If you have tried everything thing from SPOT REDUCTION to FAD DIETS and nothing worked, then this article will benefit you (only if you really follow the advice).
Being overweight is a threat to your health. With time not only would your legs, back would hurt, chances of being prone to other lifestyle diseases rises, and insecurities related to your appearance clouds your mind. Low self-esteem may make you socialize a little less and me self destructive. Unti
There is no NEW secret formula to attain “GOOD HEALTH” or to “LOSE WEIGHT”. It’s all out there and all YOU need to do is FOLLOW IT, stay CONSISTENT and STOP COMPARING your PROGRESS with others. Stop setting timelines for losing weight instead focus on being Healthy and Fit.
Your only goal this time should be, not to quit no matter how much time it takes. Trust me, it works. When you focus on being Healthy and Fit, you commit yourselves to being more aware about your body. Weight loss is a part of being healthy.
Let me tell you what worked for me in my weight loss journey.
RULE 1. DIET –
Don’t follow a diet that you cannot adapt for your entire life. The reason why fad diets don’t work, is we cannot continue that kind of diet of life time. So if you want to lose weight and don’t want to gain it back try adapting a healthy lifestyle instead. Make sure to include raw vegetables and fruits in your diet. Make healthier choices when you cook. According to Harvard Studies on Balanced Diet, 45% of your daily diet plan should include raw vegetables (salads) and fruits.
RULE 2. Exercise / Physical Activity –
Train your mind to train your body to exercise at least 5 days a week. Don’t punish your body with workout cause you ate more rather gift your body with workout. Your body realises endorphins when you work out which also known as happy hormones. Regular exercise not only helps you in Weight loss it reduce health risk to a large extent. You must include strength training in your workout plan. It improves your ability to do daily activities and it strengthen your bones and muscles. It may be for ten minutes only but never miss it a workout.
RULE 3. DON’T QUIT –
In the beginning, its easy to get tempted with food and your mind will give you all kinds of excuses to skip a workout. Even if you lose track from your Healthy lifestyle and Workout routine go back on track. Start afresh. Tell yourself, it’s a lifetime commitment you have made to yourself, for your own better Health. My mother still goes for a walk every day cause she wants to stay fit and she understands how important it is to follow this throughout. We all lose track but the important thing is to go back on track.
Quick Tip :
1. Keep a journal of your daily diet and workout routine.
2. It takes double time reduce weight in comparison to the time it took you the same Weight. So be patient.
3. Stop buying unhealthy snacks, it’s the easiest way to prevent eating it.
4. When you are hungry drink water first. Our mind sends our body same signal for thirst and hunger.
5. Be aware of what is Healthy and Unhealthy food.
Do not underestimate the value of Health. Make sure you exercise daily or add some type of physical activity in your routine for at least 30-40 mins. Lastly, try to take adequate sleep regularly.
In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.Knute Nelson
DO NOT QUIT, NO MATTER WHAT COMES YOUR WAY.