1.Getting Outside More
Focus on taking more active action throughout the day. Like going for long walks with your family or dog. This will help you to feel good being outside in the fresh air while you can relax and think more clearly about things on your mind. You can take the stairs at work instead of the elevator. You could even park a little further away from work or in the car park area. Schedule in a walk after dinner, first thing in the morning, or during your work breaks and lunch whatever work well for you. Walk to your friend office or house instead of sending the email & text messages if they live near by. Get yourself an activity tracker on your smart phone and use it to help motivate you to run, step or walk more.
There so much you can do. Get it done.
2.Drinking more Water
Most of times when you feel hungry, you’re actually partially dehydrated. Drinking 2 glasses of water in the morning helps active your internal organs getting it ready to work hard for you throughout the day. Drinking one glass of water before every meal or snack helps with your digestion. So before any food hits your lips make sure you first drink a glass of water. Ultimately you should aim for enough water throughout the day 3 to 4 litres minimum.
Here a few things you can start to put in place to help you get into this routine.
- Include keeping your water bottle filled up with you at your office desk, with you at home, and with you in the car
- Replacing one glass of soda a week with water is an easy way to gradually wean yourself off sodas
- If you’re used to drinking fizzy pop or other sugary drinks every day, replace one glass of it a week with a water. Then replace another glass the following week and so on.
Be careful how much food you put on your plate. Be mindful of how much food you are eating at any given time as this can lead to overeating as people generally listen to there body when it says I’m full. A smaller plate full of food just feels more satisfying than a large plate with that same amount of food on it. And don’t forget smaller bowls, cups, and spoons. For example, try savoring a bowl of ice cream with a baby spoon. Not only does the pleasure last longer, but also your body has time to register the food you’ve eaten.
4.Brushing your Teeth
We often make our worst food choices at night, so with this in mind, Limit your risk by getting into the habit of brushing your teeth at 8-9pm. Nobody enjoys brushing their teeth twice in a night, so this simple action can be an easy way to reduce your temptation to snack on sugary and fattening nighttime snacks. Simple but powerful.
5.Lose It Today, Keep It Off Tomorrow
Finally, Be Patient!! Get motivated!! Be Consistent. While trying to be consistent isn’t exactly painless or easy, it may help to know that keeping weight off generally gets easier over time.
Remember the key is when you get the weight off makes sure it stays off for good. So if you crave the results improved self-confidence, boost your attitude, make better health choices, and cultivate patience & consistency. You will hay success with your weight loss journey.