Posted in Weight Loss by inMotion Life
If you’ve been trying to lose weight for any length of time and you feel like you aren’t getting anywhere, this probably has you feeling pretty frustrated right now. You feel like you’re out of options and you’ve got nowhere else to turn, right?
Well don’t give up just yet! Here are ten great tips that you might not have tried yet, and that you should definitely be aware of. These simple tips should help you get back on track, and closer to achieving your weight loss goals.
If you are trying to lose weight, you need to be drinking plenty of water. when dieting, this usually consists of eight to ten glasses a day. This will help you keep hydrated, detoxified, and will help keep those nasty hunger pangs at bay.
#2. 3 Large and 2 Small
You should have at least five, if not six meals a day. This should consist of three large meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and at least two small calorie snacks, usually mid morning and early evening. This will boost your metabolism. Also, by no means should you skip meals. If you skip meals, you will throw your metabolism off balance.
#3. Portion Size
You should pay attention to your portion sizes. This is one of the most effective steps to successful weight loss.
It will be much healthier for you, as a whole, to eat rather than drink your calories. Many people believe in an all liquid diet, but these are generally not good. All you are basically taking in is pure sugar.
#5. Food Labels
You need to pay close attention to all food labels, especially when you are trying to lose weight. You want to compare calorie intake and overall healthiness of the food.
#6. Low Fat Low Sugar
Make sure you choose foods that are low in both fat and sugar.
Regular exercise is important when you’re trying to lose weight. It will help speed up your metabolism and increase your overall fitness levels, while ensuring that you are always burning extra calories. Try things such as a brisk walk, jogging, and cycling among others, as these are all good for your heart. You can also try weight training, as it will help you build muscle and also improve your endurance. Remember, more muscle burns more calories…
Mental workouts are also important to your weight loss program. Activities like Yoga and Meditation will help lower your stress levels, allow you to experience mental relaxation and improves your concentration. Both the mental and physical exercise if combined correctly will help your personality and overall physical health.
A good night’s sleep is also essential for proper weight loss. You also need to make sure you are going to bed and getting up at around the same time every day.
#10. Daily Diary/Journal
It’s a good idea to keep a daily diary or journal of all the food you take in, and carry it with you at all times. This will help you keep track of the calories that you have consumed throughout the day, which allows you to plan your next meal more effectively.
So as you can see, there is still hope for your weight loss plan. Just follow these ten steps and you should be on your way to achieving your weight loss goals in no time.
How about you? Have you got any useful tips for losing weight more effectively? We’d love to hear them in the comments below.