Sometimes, it doesn’t take a big change in your life to experience weight loss. If fact, rapid and fast weight loss are often seen when small changes are implemented in our daily lives. We shall recount what are the top 10 weight loss tips that are effective and easy to apply.
1) Sleep well
Studies have shown again and again that the lack of sleep indirectly causes wright gain. Whether this is due to the increase in stress hormones or increase in amount night time snack does not matter. What matters is a good night sleep daily will not only allow you enough energy to go through the day, but also keep your weight in check.
2) Eat half share
If you are overweight and has not been losing weight or have been gaining weight, you are eating too much. Often, it is too difficult to count calories. The easiest way to reduce your caloric intake is to take 1/2 share of what you normally take.
Begin by taking half share of everything you take for dinner. After 1 months, half your lunch share too. Depending on how heavy your breakfast is, you might or might not want to half the share. If you keep to this, weight loss is almost certain.
3) Hydrate hydrate hydate
Water is essential for most bodily functions. It also helps to keep blood circulations up and therefore keeps you awake. Water can also fill your stomach and make you feel less hungry. Take at least half a cup of water before each meal and have regular sips throughout the day.
4) Walk and not drive, climb and not ride.
Humans are made to run and jump. However, modern devices like escalators and cars now allow us to not even walk or climb. This just means that the body will not have any avenue to use the calories we take in. So, walk to your neighbouring shop or climb the stairs rather than take the lifts. 2 flights of stairs twice a day not only helps reduce weight but also keeps your heart stronger.
5) Keep doing it.
The major problem with weight loss is the lack of continuity. We try one thing and give up soon enough only to gain ore weight before trying another. Decide on what you want to do and stick to it. The going will get tough, this is inevitable. But the benefits you’ll see from weight loss will be worth it.
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