Most people have always assumed that i’m in good shape because of my petite frame. Truth is, I have a great metabolism that allowed me to fool people. A year and a half ago you couldn’t get me to run a mile, i’d be out of breath by the end of the second block. Over the past few years, i’ve realized that hot bodies are healthy bodies.
Exercising and eating right go hand in hand. When I eat healthy and exercise I notice that I have more energy, focus and I feel better. Last September, I ran and finished my first official run (10K/6.2 miles) in 1:14. I was able to do that because I decided to make better health and fitness choices. Don’t just take my word. Let’s see what someone else has to say about it.
Below are pictures of Ozzie, a health coach, who I’ve watched make a transformation from the picture on the left to the picture on the right. Check out the Q & A session to find out what he thinks about health and fitness.
Q & A with Ozzie
Describe yourself in one sentence.
Ozzie: I am a thankful individual that runs on the never ending fuel of life’s positivity and beautiful moments.
How often do you exercise?
Ozzie: I workout between 3 to 5 times a week.
What do you wish you knew 5 years ago that you know now?
Ozzie: I wish I knew that eating the right foods and focusing on proper nutrition would get me way better health results than working out 5 to 6 times a week for hours at a time in the gym.
Some people think that health and fitness aren’t really important. What would you say to them?
Ozzie: You only have one body. If you don’t take care of it now, it’ll take care of you later. Make the right investment for the long term, you won’t regret it.
Is there anything else you want to share about yourself, health or fitness?
Ozzie: Being healthy and fit isn’t always about how you look. It’s also about how you feel on the inside. I do a lot of reading and personal development, and because of how much it’s helped me to grow mentally, I don’t feel there is anything I can’t do or achieve once I put my mind to it.
Feel free to reach out to Ozzie via email at LetsGet24Fit@gmail.com or his Twitter handle @YoungOThankful.