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Count backwards

When I do weight training, I count backwards (12 to 0) instead of forwards (1 to 12). This helps me trick my brain to thinking that I am completing an exercise sooner. Works for me!

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Healthy crunch

I love chips on my sandwiches. I have recently discovered putting cucumber slices on my sandwich. That way I get the satisfying crunch with no fat or tons of calories.

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Healthy egg nog?

I love egg nog! Unfortunately it is full of fat and calories for 4 oz.. I indulge by freezing my egg nog in an ice cube tray. Each cube is one oz? I then pour myself a 6-8 oz. Cup of milk and add two egg nog cubes. That way I can have the taste of the nog (while it's melting) without all of the fat....

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Getting my water in

I carry a 20 oz water bottle around with me all day. To my mind it is easier to drink 3 1/2 of these instead of eight 8 oz glasses a day. Its relatively the same amount of water, but it seems easier to me to do this.

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