Losing weight the way you gained it is not easy. You need to take some simple yet solid steps if you want to witness weight loss. Many people have witnessed a change in their waistline just by walking few more steps or giving up a soda can from the daily diet. This means even with small changes you will be able to make a big difference. So let’s see what are those changes which you need to adapt to shed out those extra pounds.
Keep a journal
Start keeping a track of your eating habits. Enter everything in the journal starting from the first thing you put in your mouth in the morning. This will let you know how much calories you have consumed and thus regulate the diet. It will even help you know about your eating habits. Whether you eat when you are stressed or bored or like how much gap you leave between meals, etc. can be learned from the journal.
Commercial? Stay active
Make the most out of the TV commercials. Stand up and start walking or skipping and make sure you have an increased heart rate by the time your programme has resumed. People who do this regularly has lost around 28 pounds in a year.
Bye bye high-fat food
Do donuts make you go crazy? Or do you love to munch even the last slice of pizza? Then start controlling yourself. If you have the habit to have 5-6 donuts a day, go down by one. Do this for few more days and go down again. Repeat this process till you are only having one, just for taste and love.
Sign up for newsletter
There are a number of health magazines which sends healthy tips through their newsletter. Sign up for them. They will keep on sending you tips to lose weight and stay healthy. This can be enough to keep you motivated. Not over. You can even follow some of their tips to get better weight loss results.
Walk a bit extra
Just start walking 5 min extra every day. This will be enough to burn some more calories. It is not necessary that you should be in your track or on the road. You can do it indoor itself.
It is advisable to take the stairs wherever possible. If your office is on the tenth floor, better take an elevator to the 7th floor and start climbing the stairs. People who took stairs regularly had more mortality rate than others.
Make your food
Understand that restaurant food contains more calories compared to what you eat at home. So better make it a habit to make your own food and carry it when you are out. Moreover having your own food will help you decide the portion as well as the quality of the ingredients.
Have better sleep
Make sure you don’t have any distractions while sleeping. Sleeping straight for 8 hours every day will be enough to keep you on track. People who have problems of deprived sleep start gaining weight just after few days.
So start taking care of these little things and you will be able to get better results within a small time frame.