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There's some psychology out there that says a reward isn't as powerful as is associating a new or challenging habit with something positive--a subtle, but important difference. By now I have a couple of those outside of just enjoying the exercise itself because . . . . even if you love running and swimming, sometimes it…
I felt like a living cliche when I did just that last January, BUT I also used December to prepare. I got all set up on MFP and played with the settings so they were where I wanted them to be on January 1. I practiced tracking, but did not set any expectations for myself. I stepped up my exercise a little so I would be…
I swim before work for about an hour almost every day (5:15 a.m.), then a long swim on Saturdays. I am not fast, but I am persistent. My goal is 500 miles this year. Having that long term goal gets me in the pool on mornings when I just want to stay in bed. Yes, coffee at the end is my reward, too! That said, on Saturdays…
I think the issue here is the fat grams listed for one half an avocado. It should be more like 12 grams of fat. That would put it in line with the 120 calorie count and account for 180 of the additional calories you see when you multiply out your macros.