Weight Loss Tips that Work

 

Here are 10 Weight Loss Tips that I have found to be the most helpful. There are many simple things you can do to focus on your weight loss goals. We all hear about things like this almost daily.

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LoseIt app

Weight Loss Tips #1 –

Track your calories all day long using something that will total as you enter your food and exercise. MyFitnessPal and LoseIt are great apps for your iPod/iPhone or Droid.  Adding your food and exercise calories throughout the day makes sure you don’t have to remember something late it’s easy to forget otherwise.

Weight Loss Tips #2 –

Have scheduled exercise times during the week. Make an appointment with yourself. Having these set times makes it easy for you and your family, work, friends, etc. Everybody knows when you will be busy taking critical time for YOU.

Weight Loss Tips #3 –

If you have to drive to work, park at least a 5-minute walk away. You’ll automatically get 10 minutes of walking in each day.  It’s also a great way to have time to plan your day on the walk in and to relax at the end of the day.

Weight Loss Tips #4 –

It’s more comfortable to avoid the temptations of bad snacks if you don’t buy them. If they are not in the house already, you will be less tempted. Don’t forget to work with the rest of your household to buy only healthy snacks too.

take a brisk walk

Weight Loss Tips #5 –

When you find that you have a few extra minutes in your day, take a brisk walk or do something else that will get your heart pumping. Even 10 minutes here and there can make a difference.  This is another time when having some standard exercises routines comes in very handy!

Weight Loss Tips #6 –

Be honest with yourself. Losing weight can feel hard at times, and you may need a treat at times. Don’t cheat yourself. Track even the gifts honestly. Tracking calories are the most important thing you will do – be sure to do it right.

Weight Loss Tips #7 –

If you go over your daily calorie budget, review it at the end of the day, so you know what happened. It is about making good choices all day long. One wrong decision can put you over your budget. Remember that you can always learn from your mistakes.  And be sure to read the next tip.

Weight Loss Tips #8 –

Don’t beat yourself up if you have a rough day. Sometimes you may go over your calorie budget. (remember the previous advice?) Sometimes you may not lose as much weight as you thought you should. Sometimes it may not seem worth the effort. And sometimes you may get off track. Don’t beat yourself up. Regroup yourself, remember your weight loss motivation, then get back to your program and tracking. You WILL get there.

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drink plenty of water

Weight Loss Tips #9 –

Water. drink lots of water. Keep a water bottle with you all the time. Something at least decent sized like 20-25 ounces. If you get a  craving for a soda or another not so healthy drink, tell yourself you have to drink a bottle of water first.

If you still want the other drink after a bottle of water, then be sure to track it. At least you’ve added to your water consumption for the day.

You can consider taking liquid diet plans too.

Weight Loss Tips #10 –

Allow yourself a treat once in a while. This is not dieting or self-deprivation. This is about learning new habits for your future. You don’t have to go without any treats. You have to be aware of what treats you allow yourself, how often and their impact on your daily calorie budget.

I hope you found this article helpful and informative. If you have anything that you’d like to share or any opinions on any of the content on my site, please do speak up. I look forward to your comments, questions and the sharing of ideas.

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