There are lots of men and women who are struggling to lose weight. So, here are the ten tips that might be able to get one stay motivated in achieving his or her weight loss goals.
Tip #1: Don’t Skip Breakfast
Nearly 10% of people skip breakfast. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. You need an energy-boosting food or drink black coffee for adults, or a warm cup of green tea, yogurt, and fruits like banana, or a bowl of multi-grain cereals with almonds and honey.
Avoid processed fatty foods that are bad fats. Always aim to eat a high-protein breakfast with good and healthy fats.
Tip #2: Stay Hydrated
To avoid dehydration you should aim to drink at least eight 8-ounces glasses of fluid a day. All fluids count like water, juices, coffee, etc.
Just avoid drinks like sodas, and canned or bottled juices. So, always have water to drink with you, or any other liquids as long as it is calorie-free.
Otherwise, if you’re enjoying on sugary beverages, it won’t help it losing weight, but gain instead.
Tip #3: Clean The Kitchen and Be A Slim Shopper
A 150-lbs person would burn approximately 200 calories per hour during shopping. Don’t hold back yourself of the snacks you want.
Instead, minimize shopping food more often. Still, you can enjoy your favorite food in moderation and with self-control.
Stock healthy foods in your kitchen that are also convenient when you need them.
Tip #4: Be Physically and Mentally Active
A 150-lbs person would be able to burn approximately 189 calories per hour doing Yoga. Hence, doing Yoga and meditation help a lot for effective and healthy weight loss.
Add to it cardio or high-intensity interval training afterward to make the weight loss more efficient. Sooner or later, you’ll get into a stressful situation, but instead of overeating and enjoying comfort foods that have a high-calorie content, be discipline to stay calm and be more active to boost your self-control and endurance.
Tip #5: Be Persistent, Believe and Do Not Push Yourself To The Limit
You can’t fail unless you quit. If you’re getting frustrated, ensure you are not under-eating, over exercising or expecting too much from the scale each week.
Find the right balance of nutrition and exercise to feel strong and satisfied. Keep a positive mindset that you can be successful with your weight loss goals.
Forget all the reasons why you can’t lose weight quickly. Overcome negativity and focus on things that are in your control.
Tip #6: Get Enough Sleep Every Night
Improve the quality of your rest by setting a regular time for bedtime. Set your bedtime at fixed time nightly and wake up at fixed in the morning, as well. Average recommended number of hours as per experts are 7 to 8 hours every night.
Additionally, you can have power nap as needed to make up for lost sleep. When you can, do a short meditation and relaxation during mid-day as this helps you give energy for the rest of the day.
Tip #7: Benefits Of Sunlight
Only takes less than 30 minutes in the sun to give your body enough time to produce Vitamin D needed. Remove your sunglasses when you’re out in the sun during early morning and let the sunlight shine on your face.
Studies have found that it can relieve mild depressions and help cope a lot better with less stress when a supply of Vitamin D in the body is enough or at the level the body requires.
Vitamin D (from the Sun) For Weight Loss
Sunlight helps the brain produces more of this natural antidepressant; hence it is a good idea to see the sun whenever you can especially during the morning.
During sunny days, when you’re out in the sun it helps the brain in producing more of the mood-lifting chemicals called serotonin than during cloudy and darker days.
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So, don’t be afraid to face the sun and enjoy the sunlight during the day. Of course, during hot summer days or during noon time, you could get sunburn. In order to prevent that from happening, apply sunblock or cream to the skin before enjoying the sun reaping the benefits of getting the ideal amount and quality of Vitamin D.
Additionally, men can enjoy more benefits through sun exposure as it helps boost the level of testosterone resulting to a boost in sex drive, at the same time.
So, take a few minutes to meet the direct sunlight whenever you can…it’s good for the overall. This may sounds interesting or a new concept to most guys out there, but in reality it is not. In fact, it is already existing and working, we’re not just aware of it.
Tip #8: Pray The Fat Out
Men and women reported feeling a greater intimacy with God through prayer are more likely to be physically active according to a research1.
Studies showed women who have more support socially tend to move more and feel closer to God may give people that support.
Tip #9: Give Yourself A Little Cheat Day
It is essential that you allow yourself certain treats in moderation along with your personal weight loss goals or program.
Tip #10: Throw out a big smile
…and feel beautiful from the inside out. Being happy and with the feeling of satisfaction helps to stay motivated and follow through the weight loss goals until they’re achieved.
These are just among the few of the many ways on how to achieve healthy, safe and long-term results in losing unwanted pounds. Should you have additional tips to share, post them in the comments below.