When it comes to renovating your home, you want your home to express your inner essence, your personality. And, that’s only natural, and as your home is already an extension of yourself and your personality, so why not complete the picture. Likewise, when it comes to our bodies, we want our true self to be free and known, so when you renovate your home to match what’s in your heart, why not also “renovate” your body? There’s no better time to get in shape, so here are a few tips on how to get started.

First and foremost, you need to reshape your diet. The modern American diet is saturated with processed foods, and that’s not going to work here. These convenient items are high sugar, sodium, and fat, along with preservatives, to make them cheaper to produce, but at the cost of their nutritional value. Instead, buy and cook fresh ingredients to see immediate and long term improvements to your health, in general, and to your weight. You can also try weight loss and nutritional aids like Nutrisystem to see even bigger losses and improvements.

Next, of course, is the dreaded matter of exercise. When it comes to exercise, you need to find a good, solid routine and stick to it. You won’t be able to keep up, or possible even finish, the routine at first, or at least, you shouldn’t. After all the goal is to improve, so you need to leave yourself room to improve. Don’t get frustrated and quit or push yourself too hard. You’ll get there eventually, so don’t sweat it. (No pun intended. Okay, you got me, pun intended.) With these tips at your disposal, you’ll be swole before you know it, and you and your house will be closer to that perfect expression of your essence than ever before.