“No cheating tomorrow”- this is what we say to ourselves when we grab a cookie, a cupcake or our favorite ice-cream. Whoever says that losing weight is easy, is definitely lying. It actually requires commitment, iron will power and hard work. But it is not strenuous either if you make some easy tweaks in your lifestyle. Here is a quick rundown of amazing tricks that can make a huge difference to your weight loss aspirations. Follow these simple tips and you will be on your way to a healthy weight much faster.
1. Add instead of subtracting
Rather than focusing on all those strict plans telling you what not to eat, focus on what to eat. Try adding healthy food to your diet instead of subtracting some. Healthy add-ons like veggies, juicy fruits, and nuts will keep you full and you won’t have room for the bad stuff. Eating plenty of protein can boost your metabolism by 80 to 100 calories per day. Avoid junk as a thumb rule.
2. Consume most of the calories before noon
It is good to consume up to 300 calories in form of your breakfast. The more you eat in the morning, the less you will eat in the evening. This way, you will have more opportunities to burn your day calories than those consumed at night. Avoid high-calorie diet for dinner and have your dinner at least two hours before you go to bed.
3. Because hydration helps
“Drink plenty of water”, is quite a familiar phrase. But it’s time to take it seriously if you want to make your weight loss mission easier. Sometimes, we get confused between craving and feeling thirsty. When you feel such hanker, grab a glass of water, it will keep you full.
Say NO to sugary fizzy drinks and packed juices. If you love to sip coffee or tea more than thrice in a day, make sure you cut down on sugar. Instead of caffeinated beverages, you can have green tea.
4. Just move around
It is quite convincing when you blame time for not going to a gym. But, try to fit in small bouts of exercise whenever possible. Do crunches during watching TV, dance while listening to your favorite music number and use stairs instead of lifts.