Weight Loss Aiken SC
North Augusta, SC
Weight Loss Tips You Can Live By
If you've already read my article The Truth About Dieting , then you're on the right track. A healthy approach to weight loss entails educating yourself about the healthiest ways to lose weight. It also means keeping realistic goals in mind. Many women and men want to lose weight in time for their wedding or high school reunion that's 6-months down the road; however, others want to lose weight for bathing suit season and it's already late-June.
We've already covered that fad diets might help you shed weight temporarily, but as soon as you stop dieting and pick up your old eating habits you'll gain the weight back. Keeping the weight off means abandoning some current lifestyle choices with new ones, because that's really what you need a lifestyle makeover, not a diet.
Here are my tips for transforming your life, your health and your body for the better:
First off, forget about dieting scratch the word diet from your dictionary, your thesaurus, your vocabulary and your life. The key to long-term weight loss and control are first establishing a healthy eating pattern combined with exercise and next sticking to it!
Become your own personal chef Shopping and cooking for yourself is a great way to save money and better yet, to control what goes in your body. Keep all temptation out of your house by banning salty, bad-fatty, sugary, processed, white-flour, greasy delights from your refrigerator and cupboards. Prepare a grocery list full of whole grain, fibrous foods, lean meats version, fresh fruits and veggies to prepare your meals. Stuff your pantry with spices (not salt) to add some flavor. After all, who said that healthy food had to be boring?
Go ahead and snack just do it right Realistically you should be eating 5 to 6 small meals per day. For more information read my article Tips to Kick Start your Metabolism . Every 3 hours snack on a piece of fresh fruit, raw veggies or a container of fat-free yogurt in combination with a healthy protien such as fat-free cottage cheese, a handful of unsalted nuts, hardboiled egg whites or lean fish, beef or chicken.
Get up off that couch If you're sitting around on the couch moping about your fat belly with a beer in one hand and a bag of pork rinds in the other, you're doing yourself more harm than good. Start slow by incorporating 30 minutes of moderate exercise into your life 5 days per week. It can be as easy as walking to the grocery ...