The 10 Best Fit Living Tips from Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson's shape-up journey has been seriously inspirational, and we were stoked to hear her announce that she hit her goal weight back in March of this year. Plus, we get a little more impressed with every super-toned selfie she posts. Seriously, Jessica, you're doing it right. So we've rounded up some of our favorite bits of advice from Jessica on living life the healthy way:
1) Give yourself a break when it comes to the baby weight.
"You are creating a life, and honestly, it's not easy. It is a really hard thing to go through. You deserve to eat your ice cream. You deserve to have your pancakes. Do whatever you want to do, and then afterwards, just know that you have to work really hard." (viaGood Morning America)
For more refreshingly honest things celebrities have said about losing the baby weight, check this out.
2) Take it one step at a time.
"I'm taking it week by week so I don't get frustrated with myself. If I had a long-term goal and that's all I thought about, I think it would set me back more. So I really, every week, try to make sure I stick with my points and get four workouts in. That's my goal this week, and I hope that I can lose from that. If not, I'm going to keep on going and try it the next week. So far, so good." (via )
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3) There are way more benefits to working out than just a toned physique.
"Working out and being active overall makes me a happier person to be around. I let out so much more anxiety if I go out and walk and talk to Eric, who is basically my therapist on our walks." (via USA Today)
4) No matter what diet and fitness decisions you've made, you can start again.
"My advice to anyone who is starting their journey in weight loss is just to start. Just to know that you're worth it and that you get a new beginning. We all deserve that." (via The Huffington Post)
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5) Be a healthy-living role model.
"Raising Maxwell makes me realize that I don't want her to see me beat myself up for things like food choices or numbers on a scale. I don't want her to learn anything like that from me." (via Parents.com)
6) Don't bat away compliments—enjoy them!
"Learn to accept compliments as graciously as you give them. Don't dismiss them—soak up the positivity and give it back as often as you can!" (via Parents.com)
7) And pat yourself on the back every once in a while.
Don't be afraid to show off all that hard work. "These are my legs during a workout today! I'm proud of myself!" (via Instagram)
7) Squeeze in a workout—however you can.
"With both kids, I'm running up and down my stairs a million times. Kids can keep your metabolism going." (via USA Today)
Jessica's not the only busy one—here are tons of quick workouts for anyone running low to time.
MORE:How Jessica Simpson Got Motivated to Lose Weight
9) Make a get-healthy goal you'll feel good about
For Jessica, it was "to be the best version of myself and to feel great. I want to be a great mom and a great example to my kids." (via USA Today)
10) There will be ups and downs, so remember your weight does not define you.
"If I'm five pounds heavier, if I'm 50 pounds heavier, or five pounds lighter, I just don't think it should define who you are.
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