clean-apartment-lose-weightFirst Step to Getting in Shape? Clean Your Apartment!

Ok, so it’s not a major scientific study from Cornell or anything, but really, when you think about it; it makes sense!

Apartment Clutter is a Lot like Fat!

Glamour staffer Karina Arrueis writes on her blog that part of her weight loss goal is to clean her studio apartment! Nope, she’s not planning on getting all aerobic and furiously cleaning in spandex to “Sweating to the Oldies”.   It’s more of a “my body and home are my temple” thing, see:

I believe in the theory that most people who take excellent care of their bodies (by making healthy food choices, sleeping well, working out) take care of their homes, too. Since gaining back those damn 11 pounds, I’ve started to feel like my apartment is more cluttered than usual—and I don’t think this is a coincidence. When my home feels like a sanctuary, I treat myself differently.

Tie that in with ancient Chinese Secrets of Feng Shui and sure, open up that Ch’i and watch those extra pounds just fall away!  So that first step to shedding those extra winter pounds might be helped by getting your extra stuff into a secure mini storage facilities. Plus, as Karina points out:

It’s supposed to snow all weekend here, so I can’t think of a better way to spend my time.

You can read the all of the blog post here if you need more inspiration to get your home on a diet! And if it helps motivate you, get out that spandex!