‘Tis the season to see old friends, visit family, and to eat too much of that delicious home cooked meal that our mother cooked for us. We have a few good tips that will help you to lose the weight and to keep it off without sacrificing the great food.
1. Step away from the sugar:
This Christmas drink nothing but water, Soda and other drinks that contain a lot Of sugar will Only work against you, If you hate water or get bored of it easily then mix in lemon juice. Lemon juice helps to speed up your metabolism and water helps to clean out your system.
2. Encouragement is the best tool:
Find someone or a group of someone’s that can encourage you and help you to stay on track. Slimfast.com is a great site that can help you to connect with other people who are facing the same problems and the same issues. Together you can help each other.
3. Lose the scale:
Most of us when we start our diet we immediately go out and buy a scale. This is can be one of the worst things that you can do for yourself. Almost half of scales do not work properly. Not to mention that we have the impulse to weigh ourselves every day and we lose hope when we don’t see any results.
Instead buy yourself a tape measure. Measure everything (hips, waist, bust, thighs etc.) and record it in a journal. Every week record your new measurements. Remember that losing inches is much better than losing pounds.
4. Stay Active:
It’s the holiday season and we are constantly running around trying to get everything done. Most of us think that this leaves us no time to exercise – but what you don’t know is that by walking everywhere trying to find the perfect gifts you are performing one of the best exercises. Walking is great because it helps you to stay energized – which in turn can help you to lose weight.