How many times since its opening last year have you uttered the words, “Yeah, I’ll go to Chipotle with you…but I’m not getting anything?” Now, how many times have you actually stayed true to your word? Chances are, you haven’t. You end up being lured by the smell, the menu, and the fact that you know you’ll have to watch your friends enjoy their delicious burrito bowls as you sit there sipping on your complimentary water. So what do you do? You get a burrito.
Then comes decision time, round two: Do you keep eating or do you wrap it up and save it for later? Most of the time, whether it’s because we’re simply bored or because the food is just that good, we tend to keep eating. The gym can only do so much; it also takes the will power to put down whatever it is we’re eating and actually be content with doing so.