Can You Lose Weight by Banking Calories for Alcohol?
One of the first things experts will tell you to cut out of your diet if you want to lose weight is alcohol. For many of us, that may not sound like much of a sacrifice, but that opinion can easily change the next time we’re supposed to head to a girls’ night out, a friend’s wedding, a romantic dinner, or just a relaxing evening with your favorite drink.
Is there a way around it? After all, if the main concern about alcohol consumption is the number of calories it contains, wouldn’t that mean that you could save up your calories throughout the week and then have a few glasses on the weekend? Is it possible to bank your calories so you can use them later on for wine, beers, cocktails or another drink you’d like to enjoy? Keep reading this post
Top Tricks to Stay Motivated Until You Reach Your Weight Loss Goal
Motivation is the foundation of any successful weight loss effort. That said, it can also be one of the most difficult things to maintain throughout the length time you’re pursuing your goal. The problem with that is that if you lose your motivation, you likely won’t have the drive you need to keep up your eating and exercising efforts. If you don’t maintain those components of a healthful lifestyle, you may stop losing weight or might even gain.
If you are having a hard time keeping yourself motivated, consider the following tricks to get your drive back: Keep reading this post
How to Eat More Slowly to Lose Weight
One of the weight loss tips we all have available to us and that can best serve our efforts is slower eating. Reducing the speed at which we consume our meals gives us a spectacular range of weight loss benefits.
That said, eating more slowly is easier said than done. It seems as though this should be one of the simplest weight loss techniques to implement. It’s something that we can all technically do, and it’s something many of us try. However, when those of us who do give it a try begin our efforts, it doesn’t take long before we discover that the speed at which we eat seems to be relatively automatic. It isn’t something we control. Keep reading this post
Satisfy Your Cravings with the Right Healthy Snacks
Just because you’re trying to lose weight – or keeping it off once it’s gone – there is no reason to stop snacking. In fact, many studies suggest that it is better for many dieters to enjoy healthy snacks than to starve themselves between meals. However, it’s important to remember that not all snacks are created equal.
This is particularly good to know during the holiday season when the odds are that you’re having far more sweets as well as salty and fatty foods than you would throughout the rest of the year. The next time you’re feeling a bit puckish between meals, consider what you’d usually choose and then opt for something even better for you. Keep reading this post
How to Change Your Thinking to Lose Weight: Shift Focus Daily
It helps to change your thinking to lose weight. Many people struggle to be able to lose weight because of the challenge and yet monotony of trying to keep up with so many changes to their lifestyles. After all, if you want to shed the pounds, it means you need to change the things that you were doing that put them there in the first place. This usually means that you will need to focus on eating differently and exercising more frequently or more efficiently.
This may sound obvious and straight forward, but when you try to put that kind of strategy into place, it can be rather difficult. The ability to change your thinking to lose weight can be easier said than done. At times, it can feel nearly impossible. Keep reading this post