wish just one of those would come naturally but sadly it takes a lot of willpower to stick with it for me. I'll start exercising and even after working out for a month (when they say it should form a habit) something happens and I fall out of it again. The same goes with eating healthy. I love junky food and overly processed stuff (it tastes so good). One of my resolutions though this year and to actually stick with eating better and exercise more. I have more incentive this year because I'm getting married in 9 months. I will allow myself cheat days and won't beat my self up when I overindulge like I have in the past (I think that's the kiss of death so to speak for me).
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
both of those are pretty easy for me actually. i work out on a regular basis - just about every day actually, and being a vegetarian, i'm able to eat pretty healthy as well. it's just making sure that i avoid temptation - since that's what gets me into trouble.
Maria-Belen Maria-Belen 8 years
Its soooo easier for me to excersize! I love dancing and its one of the best ways to get your body moving. I do it everynight after work.
SKC-Sparkle SKC-Sparkle 8 years
Since I hate exercising, it is easier for me to eat healthy. Well...sometimes, when the chocolate and pasta are not calling to me. Oh - and the bread...and fries. Yummmm...
Spectra Spectra 8 years
runningesq--I do two 90 minute cardio sessions and about 30-40 minutes of strength training most days. I rotate which type of cardio I do and if I do intervals, I'll do only 45 minutes. I also rotate between upper and lower body strength training. I probably don't NEED to work out that much, but I enjoy it and I love being so active. I'm one of those people that can't sit still for very long :)
Marlovestar Marlovestar 8 years
My excercise routine falls short in winter months. But i still eat well. It's that Jan-March lack of sunlight or somehting.
Lo-Lo291303 Lo-Lo291303 8 years
Neither come particularly easy for me, but I'd have to say exercise is the easier of the two. I was just on vacation at an all inclusive resort with the BEST food, and I went completely off the deep end. I still did three spin classes there though, so I guess I do enjoy being active. Vacation is hard - ask me this question in a few weeks when I'm back to the daily grind and back to my normal eating/working out schedule!
the-makeup-blogette the-makeup-blogette 8 years
I have to work very hard at it, but I would say exercising regularly is easier for me. I love good food too much.
Eating right is harder for me because I feel as though I'm hard wired to eat junk through years of conditioning. I always get in some type of exercise, but I have to put a lot of conscious effort into eating right
Witchy-Ways Witchy-Ways 8 years
Eating right is much easier for me, I'm much too lazy for sports usually.
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
neither come naturally but I can control my diet better that I can complete an exercise regimen
appreciated appreciated 8 years
Definitely exercising. I'd really like a lot more meal suggestions or something in the fit section :) I need to start buckling down since I've lost nearly no weight from exercise alone.
Vaadsfweytes Vaadsfweytes 8 years
I've always have eaten healthy food all my life, so it's quite easy for me to do. Although I work out everyday, it's still so hard for me to get my ass off the couch.
psterling psterling 8 years
I'm a better eater than exerciser however, I just got a border collie who is SO energetic that I have to walk her twice a day for at least a half hour each so now I don't even think twice about exercising because I know that she needs it. Btw, I don't especially recommend getting a dog for the specific purpose of being your exercise buddy because more than likely you'll both end up unhappy but it just happened that way for me.
mem952 mem952 8 years
exercising is SO much easier than managing my eating!! i always say to myself "exercising is only half the story - you gotta eat right too" ...but it's so hard!
jessie jessie 8 years
exercising is easier for me. for me to head to the gym 2 hours a day, 7 days a week is no problem for me. now eating...i don't do too bad, but i'm getting better.
runningesq runningesq 8 years
Spectra ... what do you do at the gym that gives you more than 3 hours/ day there?
Spectra Spectra 8 years
I'm a very committed exerciser...I work out 6 days a week and I log close to 20 hours a week in the gym, so I'd say exercising's easier for me. I also find eating well pretty easy, mostly because I LOVE whole, unprocessed foods. But since I work out a lot, I allow myself my treats so I don't feel deprived.
wackdoodle wackdoodle 8 years
At this time eating right is second nature to me. It's the exercise portion of my life that is out of whack. Since I've lost so much weight the cold really effects me badly (if the temp drop below 75 I'm suffering and shivering) and I no longer feel comfortable exercising at night. Exercising indoors is limited to weight training because space in my apartment is tight. I will figure something out but in the meantime I find my infrequent exercising upsetting.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 8 years
As for me, eating right. I'm good with exercising, too, but between the two, eating right is easier.
jennifere jennifere 8 years
I find it easier to exercise regularly because I set goals for myself to make me stay excercise. I've been running in 1/2 marathons for the past couple of years, two each year, so I feel like I'm often in training. I do tend to eat right when I'm in training, but don't feel as guilty for eating junk foods then.
Diamond-Princess Diamond-Princess 8 years
I find it hard to eat right and workout. When I do eat right it is only for 2months max. and workout a few times a week for maybe a month. Then I am back to square one. Have any body tried not eating meat for a couple of months. How did that work out for you? Also have anybody tried prepared meal programs. How did you like that?
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 8 years
Exercise can be during the winter when I'm stuck inside more.
EmyAnne EmyAnne 8 years
margokhal- totally agree with you!!
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