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Since kicking off the New Year, I've been maintaining my health and fitness goals by following three fun and easy guidelines while adding in the super flavorful, but never too sweet, Orbit® Gum by Wrigley's.
True to my belief that everything starts from within, having a healthy, strong, and fit body, starts with being happy and whole from the inside out while having a balanced and healthy mindset. Thus, I strive to be mindful of how I treat my body and what I put into my body.
Orbit Gum helps me to easily maintain this balanced lifestyle by being my fitness and health partner-in-crime whether I'm hiking Runyon Canyon, going for my morning run down Santa Monica Blvd., or curbing my sweet tooth in-between meals. Check out below for my health and fitness secrets to staying on-track.
#1: Run with Orbit
If you know me, you know that I live for my daily runs. Whether I'm hitting up the treadmill or the pavement, I try to get in a few miles a day to clear my mind, strengthen my body, and give me an energy boost throughout the day.
In addition to having my power-house workout playlist to motivate me throughout my, I also pop in one of my favorite flavors of Orbit Gum to chew on while I let my mind flow and my feet fly. Enjoying the gum allows me to take my mind off of how many miles I'm tracking and focus on just being present in the moment and enjoying the experience.
#2: Opt for Orbit To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
Even though Orbit Gum is sugar-free gum is available in some yummy flavors including Spearmint, Peppermint, Wintermint, Bubblemint, Strawberry, Citrus, Sweet Mint, and Orbit White, the gum satisfies my sweet tooth when I'm craving a treat. It's a healthy way to treat myself without consuming empty calories, sugars, and fats, from my guilt pleasures that include cookies, cake, cheese, and brownies. Especially since gum is a flavorful treat with only 5-10 calories per serving, plus sugar-free gum also provides oral care benefits.
Another healthy trick is to drink a ton of water. Usually when I have a craving or feel hungry before it's mealtime, I drink a glass of water and that cuts my craving and fills me up. A lot of the time we mistake hunger for thirst and dehydration.
#3: Meditate with Orbit
I know, I know. You're probably tired of me incorporating mediation into my posts, but it has fundamentally changed my life and I want nothing more than to share this life-changing experience with you all.
Since healthy bodies start with healthy minds and balanced lifestyles, starting your day from a grounded place of peace through meditation is crucial in making and keeping your fitness goals. I like to enjoy Sweet Mint Orbit Gum right before I settle in for my meditation session. It leaves my mouth feeling clean and fresh, which just opens me up and puts me in relaxation mode.
I was selected for this opportunity as a member of CLEVER and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.