Now is the time to lose any extra weight you’re
carrying, boost your confidence in doing so, and even brighten your mood. You may also prevent the risk of hypertension,
diabetes, and high cholesterol. To accomplish these objectives a healthier
lifestyle should be your goal. Sometimes all it takes is a little
reconditioning. By giving up a few unnecessary habits you may gain a world
To assist you with your endeavor, try these
protein, fruits and vegetables
Aim to include these in every meal. These foods offer a
smart way to fill up without packing on unwanted calories, and they contain
valuable nutrition for
Have fun while
The more you enjoy your workout
routine, the more likely you are to stick with it. Vary your workouts, and ask others to
join you. Jog in the park one day, and go dancing with friends another.
Don’t be too tough on yourself. Its okay to enjoy your favorite dessert
or snack every once in a while. Indulging occasionally will help you stick to
all the other healthy choices you’re making.
Keep a food diary
Tracking what you eat can help you
understand your eating habits and where your calories are coming from. Studies
have shown that people who jot down what and when they eat tend to lose more
weight than those who don’t.
Drink plenty of
Drinking at least eight glasses
daily is not only good for your body, it’s also a great way to satisfy feelings
of hunger without turning to unhealthy snacking and sugar based drinks with
Set realistic goals
The expectation that you will lose
all of the weight in six months is unrealistic. You didn’t put the weight on
overnight so it won’t disappear overnight either. Set small goals which when met
will encourage you to stick with it.
One of the most effective ways to
lose weight is by maintaining a proper diet and engaging in a consistent
exercise program. There are no weight loss secrets, machines with super powers, magic pills,
products or supplements; just your determination to follow through with your
goals. Make them realistic and have fun while you exercise.