Cuando el amigo de Steve Byrne lo desafió a renunciar al alcohol durante todo enero, hace cinco años, Byrne aceptó el reto.Así, liberó su calendario de eventos sociales llenos de cerveza y duplicó sus entrenamientos de CrossFit. Esperaba que resultara un pequeño sacrificio, pero se sorprendió al sentirse mucho mejor. "Tenía más energía y estaba orgulloso de mí mismo por haber podido establecer este objetivo y lograrlo", cuenta Byrne, de 49 años, contador público certificado de Corona del Mar.
When the New Year rolls around, lots of people resolve to start eating healthier—whether it's cutting back carbs, eating more protein, or trying a specific diet. But taking on a food challenge for a whole year is, well, a challenge. While you might assume that eating healthy will instantly make you look and feel better, it can actually have some unexpected consequences on your system and your psyche, especially if you take on those changes too quickly.
When Steve Byrne’s friend dared him to give up alcohol for the month of January five years ago, Byrne accepted the challenge. He cleared his calendar of beer-filled social events and doubled down on his CrossFit workouts. He had expected a little sacrifice, but was surprised that he felt so much better. “I had more energy, and I was proud of myself that I was able to set this goal and achieve it,” says Byrne, 49, a certified public accountant from Corona del Mar. Plus, he lost five pounds.
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Selecting a term
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