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    Holiday Weight Loss Guide

    Holiday Weight Loss Guide

    Here’s a story that may sound familiar - a person starts a new diet with a weight loss meal plan and they’re really excited about how it’s finally going to change their health around. Maybe there’s some early success! Eventually though, six months or maybe even two years down the road, the diet fails. It happens to so many people that it’s almost an expectation.

     

    A scientifically sound weight loss meal plan is a fantastic foundation for losing weight. Obviously what you eat matters, A LOT. But that’s not enough — without a long-term strategy for success in place most diets are doomed to fail. We want you to take the weight off and keep it off, so here are three ways to make your weight loss meal plan successful for the long haul.

     

     

    1. Set Realistic Goals

     

    Goals should be concrete daily objectives like “drink a gallon of water a day for 30 days” or “work out arms for 30 minutes today.” Writing down and working toward short-term activity based goals is a common strategy for successful professionals in all walks of life — athletes, musicians, entrepreneurs — but those goals have to be realistic to have any chance of working. 

     

    The best strategy is to reverse engineer your long-term visions to create short-term goals. Let’s say you want to lose 5 pounds in a month. Twenty minutes of cardiovascular exercise in addition to cutting out processed sugars everyday is a rational, attainable goal. 

     

     

    2. Healthy Caloric Deficit

     

    Putting yourself in caloric deficit (burning more calories than you ingest) is absolutely essential for weight loss, but it is incredibly easy to do so in ways that negatively affect your health and sabotage your long-term goals.

     

    Cutting too many calories too fast will send your body into survival mode, crippling your metabolism as it desperately stores away all energy from everything you consume — your lizard brain thinks you are starving. Your body won’t want to burn fat.

     

    Instead, figure out how many calories you need to maintain your current weight and cut that number by 20%. This shouldn’t be enough of a change to trigger your body’s survival mode. Not sure how many calories you’re taking in every day? Keep on reading.

     

     

    3. Accurately Count Calories

     

    We know, we know. Counting calories can be a demanding chore, but it really is necessary for long-term weight loss success. Good news though — a good weight loss meal plan (like our Lean Box) does the work for you! The calories of every meal are already counted for you — simply put the numbers into your favorite nutrition app, or write them down old-school in a nutrition journal. 

     

    And don’t forget — document EVERYTHING. A little snack here and there might not seem like much, but those calories add up too. 

     

     

    In It To Win It

     

    If you’re thinking about investing in yourself and getting healthy with a weight loss meal plan, congratulations — you deserve to live your best life! Help guarantee your self-investment is successful in the long run by adding these tips to your weight loss strategy. 

     

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    ICON Meals: Delivering Safe & Clean Meals to your Doorstep

    ICON Meals: Delivering Safe & Clean Meals to your Doorstep

    Everywhere you turn everyone is talking about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) as it is all over every media outlet. Some folks are worried about not being able to get quality food from a trusted source. With ICON Meals, we’re the meal prep company you can trust!

    Corona Virus

    Are you worried about the Pandemic?

    It's a scary time for everyone as there is so much is still unknown. Everyone is trying to understand the magnitude of this outbreak and what ripple effect it will have on our lives.

    At ICON Meals, we focus on providing meals of the highest quality. Our kitchen is inspected by local, state and federal authorities and our meals are cooked by HACCP certified and trained culinary experts! Delivered to your door in vacuum-sealed packaging that extends the shelf life of the fresh meal along with the vital benefit of keeping all pathogens out.

    Safe, healthy, and contaminant free. The way your food... and family should be!

    On top of the policies and procedures we have had in place since inception we have elevated efforts in many areas:

    • We have enhanced the techniques used to sanitize and clean all preparation, cooking and plating surfaces.
    • Along with our regular cleaning schedule, we are implementing deep cleanings of our entire prep areas with additional recommended hospital-grade sanitizing products.

    • We are also paying special attention to common touchpoints throughout our entire facilities such as doorknobs, retail coolers, point of sale touchscreens, and all office and facility rest and break rooms.
    • In addition, we have added hand sanitizing stations outside of restrooms and door entrances to the warehouse and all kitchen entrances as another step taken to ensure all measures are being made to combat the virus.

     

      Rest assured all of our food and ingredients come from trusted sources and can be tracked through the entire cycle of the meal creation process. (See our Custom Meal options and Signature menu)

      We will continue to invest in new technology, packaging, training, and handling options so that you can rest assured as the consumer that you are receiving a safe product with the highest quality from a trusted partner.

      We wish the best for all of you and your loved ones. 

      Todd Abrams
      CEO/Co-Founder ICON Meals