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THE SECRET TO SUCCESS & HAPPINESS
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I was in the 2nd grade…
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After weeks of apprehension, I finally built up the courage to ask my crush, Sabrina Vance, to be my girlfriend.
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I got denied...
an “uh, no?” straight to my face.
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The entire class watched it happen too. Snickering ensued.
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It was summer before 9th grade...
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I had (somehow) talked my way into hanging with the cool kids on their speedboat.
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I wanted to make a strong first impression, so when they whipped out the wakeboard and double-dog dared me to do a backflip, young & gullible Carter was all for it.
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It was my first time on a wakeboard.
I went for the flip… and landed square on my face cheeks while everyone in the boat real-life ROFL’d 💢😩
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There are going to be stupid things you do that, in the moment, feel super-duper embarrassing. I've had my fair share of embarrassing screw-ups, and for a long time, they crippled me from taking action.
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Here's what I learned —> you can't let the fear of looking silly or dumb or stupid stop you from taking action, especially when that action will better you as a person.
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I see it with fitness on the reg...
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People WANT to go to the gym.
But they're afraid of looking silly & uncoordinated.
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People WANT to eat healthier.
But they're afraid of getting mocked by friends in social situations.
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The fear of failure stops folks from taking action, and unfortunately, it's why many-a-folk live in a constant state of “what if.”
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Failing sucks, but it doesn’t come close to the suck of living in regret of what could be.
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My advice?
Fail Fast & Learn ✅
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In fact, go into new life ventures expecting to fail!
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Failure is the first step to mastery, and the more you learn about what DOESN’T work, the closer you move towards what DOES.
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And sure, the initial embarrassment from screwing up might burn a bit, but you don’t have to make it worse by standing in the fire 🔥...
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Fail fast —> figure out what went wrong —> readjust —> Keep moving forward.
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Before you know it, you won’t be failing anymore…
You’ll be thriving and know exactly what is takes to be successful.
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📸: @kaylinpyles
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#cartergood #weightlossmotivation #success #failure #fear

THE SECRET TO SUCCESS & HAPPINESS — I was in the 2nd grade… ⠀ After weeks of apprehension, I finally built up the courage to ask my crush, Sabrina Vance, to be my girlfriend. ⠀ I got denied... an “uh, no?” straight to my face. ⠀ The entire class watched it happen too. Snickering ensued. ————— It was summer before 9th grade... ⠀ I had (somehow) talked my way into hanging with the cool kids on their speedboat. ⠀  I wanted to make a strong first impression, so when they whipped out the wakeboard and double-dog dared me to do a backflip, young & gullible Carter was all for it. ⠀ It was my first time on a wakeboard. I went for the flip… and landed square on my face cheeks while everyone in the boat real-life ROFL’d 💢😩 ————— There are going to be stupid things you do that, in the moment, feel super-duper embarrassing. I've had my fair share of embarrassing screw-ups, and for a long time, they crippled me from taking action. ⠀ Here's what I learned —> you can't let the fear of looking silly or dumb or stupid stop you from taking action, especially when that action will better you as a person. ⠀ I see it with fitness on the reg... ⠀ People WANT to go to the gym. But they're afraid of looking silly & uncoordinated. ⠀ People WANT to eat healthier. But they're afraid of getting mocked by friends in social situations. ⠀ The fear of failure stops folks from taking action, and unfortunately, it's why many-a-folk live in a constant state of “what if.” ————— Failing sucks, but it doesn’t come close to the suck of living in regret of what could be. ⠀ My advice? Fail Fast & Learn ✅ ⠀  In fact, go into new life ventures expecting to fail! ⠀  Failure is the first step to mastery, and the more you learn about what DOESN’T work, the closer you move towards what DOES. ⠀  And sure, the initial embarrassment from screwing up might burn a bit, but you don’t have to make it worse by standing in the fire 🔥... ⠀ Fail fast —> figure out what went wrong —> readjust —> Keep moving forward. ⠀  Before you know it, you won’t be failing anymore… You’ll be thriving and know exactly what is takes to be successful. ⠀ 📸: @kaylinpyles #cartergood #weightlossmotivation #success #failure #fear

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HOW TO STAY LEAN WHILE TRAVELING
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I’m not sure why, but a buttload of folks have been asking me to talk about my favorite tricks, tips, and strategies for staying lean while traveling.
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First thing to note 📝 —> no matter how hard you try, you’re not going to be perfect with your diet & exercise while traveling.
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These strategies will help, but(t🍑) don’t expect to drop oodles of body fat while you’re on the go.
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And I know that might sound worrisome to you, but think of it this way:
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There’s no set rule on how quickly you should lose weight. In the grand scheme of things, one or two weeks of slower progress won’t matter a lick.
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Instead of stressing, focus on ENJOYING yourself and doing the best you can 😊👌
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Cool? Cool.
To the strategies we go...
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—> Use Intermittent Fasting 🍽
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Fasting is a fantabulous eating strategy to use while traveling. Chances are you’ll be eating a lot of meals out, so pushing your first meal back into the day and having more calories to play with later on will make it 1000x easier to adjust.
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—> Plan Ahead of Time ⏰
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Look up the menu and decide what to order beforehand... Simple as that!
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As a general rule, I try and stick to ordering meals consisting of lean protein, plainer carbs (i.e., light sauce & oil), and steamed/grilled veggies👌
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—> Be “Activity-Minded”🚶‍♂️🧠
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Walk & move as much as possible, and if you’re able to work out, get it done early so you can enjoy your day!
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Do you have any tips or tricks for keeping your fitness in check while traveling? Comment down below! The more the merrier 💪❤️
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#cartergood #weightloss #weightlosshelp #weightlossjourney #weightlossdiary #weightlosssupport #weightwatchers #weightlosssuccess #weightlosstips #fitness #fit #fitspo #dieting #diet #losingweight #fatloss #travel #traveltips #travelguide #intermittentfasting #mealplan #walking #activity #workout #workingout #morningworkout

. HOW TO STAY LEAN WHILE TRAVELING ——— I’m not sure why, but a buttload of folks have been asking me to talk about my favorite tricks, tips, and strategies for staying lean while traveling. ⠀ First thing to note 📝 —> no matter how hard you try, you’re not going to be perfect with your diet & exercise while traveling. ⠀ These strategies will help, but(t🍑) don’t expect to drop oodles of body fat while you’re on the go. ⠀ And I know that might sound worrisome to you, but think of it this way: ⠀ There’s no set rule on how quickly you should lose weight. In the grand scheme of things, one or two weeks of slower progress won’t matter a lick. ⠀ Instead of stressing, focus on ENJOYING yourself and doing the best you can 😊👌 ⠀ Cool? Cool. To the strategies we go... ⠀ —> Use Intermittent Fasting 🍽 ⠀ Fasting is a fantabulous eating strategy to use while traveling. Chances are you’ll be eating a lot of meals out, so pushing your first meal back into the day and having more calories to play with later on will make it 1000x easier to adjust. ⠀ —> Plan Ahead of Time ⏰ ⠀ Look up the menu and decide what to order beforehand... Simple as that! ⠀ As a general rule, I try and stick to ordering meals consisting of lean protein, plainer carbs (i.e., light sauce & oil), and steamed/grilled veggies👌 ⠀ —> Be “Activity-Minded”🚶‍♂️🧠 ⠀ Walk & move as much as possible, and if you’re able to work out, get it done early so you can enjoy your day! ⠀ Do you have any tips or tricks for keeping your fitness in check while traveling? Comment down below! The more the merrier 💪❤️ ——— ⠀ #cartergood #weightloss #weightlosshelp #weightlossjourney #weightlossdiary #weightlosssupport #weightwatchers #weightlosssuccess #weightlosstips #fitness #fit #fitspo #dieting #diet #losingweight #fatloss #travel #traveltips #travelguide #intermittentfasting #mealplan #walking #activity #workout #workingout #morningworkout

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I wanna let you in on a secret...
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This past month, I’ve slipped up on my diet.
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Not just once.
Multiple times... 🍕🤷‍♂️🍷 ⠀
And guess what?
I know I’ll slip up again.
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So why haven’t I spiraled out of control?
Why haven’t I gained back the 140 lbs I’ve lost?
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—> Language 🗣 & Mindset 🧠
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When I overeat, I don’t call it a “binge.” I don’t turn it into a game of “how bad can I be?” either...
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I finish my meal and get back to what I was doing before.
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The next day, I don’t try and “recover” by drastically cutting calories, fasting, or doing guilt cardio...
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I get back on the regular plan.
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Here’s the deal...
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There’s not a single person on Earth who doesn’t veer off their plan and overeat, skip a workout, etc.
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No one’s perfect 🙅‍♂️
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And that’s okay! Luckily, you don’t have to be perfect to lose weight and build a lean & healthy body.
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What it takes is consistency 💯
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Consistently hitting your nutrition targets
Consistently making healthy food choices
Consistently getting to the gym
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Stop beating yourself up after every little mistakes...
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Mistakes WILL happen.
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Beating yourself up about it is like twisting the knife 🔪...
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Like stubbing your toe on a corner and then kicking it with your other foot 😤... Like getting a flat tire and slashing your other 3 🚗...
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Maybe yesterday wasn’t your best day.
Hell, maybe this past week or month has been off...
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From now on, when you slip up (it’ll happen), don’t make things worse.
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Acknowledge it.
Accept it happened. 
Realize it’s not a big deal.
Get back on track as quickly as possible.
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Consistency > Perfection
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#cartergood #weightloss #losingweight #weightlossmotivation #fitness #weightlossinspiration #fitspo #bingeeating #binge #overeating #dieting #dieter #weightlossstory #weightlosssupport #weightlossstruggle #fitnessmotivation #dieting #dietmotivation

. I wanna let you in on a secret... ⠀ This past month, I’ve slipped up on my diet. ⠀ Not just once. Multiple times... 🍕🤷‍♂️🍷 ⠀ And guess what? I know I’ll slip up again. ⠀ So why haven’t I spiraled out of control? Why haven’t I gained back the 140 lbs I’ve lost? ⠀ —> Language 🗣 & Mindset 🧠 ⠀ When I overeat, I don’t call it a “binge.” I don’t turn it into a game of “how bad can I be?” either... ⠀ I finish my meal and get back to what I was doing before. ⠀ The next day, I don’t try and “recover” by drastically cutting calories, fasting, or doing guilt cardio... ⠀ I get back on the regular plan. ——— Here’s the deal... ⠀ There’s not a single person on Earth who doesn’t veer off their plan and overeat, skip a workout, etc. ⠀ No one’s perfect 🙅‍♂️ ⠀ And that’s okay! Luckily, you don’t have to be perfect to lose weight and build a lean & healthy body. ⠀ What it takes is consistency 💯 ⠀ Consistently hitting your nutrition targets Consistently making healthy food choices Consistently getting to the gym ——— Stop beating yourself up after every little mistakes... ⠀ Mistakes WILL happen. ⠀ Beating yourself up about it is like twisting the knife 🔪... ⠀ Like stubbing your toe on a corner and then kicking it with your other foot 😤... Like getting a flat tire and slashing your other 3 🚗... ——— Maybe yesterday wasn’t your best day. Hell, maybe this past week or month has been off... ⠀ From now on, when you slip up (it’ll happen), don’t make things worse. ⠀ Acknowledge it. Accept it happened. Realize it’s not a big deal. Get back on track as quickly as possible. ⠀ Consistency > Perfection — ⠀ #cartergood #weightloss #losingweight #weightlossmotivation #fitness #weightlossinspiration #fitspo #bingeeating #binge #overeating #dieting #dieter #weightlossstory #weightlosssupport #weightlossstruggle #fitnessmotivation #dieting #dietmotivation

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MAKE FAT LOSS EASIER
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What are some quick or convenient foods you use to make fat loss easier? Share ‘em below!
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The reality about fat loss is this —> it’s incredibly simple.
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Seriously.
I could write down everything you’d need to lose fat on a yellow Post-It note...
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✅ Eat in a calorie deficit
✅ Eat lots of Whole Foods
✅ Work out a few times per week
✅ Stay consistent with all those things ☝️
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Boom.
Fat loss.
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Here’s the thing though...
Losing fat might be simple, but it’s not easy.
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It’s actually incredibly difficult.
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Consistently eating in a deficit is hard. 
Consistently working out is tough cookies.
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Consistency is the issue, especially since we live in a world where it’s ridiculously easy to overeat calories and sit on our booty-bums all the live long day.
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Fat loss isn’t easy. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make it easier.
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When I’m working with my online clients, the goal is to build a plan that creates the least amount of resistance possible.
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Less resistance means more consistency
More consistency means better results.
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One way we’ll reduce resistance is by eating foods that are super-duper convenient, and this post covers a few of them:

Pre-Cooked Foods ♨️ —> throw ‘em in the microwave or oven for 5-10 minutes and BOOM. A healthy, convenient meal.
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Frozen Produce ❄️ —> lasts significantly longer than buying things fresh and storing them in the fridge. -
Quick Grab Snacks 🐿 —> great for small meals or snacks on the go.
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Serving Size Treats ⚖️ —> lets you enjoy “fun foods” in moderation without having to measure or weight anything out.
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The bottom line ✅: the less resistance your fat loss plan creates in your life, the better.
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I promise... take time now to build habits and routines that make your plan easier to follow, and future you will thank ya for it 🙏
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#cartergood #weightloss #losingweight #fatloss #fatlossdiet #fatlossfoods #fatlossplan #fatlosscoach #fatlosstips #nutrition #nutritioncoach #diet #dieter #dietfood #dietplan #dietcoach #healthy #healthydiet #healthyweightloss #weightlossjourney #fatlossjourney #fitness

MAKE FAT LOSS EASIER — What are some quick or convenient foods you use to make fat loss easier? Share ‘em below! - The reality about fat loss is this —> it’s incredibly simple. - Seriously. I could write down everything you’d need to lose fat on a yellow Post-It note... - ✅ Eat in a calorie deficit ✅ Eat lots of Whole Foods ✅ Work out a few times per week ✅ Stay consistent with all those things ☝️ - Boom. Fat loss. - Here’s the thing though... Losing fat might be simple, but it’s not easy. - It’s actually incredibly difficult. - Consistently eating in a deficit is hard. Consistently working out is tough cookies. - Consistency is the issue, especially since we live in a world where it’s ridiculously easy to overeat calories and sit on our booty-bums all the live long day. - Fat loss isn’t easy. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make it easier. - When I’m working with my online clients, the goal is to build a plan that creates the least amount of resistance possible. - Less resistance means more consistency More consistency means better results. - One way we’ll reduce resistance is by eating foods that are super-duper convenient, and this post covers a few of them: Pre-Cooked Foods ♨️ —> throw ‘em in the microwave or oven for 5-10 minutes and BOOM. A healthy, convenient meal. - Frozen Produce ❄️ —> lasts significantly longer than buying things fresh and storing them in the fridge. - Quick Grab Snacks 🐿 —> great for small meals or snacks on the go. - Serving Size Treats ⚖️ —> lets you enjoy “fun foods” in moderation without having to measure or weight anything out. - The bottom line ✅: the less resistance your fat loss plan creates in your life, the better. - I promise... take time now to build habits and routines that make your plan easier to follow, and future you will thank ya for it 🙏 — #cartergood #weightloss #losingweight #fatloss #fatlossdiet #fatlossfoods #fatlossplan #fatlosscoach #fatlosstips #nutrition #nutritioncoach #diet #dieter #dietfood #dietplan #dietcoach #healthy #healthydiet #healthyweightloss #weightlossjourney #fatlossjourney #fitness

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HOW TO BE SOCIAL ON A DIET
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Yesterday, I had a scrumptious breakfast + work date with some hottie thang named @KaylinPyles. Through a bit of charm & Jedi mind trickery, we convinced our waitress to swap the regular jam spread with the gooey avocado spread goodness you see before you.
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But this post isn’t about my semi-inappropriate relationship with avocados🥑🤤...
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Do you ever get anxious, nervous, or worried about eating out? So anxious, nervous, or worried that you repeatedly turn down invites?
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I get it.
I was the same way.
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I spent the first few years of my fitness journey huddled away in a tiny college dorm room.
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Outside, there were...
Parties 🍺
Late night slices🍕
New people to meet 🤝
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Lots of fun stuff that didn’t coincide with my fitness goals. -
But(t🍑) I wasn't afraid of the beer, pizza, or people. I was afraid of myself and what I'd do with so many tempting things around me…
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You have a goal. An admirable goal.
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You want to lose fat, build muscle, get healthy...
You want to be the best version of yourself
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And you’re worried about the temptations. Eating out and drinking is what got you overweight, so getting it off means cutting all that stuff out entirely, right?
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Or perhaps, like me, it scares you…
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You’re scared that if you go out to eat & drink, you’ll lose control and undo what you've achieved.
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My advice? Do what's right for you.
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If you get invited to go out, and you genuinely don’t want to go out… DON’T GO OUT!
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On the other hand, if you genuinely do wanna go out, but you're afraid you'll lose control, know this: -
1️⃣ You're stronger than you think 💪🧠
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Stop telling yourself you can't go out because you lack willpower or crumble under peer pressure.
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Trust your self-control. You don't need all the beers & pizzas & cookies to have fun, and you know that. Be mindful and do you — not what people around you tell you to do.
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2️⃣ You can always get back on track 🚂
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Let's say you do go out but totally–royally 'eff it up.
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I don't care if you went over your calories by 100, 500, or 1000+...
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Don't let one slip turn into many.
You can always get back on track. Always.
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HOW TO BE SOCIAL ON A DIET — Yesterday, I had a scrumptious breakfast + work date with some hottie thang named @KaylinPyles. Through a bit of charm & Jedi mind trickery, we convinced our waitress to swap the regular jam spread with the gooey avocado spread goodness you see before you. - But this post isn’t about my semi-inappropriate relationship with avocados🥑🤤... - Do you ever get anxious, nervous, or worried about eating out? So anxious, nervous, or worried that you repeatedly turn down invites? - I get it. I was the same way. - I spent the first few years of my fitness journey huddled away in a tiny college dorm room. - Outside, there were... Parties 🍺 Late night slices🍕 New people to meet 🤝 - Lots of fun stuff that didn’t coincide with my fitness goals. - But(t🍑) I wasn't afraid of the beer, pizza, or people. I was afraid of myself and what I'd do with so many tempting things around me… - You have a goal. An admirable goal. - You want to lose fat, build muscle, get healthy... You want to be the best version of yourself - And you’re worried about the temptations. Eating out and drinking is what got you overweight, so getting it off means cutting all that stuff out entirely, right? ⠀ Or perhaps, like me, it scares you… - You’re scared that if you go out to eat & drink, you’ll lose control and undo what you've achieved. - My advice? Do what's right for you. - If you get invited to go out, and you genuinely don’t want to go out… DON’T GO OUT! - On the other hand, if you genuinely do wanna go out, but you're afraid you'll lose control, know this: - 1️⃣ You're stronger than you think 💪🧠 - Stop telling yourself you can't go out because you lack willpower or crumble under peer pressure. - Trust your self-control. You don't need all the beers & pizzas & cookies to have fun, and you know that. Be mindful and do you — not what people around you tell you to do. - 2️⃣ You can always get back on track 🚂 - Let's say you do go out but totally–royally 'eff it up. - I don't care if you went over your calories by 100, 500, or 1000+... - Don't let one slip turn into many. You can always get back on track. Always. ——

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This post is NOT about fitness
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It’s not about calories.
It’s not about exercise.
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I spend nearly every day of every week talking about fitness. Today, I just wanna talk about life — specifically friends & relationships.
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So if you’re just here for fitness, no worries.
I’ll be back on my fit game in the next post. Promise 🤞
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But(t🍑) if you have 1-2 minutes and are at all interesting in hearing more about my life, keep on readin’ 🤪. At the end, there’s a super important takeaway that’ll help elevate your life 💯
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This is my roommate Trent (@trent_mccloskey).
Trent and I first met working for a marketing company (along with two other swell dudes @heightenedliving & @timberzins)
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But Trent’s more than a roommate. Trent’s a friend.
If it weren’t for him, I wouldn’t be who I am today.
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There’s a saying —> “you’re the average of the 5 people you surround yourself with.”
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It could be 3, 5, or even 10 people. Doesn't matter.
The people you associate with have a gigantic-humungous-enormous impact on your life.
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If it weren’t for @syattfitness , there’s no way in hell I’d have the patience & direction to build my business.
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If it weren’t for @mikevacanti, I would have never mustered up the courage to leave my internship and start my business in the first place.
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If it weren’t for @devondaymoretti, I’d still be struggling with major body insecurities.
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If it weren’t for @thefitnesslioness , I’d still be hesitant to open up and be vulnerable with others.
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If it weren’t for @kaylinpyles , I wouldn’t have the confidence to go after what I want, even when it means stepping into the unknown. ❤️
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All of these people have helped me in different ways, but what they all have in common is that I CHOSE to have them in my life.
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So my advice to you...
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Be VERY mindful of the people you let into your life. Their energy, advice, attitude, guidance, and opinions will literally shape who you are and who you become.
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If you have people in your life who bring you down, get rid of them. The sooner, the better. You don’t have to be a dick about it, but you shouldn't settle either...
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You deserve people who want you to grow and be your best self.
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#cartergood

This post is NOT about fitness ⠀ It’s not about calories. It’s not about exercise. ⠀ I spend nearly every day of every week talking about fitness. Today, I just wanna talk about life — specifically friends & relationships. ⠀ So if you’re just here for fitness, no worries. I’ll be back on my fit game in the next post. Promise 🤞 ⠀ But(t🍑) if you have 1-2 minutes and are at all interesting in hearing more about my life, keep on readin’ 🤪. At the end, there’s a super important takeaway that’ll help elevate your life 💯 ⠀ This is my roommate Trent (@trent_mccloskey). Trent and I first met working for a marketing company (along with two other swell dudes @heightenedliving & @timberzins) ⠀ But Trent’s more than a roommate. Trent’s a friend. If it weren’t for him, I wouldn’t be who I am today. ——— There’s a saying —> “you’re the average of the 5 people you surround yourself with.” ⠀ It could be 3, 5, or even 10 people. Doesn't matter. The people you associate with have a gigantic-humungous-enormous impact on your life. ⠀ If it weren’t for @syattfitness , there’s no way in hell I’d have the patience & direction to build my business. ⠀ If it weren’t for @mikevacanti, I would have never mustered up the courage to leave my internship and start my business in the first place. ⠀ If it weren’t for @devondaymoretti, I’d still be struggling with major body insecurities. ⠀ If it weren’t for @thefitnesslioness , I’d still be hesitant to open up and be vulnerable with others. ⠀ If it weren’t for @kaylinpyles , I wouldn’t have the confidence to go after what I want, even when it means stepping into the unknown. ❤️ ⠀ All of these people have helped me in different ways, but what they all have in common is that I CHOSE to have them in my life. ⠀ So my advice to you... ⠀ Be VERY mindful of the people you let into your life. Their energy, advice, attitude, guidance, and opinions will literally shape who you are and who you become. ⠀ If you have people in your life who bring you down, get rid of them. The sooner, the better. You don’t have to be a dick about it, but you shouldn't settle either... ⠀ You deserve people who want you to grow and be your best self. — #cartergood

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❌ Struggling vs. Successful Dieters ✅
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A lot goes into a thriving weight loss plan...
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Calories need to be in check ⚖️
Whole foods need to be the focus 🍎🥗
You need to be exercising regularly 🏋️‍♂️🚴‍♂️
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All those things matter, but(🍑) there’s ONE THING that matters more...
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Without this one thing, it doesn’t matter how “clean” your diet is…
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It doesn’t matter how strenuously you workout…
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This one thing is what separates folks who successfully lose weight from folks in a perpetual state of struggle...
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That one thing? ——> CONSISTENCY 🔄
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See, you could have the world’s fanciest pants fitness plan, but if you can't follow it consistently, it won’t help a lick. ⠀
And this is where people get into trouble...
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They’ll jump on the latest fitness FAD, and because they’re investing so much ⏰ & 💰, they’ll try to be 100% perfect following it.
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Which maybe lasts a few days? A week or two?
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But something always happens — they slip up, overeat, etc.
In that moment, the struggling dieter does one of two things:
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They get angry 😤
or get disappointed 😔
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Either way, they let that one bad meal turn into another, and another, and another...
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Before they know it, they’re back to square one 👎
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How to become a Successful Dieter ✅:
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I truly believe that every single person can lose weight and maintain a healthy body for life.
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THAT INCLUDES YOU.
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And it doesn’t take another FAD diet or “30-Day challenge.”
It doesn’t take more dietary restriction or strenuous exercise...
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It takes consistency.
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Consistently smashing the fundamentals of weight loss nutrition (being in a deficit, eating mostly whole foods, etc.).
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Consistently working out a few times per week and staying active (walking, taking the stairs, etc.) each day...
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Most importantly, when you DO slip up (because you absolutely will), it’s about getting right back on track — back to being consistent 👌
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And I promise you this —> It doesn’t matter if you’ve had a bad meal, day, week, month, or even year.
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You can ALWAYS choose to get back on track.
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Refuse to quit, and you WILL succeed.
It’s just a matter of patiently staying the course 💪❤️
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❌ Struggling vs. Successful Dieters ✅ ——— A lot goes into a thriving weight loss plan... ⠀ Calories need to be in check ⚖️ Whole foods need to be the focus 🍎🥗 You need to be exercising regularly 🏋️‍♂️🚴‍♂️ ⠀ All those things matter, but(🍑) there’s ONE THING that matters more... ⠀ Without this one thing, it doesn’t matter how “clean” your diet is… ⠀ It doesn’t matter how strenuously you workout… ⠀ This one thing is what separates folks who successfully lose weight from folks in a perpetual state of struggle... ⠀ That one thing? ——> CONSISTENCY 🔄 ⠀ See, you could have the world’s fanciest pants fitness plan, but if you can't follow it consistently, it won’t help a lick. ⠀ And this is where people get into trouble... ⠀ They’ll jump on the latest fitness FAD, and because they’re investing so much ⏰ & 💰, they’ll try to be 100% perfect following it. ⠀ Which maybe lasts a few days? A week or two? ⠀ But something always happens — they slip up, overeat, etc. In that moment, the struggling dieter does one of two things: ⠀ They get angry 😤 or get disappointed 😔 ⠀ Either way, they let that one bad meal turn into another, and another, and another... ⠀ Before they know it, they’re back to square one 👎 ⠀ How to become a Successful Dieter ✅: ⠀ I truly believe that every single person can lose weight and maintain a healthy body for life. ⠀ THAT INCLUDES YOU. ⠀ And it doesn’t take another FAD diet or “30-Day challenge.” It doesn’t take more dietary restriction or strenuous exercise... ⠀ It takes consistency. ⠀ Consistently smashing the fundamentals of weight loss nutrition (being in a deficit, eating mostly whole foods, etc.). ⠀ Consistently working out a few times per week and staying active (walking, taking the stairs, etc.) each day... ⠀ Most importantly, when you DO slip up (because you absolutely will), it’s about getting right back on track — back to being consistent 👌 ⠀ And I promise you this —> It doesn’t matter if you’ve had a bad meal, day, week, month, or even year. ⠀ You can ALWAYS choose to get back on track. ⠀  Refuse to quit, and you WILL succeed. It’s just a matter of patiently staying the course 💪❤️ ———

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I wanna talk about the one thing that's helped me maintain my weight loss success (and where a lot of folks go wrong)...
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Lots of people lose weight. 
What they don't (or can't) do is keep it off forever.
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My success maintaining my weight hasn't come from some exercise hack or diet voodoo magic…
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It's come from self-talk. 
More specifically, the words and language I use on a daily basis.
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In the past, I'd use words like “restrict” or “punishment. positivity wins. ⠀ I started thinking & speaking more positively about my fitness, and I’ve continued it to this day... ⠀ Instead of saying “I’m mindless," I say “I’m mindful." I can make good choices no matter the situation. ⠀ Instead of restricting myself, I use restraint. I can eat or drink whatever I want (chardonnay, anyone? 😉), but I use moderation knowing my health goals are more important. ⠀ Instead of treating fitness like a punishment, I embrace it as a privilege. I don't have to eat well and exercise ... I GET to eat well, exercise, and build a healthy body that makes life more enjoyable! ⠀ Maybe you're not in a super positive mindset with things. Maybe you aren't happy with your weight. Maybe you don't feel confident in yourself. ⠀ If that's you, I have a challenge —> for the next 7 days, anytime you have a negative thought about your fitness, immediately pair it with a positive one. ⠀ Didn't see changes this week? Think about all you've accomplished up to this point! ⠀ Accidently overate? Think of how many days you stayed on track! ⠀ Seems small, but how you speak and think to yourself matters. ⠀ Up for the challenge? If so, let me know👇">

I wanna talk about the one thing that's helped me maintain my weight loss success (and where a lot of folks go wrong)... ⠀ Lots of people lose weight. What they don't (or can't) do is keep it off forever. ⠀ My success maintaining my weight hasn't come from some exercise hack or diet voodoo magic… ⠀ It's come from self-talk. More specifically, the words and language I use on a daily basis. ⠀ In the past, I'd use words like “restrict” or “punishment." Before losing weight, I was “bad," and as punishment, I had to eat healthy foods and exercise. ⠀ I’m not saying that wasn’t motivating. I mean, it helped me lose 140+ pounds! ⠀ But once I lost weight, my negative self-talk caught up with me... ⠀ I remember sitting in my dorm room freshman year of college thinking, "is this my life now? Am I going to spend the rest of my life feeling inadequate and hating my body?" ⠀ I decided no more. ⠀ I dove deeper into the mental side of success & goal-setting, and the thing I came away with was this —> positivity wins. ⠀ I started thinking & speaking more positively about my fitness, and I’ve continued it to this day... ⠀ Instead of saying “I’m mindless," I say “I’m mindful." I can make good choices no matter the situation. ⠀ Instead of restricting myself, I use restraint. I can eat or drink whatever I want (chardonnay, anyone? 😉), but I use moderation knowing my health goals are more important. ⠀ Instead of treating fitness like a punishment, I embrace it as a privilege. I don't have to eat well and exercise ... I GET to eat well, exercise, and build a healthy body that makes life more enjoyable! ⠀ Maybe you're not in a super positive mindset with things. Maybe you aren't happy with your weight. Maybe you don't feel confident in yourself. ⠀ If that's you, I have a challenge —> for the next 7 days, anytime you have a negative thought about your fitness, immediately pair it with a positive one. ⠀ Didn't see changes this week? Think about all you've accomplished up to this point! ⠀ Accidently overate? Think of how many days you stayed on track! ⠀ Seems small, but how you speak and think to yourself matters. ⠀ Up for the challenge? If so, let me know👇

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‘nuff said.
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Never mind, scratch that. I’m way too talkative to end it there...
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Hmmm. What to say... Oh, I have an idea!
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In the comments, post your 3 favorite food emojis.
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I’ll go first —> 🍕🥗🍷
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Your turn 👇👇👇
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#cartergood #weightloss #losingweight #flexibleseating #flexibledieting #calories #countingcalories #caloriecounting #diet #dietplan #dietfood #dieting #dieter #weightlossmotivation #weightlossplan #nutrition #nutritioncoach #weightlosscoach

‘nuff said. ⠀ Never mind, scratch that. I’m way too talkative to end it there... ⠀ Hmmm. What to say... Oh, I have an idea! ⠀ In the comments, post your 3 favorite food emojis. ⠀ I’ll go first —> 🍕🥗🍷 ⠀ Your turn 👇👇👇 — ⠀ #cartergood #weightloss #losingweight #flexibleseating #flexibledieting #calories #countingcalories #caloriecounting #diet #dietplan #dietfood #dieting #dieter #weightlossmotivation #weightlossplan #nutrition #nutritioncoach #weightlosscoach

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📍HOW TO EAT OUT WHILE DIETING📍
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One of my core fitness philosophies is this: Your diet plan should never-EVER take away from living life & spending time with others.
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Many-a-folk get so stinkin’ obsessed with their weight loss goals they end up isolating themselves, avoiding social events, etc.
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It might give them more control, but it’s no way to live life...
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Trust me. I’ve been there 🙋‍♂️
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I used to bail on friends and turn down invites left & right — all out of fear that I wouldn’t have total control over my food choices.
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Sure, I was able to stick to my diet. Whoop-de-freakin-doo 😒🎉. In reality, that need-for-control thinking is a big reason why I ended up lonely and unhappy AFTER losing weight.
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We all wanna be as healthy & fit as we can 🍎🏋️‍♂️
We all wanna socialize & live our best lives too 🥂💃
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And the good news is you can absolutely-positively go out to eat and stick to your diet. It just takes a bit of strategic thinking and planning 🧠📝
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This graphic illustrates what I call the “Work Backwards” Method, and it's the perfect strategy for enjoying your restaurant or party meals without blowing your diet in the process.
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First, you'll wanna look up the menu ahead of time.
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You don’t have to choose the “healthiest” or lowest calorie option, but you don’t want to eat like an asshole either.
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Get what you want - just be reasonable 😉
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Next, you’ll want to find the nutrition info of your meal.
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If they provide it online or on the menu, you're good to go! If not, I'd look for a similar meal from another restaurant that does have nutrition info.
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Now comes the super-duper important part —> knowing how many calories is in your meal, adjust your OTHER meals to fit. This way, at the end of the day you’re still on target 🎯👌
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Oh, one last thing...
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You probably won’t be perfect.
In fact, I guarantee you won't be perfect. ⠀
That’s okay.
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Focus on doing your best, and if you do go over, don’t stress. You can always dial things back in the next day 💯
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A QUESTION FOR YOU...
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What's a strategy you use to stay on track with your fitness goals when you're out? Share it below so we can help as many folks as possible.
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📍HOW TO EAT OUT WHILE DIETING📍 ⠀ One of my core fitness philosophies is this: Your diet plan should never-EVER take away from living life & spending time with others. ⠀ Many-a-folk get so stinkin’ obsessed with their weight loss goals they end up isolating themselves, avoiding social events, etc. ⠀ It might give them more control, but it’s no way to live life... ⠀ Trust me. I’ve been there 🙋‍♂️ ⠀ I used to bail on friends and turn down invites left & right — all out of fear that I wouldn’t have total control over my food choices. ⠀ Sure, I was able to stick to my diet. Whoop-de-freakin-doo 😒🎉. In reality, that need-for-control thinking is a big reason why I ended up lonely and unhappy AFTER losing weight. ⠀ We all wanna be as healthy & fit as we can 🍎🏋️‍♂️ We all wanna socialize & live our best lives too 🥂💃 ⠀ And the good news is you can absolutely-positively go out to eat and stick to your diet. It just takes a bit of strategic thinking and planning 🧠📝 ⠀ This graphic illustrates what I call the “Work Backwards” Method, and it's the perfect strategy for enjoying your restaurant or party meals without blowing your diet in the process. ⠀ First, you'll wanna look up the menu ahead of time. ⠀ You don’t have to choose the “healthiest” or lowest calorie option, but you don’t want to eat like an asshole either. ⠀ Get what you want - just be reasonable 😉 ⠀ Next, you’ll want to find the nutrition info of your meal. ⠀ If they provide it online or on the menu, you're good to go! If not, I'd look for a similar meal from another restaurant that does have nutrition info. ⠀ Now comes the super-duper important part —> knowing how many calories is in your meal, adjust your OTHER meals to fit. This way, at the end of the day you’re still on target 🎯👌 ⠀ Oh, one last thing... ⠀ You probably won’t be perfect. In fact, I guarantee you won't be perfect. ⠀ That’s okay. ⠀ Focus on doing your best, and if you do go over, don’t stress. You can always dial things back in the next day 💯 ⠀ A QUESTION FOR YOU... ⠀ What's a strategy you use to stay on track with your fitness goals when you're out? Share it below so we can help as many folks as possible. —

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📍YOUR REASON TO LOSE WEIGHT?📍
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Most people start losing weight in hopes that it’ll be the You have the power to choose it right meow! 😺 ⠀ You can choose to love yourself in this moment ✅ You can choose to be happy with who you are today ✅ You can choose to believe you're good enough right now ✅ ⠀ I’m not saying it'll be easy. Changing your mindset is often the hardest part of growing. ⠀ But once you get away from motivating yourself out of negativity and instead, from a place of wanting to improve & better yourself, something magical happens 🦄... ⠀ Everything gets easier. ⠀ Diet, exercise, fitness-life balance, consistency… ⠀ Literally everything! ⠀ You’re no longer stressed about looking a certain way or weighing a certain amount or doing it in a set amount of time. Instead, you’re focused on doing your best each day and enjoying life along the way. ——— #cartergood #weightlosscoach #weightlosssupport #weightloss #weightlossjourney #weightlossmotivation #weightlossstory #dieting #diet #fatloss #fatlossjourney #fitness #fitnessjourney #fitspo #fitnessmotivation #selflove #selfcare #youareenough #selfworth #bodyimage #mindset #mindsetiseverything #weightlosscommunity #weightlosshelp #weightlossstruggle">

📍YOUR REASON TO LOSE WEIGHT?📍 ⠀ Most people start losing weight in hopes that it’ll be the "fix" to all their problems. ⠀ Maybe that’s you right now… ⠀ You don't love who you are ❌ You’re not happy with yourself ❌ You don’t feel like you’re good enough ❌ ⠀ But if you lose weight and LOOK better, it’ll solve all that, right? ⠀ You may not be good enough now, but after losing weight, you will be! You struggle to love who you are right now, but if you lost weight, you’ll finally be able to! ⠀ If that’s your thinking ☝️, it has to stop. Right now. ⠀ There's no weight, body fat percentage, dress size, pants size, measurement, muscle shape, progress pic, or waist-to-hip ratio that's going to make you happy. ⠀ Sure, those things can serve as a mental “band-aid” for a bit… But it’s just matter of time before that sucker’s getting ripped off 😖 ⠀ The only way to be happy and content is to choose it. ⠀ And I know that can sound a bit scary… ⠀ Here’s the good news —> You have the power to choose it right meow! 😺 ⠀ You can choose to love yourself in this moment ✅ You can choose to be happy with who you are today ✅ You can choose to believe you're good enough right now ✅ ⠀ I’m not saying it'll be easy. Changing your mindset is often the hardest part of growing. ⠀ But once you get away from motivating yourself out of negativity and instead, from a place of wanting to improve & better yourself, something magical happens 🦄... ⠀ Everything gets easier. ⠀ Diet, exercise, fitness-life balance, consistency… ⠀ Literally everything! ⠀ You’re no longer stressed about looking a certain way or weighing a certain amount or doing it in a set amount of time. Instead, you’re focused on doing your best each day and enjoying life along the way. ——— #cartergood #weightlosscoach #weightlosssupport #weightloss #weightlossjourney #weightlossmotivation #weightlossstory #dieting #diet #fatloss #fatlossjourney #fitness #fitnessjourney #fitspo #fitnessmotivation #selflove #selfcare #youareenough #selfworth #bodyimage #mindset #mindsetiseverything #weightlosscommunity #weightlosshelp #weightlossstruggle

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📍3 Things That Changed My Life📍
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Howdy! 👋
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Today, I’ve got 3 fat loss facts to share with you.
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They're not random either. All three of these facts have dramatically changed my life for the better, and I know they’ll change your life for the better too... If you implement them, o' course! 😜
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Fat Loss Fact 1️⃣ —> The Simpler, The Better.
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If you're like me, you've tried it all.
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Weight Watchers, Beach Body, Whole 30...
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Those diets aren't bad or wrong or ineffective.
Anything works if it’s followed consistently.
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But therein lies the problem☝️…
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Most people can’t stay consistent, especially when the plan they’re following doesn’t fit around their job, kids, and other life responsibilities.
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The simpler you can make things, the better.
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I keep things simple with my online clients and have them focus on the “Big 5”:
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1. Calories
2. Protein
3. Whole Foods
4. Strength Training
5. Daily Movement/Activity
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Do those 5 things consistently and you'll get amazing results.
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Fat loss Fact 2️⃣ —> Something Beats Nothing
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A 15-min walk beats sitting on the couch.
One healthy meal beats eating crap all day.
One delicately brewed cup of coffee beats no coffee at all 😢
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Fat Loss Fact 3️⃣ —> Motivation Follows Action
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You'll have days when the last thing you wanna do is work out & make healthy meals.
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I have those days too.
All the time.
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But even on those days, I’ll still workout and do my best to eat well. I’ll take action despite how motivated I feel in the moment.
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Motivation is fickle…
but it's also tameable.
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I know it’s hard, but the more you choose to take action despite your level of motivation, the easier it gets.
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And here's the part that's cool beans...
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Once you start, it builds momentum, and that momentum boosts your motivation to keep going 💯
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Alrighty, I'm out ✌️. Gotta go chug another gallon (or two) of coffee and devour a party plate 🦖
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Before I go, I’d love for you to drop a comment and share what helps you stay consistent despite your momentary motivation. We all struggle with taking action at times, and the more individual experiences we can share, the better 💪

📍3 Things That Changed My Life📍 ⠀  Howdy! 👋 ⠀ Today, I’ve got 3 fat loss facts to share with you. ⠀ They're not random either. All three of these facts have dramatically changed my life for the better, and I know they’ll change your life for the better too... If you implement them, o' course! 😜 ⠀  Fat Loss Fact 1️⃣ —> The Simpler, The Better. ⠀ If you're like me, you've tried it all. ⠀  Weight Watchers, Beach Body, Whole 30... ⠀ Those diets aren't bad or wrong or ineffective. Anything works if it’s followed consistently. ⠀ But therein lies the problem☝️… ⠀  Most people can’t stay consistent, especially when the plan they’re following doesn’t fit around their job, kids, and other life responsibilities. ⠀ The simpler you can make things, the better. ⠀ I keep things simple with my online clients and have them focus on the “Big 5”: ⠀  1. Calories 2. Protein 3. Whole Foods 4. Strength Training 5. Daily Movement/Activity ⠀  Do those 5 things consistently and you'll get amazing results. ⠀ Fat loss Fact 2️⃣ —> Something Beats Nothing ⠀  A 15-min walk beats sitting on the couch. One healthy meal beats eating crap all day. One delicately brewed cup of coffee beats no coffee at all 😢 ⠀ Fat Loss Fact 3️⃣ —> Motivation Follows Action ⠀  You'll have days when the last thing you wanna do is work out & make healthy meals. ⠀ I have those days too. All the time. ⠀  But even on those days, I’ll still workout and do my best to eat well. I’ll take action despite how motivated I feel in the moment. ⠀ Motivation is fickle… but it's also tameable. ⠀ I know it’s hard, but the more you choose to take action despite your level of motivation, the easier it gets. ⠀  And here's the part that's cool beans... ⠀ Once you start, it builds momentum, and that momentum boosts your motivation to keep going 💯 ⠀ ⠀  Alrighty, I'm out ✌️. Gotta go chug another gallon (or two) of coffee and devour a party plate 🦖 ⠀  Before I go, I’d love for you to drop a comment and share what helps you stay consistent despite your momentary motivation. We all struggle with taking action at times, and the more individual experiences we can share, the better 💪

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