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5 Inspirational Reads to Get You Moving

We’re going to let you in on a little secret. Ready?

Starting and maintaining a healthy lifestyle journey is not easy. And quite honestly, in the beginning it’s often not too fun. There… we said it.

The reality is that, when someone is new to dieting and fitness, there is a learning curve.

Old habits need to go.
New habits need to get picked up.

Comfortable routines have to get adjusted.
More structured and disciplined schedules have to get instituted.

Old grocery lists must be abandoned.
New food choices must be pursued.

On top of all this is that nagging self-doubt that you can actually see all this through and make real and meaningful strides in your nutrition and fitness goals. 

Here’s the thing: yes, a lot of people give up on their health-inspired pursuits… but many don’t and those people are the ones that push through and achieve inspirational accomplishments and goals.  

Believe it or not, you can do the same thing!

So rather than just taking our word for it, we want to recommend five books for you to check out about people just like you that accomplished great things in hopes of inspiring you to do the same. 

Happy reading!

1. You Are a Bad*ss: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life, by Jen Sincero

This entertaining “self-help” book and how-to guide by bestselling author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero serves up a ton of hilarious but inspiring anecdotes, expert advice, and easy exercises all wrapped up in one little bundle of charming irreverence. 

Learn how to identify and change damaging beliefs and behaviors that prevent you from achieving what you want in life and smashing your goals.

2. Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds, by David Goggins

Get inspired by David Goggins who shares his journey from poverty, prejudice, and poor health to being the only man in history to complete training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller. Goggins also set numerous endurance event records and was called “The Fittest (Real) Man in America” by Outside magazine.

Learn about his amazing life story and the secret to his success, or what he calls the 40% Rule, which allows him (and others) to push past pain, demolish fear, and reach their full potential.

3. Lose Weight Like Crazy Even If You Have a Crazy Life!: Life Lessons and a Breakthrough 30-Day Nutrition and Fitness Solution, by Autumn Calabrese

In this no BS, no excuses book, discover how you can lose weight and achieve anything from Autumn Calabrese, one of the top fitness and nutrition celebrities in the world. 

In this book, she shares personal struggles that shaped her life and approach to overcoming challenges leading to her 30-day weight loss plan. 

Autumn’s strategies don’t rely on deprivation or crazy calorie-reducing diets, but instead are simple and backed by science allowing one to achieve their weight loss goals without counting calories, feeling hungry, or being forced to deny the enjoyable things in life like dessert and the occasional cocktail.

4. Living with a SEAL: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet, Jesse Itzler

Get inside the head of Jesse Itzler who shares what it was like to endure a month of living and extreme fitness training with a Navy SEAL in this New York Times and #1 LA Times bestseller.

Learn how this unconventional and daring entrepreneur’s experiment not only resulted in muscle gains, but also the discovery of a great friendship—evidencing the huge potential that is waiting to be discovered by anyone who is willing to step outside their comfort zone.

5. The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage, Mel Robbins

Is it possible to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears?  What if the secret to having the confidence and courage needed to smash your goals is simply knowing how to push yourself? 

In this international best-selling book, author Mel Robbins explains the power of a “push moment” and offers you one simple tool anyone can use to become your greatest self.

Learn how to become confident, stop procrastinating, defeat fear, and just feel happier in only five seconds.

Please let us know if you have any other amazing books to add to this list and as always, we’re ready at Bee Healthy Clinics to help you along on your weight loss and healthy lifestyle journey. Reach out to your nearest location any time.

The mention of any books on this blog should not be interpreted as endorsement of their contents by Bee Healthy Clinics.

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