Presentation on theme: "PREPARING GOD’S TEMPLE SBC HEALTH CHALLENGE “You do not belong to yourself, for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body."— Presentation transcript:
PREPARING GOD’S TEMPLE SBC HEALTH CHALLENGE “You do not belong to yourself, for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body. 1 Corinthians 6 19-20
February 1 through April 19 Weigh-in Prayer partners Healthy Start Tips Bi-Weekly Weigh-ins Wednesday at 5:45 and 6:45 Bi-Weekly Challenges PREPARING GOD’S TEMPLE
Incentives Meeting bi-weekly challenges Female Winner – total spa treatment basket Male Winner – new grill Couple Winner – Bed and Breakfast Getaway How do I become the top “Temple Keeper”? Highest percentage of weight loss. Final Weigh-in & Award Ceremony – April 19th PREPARING GOD’S TEMPLE
Bi-Weekly Challenges Design and stick to a meal plan. Daily prayer and bible study. Include 5 fruits/vegetables into daily meals. Exercise 210 minutes a week + 3 nights/week without TV Consume 8 cups of water a day. PREPARING GOD’S TEMPLE
Lifestyle changes in diet and exercise. May not happen overnight. Success usually doesn’t. Be disciplined. Pray for yourself and others. Form your goal. Be realistic. Preparing God’s Temple How do I start???
The food’s you eat. Be a cautious consumer – read labels – compare fat/calories. Eat a variety of foods – helps you get the nutrients you need. Eat in right amounts – portion sizes. More carbohydrates/proteins, less fatty foods. Consider the time of day you eat. Do not skip meals. Include snacks. Be cautious of dining out – difficult to control calories/tempting menus. Clean out the pantry? PREPARING GOD’S TEMPLE Thinking about…meal planning.
Exercise – Our bodies were “Made to Move.” Controls energy, mental health, physical health (muscles & joints). How much – at least 30 minutes (maintains). Aerobic, Flexibility, Resistance. Make it part of daily lifestyle. Use variety. Avoid allowing yourself to be discouraged. PREPARING GOD’S TEMPLE
Goal Setting What is your intention? (Be realistic.) Exercise more, change the food you eat, weight loss? How are you going to do it? Barriers – what is going to impair you? How are you going to plan around barriers? Who are you accountable to? PREPARING GOD’S TEMPLE
Saves time, saves money, prevents stress, allows you to control what you eat. Balance calories, fatty foods, time. Try new foods / recipes. Practice. mypryamid.gov Preparing God’s Temple MEAL PLANNING