Team Jacobs: Advice for Healthier Living
Team Jacobs stopped by CBC studios to talk with Live Right Now about how they maintain their healthy lifestyles. Not only are they inspiring, Canada's gold medal men's curling team from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. have solid ideas about staying on track. Here are some of our favourite nuggets:
Interests: Fitness, Camping, Boating, Golf, Football, Relaxing
I ask myself, "What is my daily routine? "
My wife and I support each other. If one isn't getting to the gym or eating too much ice cream, don't be afraid to say something and help them get back on track.
Interests: Weight Training, Golf, Running, Camping
Find something you enjoy doing.
I use positive affirmation in the morning. One of my favourites is, "Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will." If you have a positive mindset, it's easier to achieve the things you want to get done.
You have to get to that point (of fitness) to know how good you can feel, otherwise you don't know how bad you were feeling.
Interests: Weight Training, Golf, Hockey, Camping
Try to be a little better than you were the day before.
I make myself get to the gym even if I don't want to be there, I fight through it.
I feel my best when I'm eating healthy and working out every day. When I do have a relapse I feel the difference.
Interests: Weightlifting, Golf, Hockey, Camping
I start my day on a positive note. Either a nutritious breakfast or physical activity. From there it becomes easier to feel good because you've already started the day that way.
We think that's (making health a priority) where we give ourselves an edge. We're not curlers, we're athletes.