- Be patient and focused
Once you start out, you might be surprised that you’re not losing the wight as fast as you’d like. But that’s no reason to get discouraged. Losing weight is a painful process that takes time. If not, we’d all be fit and healthy. Good things don’t come easy or fast. You have to literally sweat for it. It took time to gain the weight and it sure will take more time to shed it. Be patient and focused in your weight loss endeavors. Look for ways to motivate yourself. Focus on the end result. Focus on the prize. And once you get there, work towards maintaining it.
- Eat for what you’re doing
There is need to plan what you eat to fit your anticipated activities. Eat energy giving food to increase your metabolism for a workout and eat light when you’re about to go to bed. You need not eat less, eating smart is the perfect option. For energy, choose a high energy meal like carbs or protein. Opt for a more filling and less calorie diet like fruits or vegetable salad when you just want to relax. The kitchen is the one place in the house where you pack on the pounds. An appetite suppressant could work if you need a little help taking control over what you put in your mouth. Ensure that you embrace healthy cooking habits instead. Make healthy choices when cooking at home. Steam or boil instead of frying. Avoid high saturated fats and opt for the unsaturated fats instead.
- Eat slower
It takes time for your body to realize that you are full. To avoid the intake of more calories than necessary, eat slowly giving your body time to decide whether you’re full or not. This way, your brain will get the right signals before you consume extra calories.
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