The Best Chart Hacks for a Fitter, Healthier You

By Shen Mascariñas

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Saying no to a warm slice of cheesy pizza is already hard AF as it is. What more following and actually sustaining a healthy lifestyle? At the very least—one that consists of a proper diet, consistent exercise and a sufficient amount of sleep. Our foreheads are sweating just thinking about it. And we’re really contemplating if that counts as exercise already. No? K, fine.

It’s time to get our sh*t together. Seemingly sent from Internet-and-Photoshop-heaven (if such a thing exists)—these charts make a healthy lifestyle not only possible, but even easy.

For making a winning healthy soup—every time:


Frequent rain pour calls for a hot bowl of soup. Make that guilt-free and delicious by following the guide above.


For making sure your running efforts don’t go to waste:


So you’ve finally gotten the will to get off your butt and run? High five! Just make sure you have the proper form by following the infographic. Here are more detailed instructions.


For focusing on what matters more than counting calories:


Take it day by day and try to get these numbers in.


For mastering the art of making healthy smoothies:


When done right, smoothies can be one of the easiest ways to get essential nutrients. You can even enjoy them on-the-go. Use the chart as the guide and have fun trying various combinations!

For removing boredom out of your runs:


For at least 30 days, you can be sure your runs will be thrilling and challenging. Double the fun and get the whole gang into the program!


For making salad meals not only bearable, but even exciting:


Who knew the day would come that you’d actually look forward to eating salads?! Well, that day has definitely arrived with this chart. And if you’re eating out, here are delicious salads you must try.


For finding healthier substitutes to your food staples:


The tiny choices you make every day make a big impact on how healthy your lifestyle is. Read about why these substitutes are so much better for your body here.


For whipping up healthy dinners stress-free:


Here’s a cheat sheet for cooking light and tasty dinners. It proves that making your own healthy dinner doesn’t have to be complicated. All you need are three ingredients and less than 10 minutes. Sorry, buddy, there are no excuses.


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