There are so many common misconceptions about getting in shape. Here are some simple ways to achieve your goals without excessive effort. It is not true that you have to spend half of your life in the gym or checking calories for every bite you take.
Try these useful tips to lose weight and get in shape.
Consume Enough Water
Often, our body focuses on our hunger instead of thirst. The easy way to check if your body is confused is to drink some water or other healthy liquids on hand. If you still feel the need to eat after some 10-20 minutes, eat a healthy snack.
Get More Protein
The best possible choice for your breakfast and lunch is lean protein.
Avoid Carbonated Drinks
Avoid carbonated drinks. For instance, one liter of a carbonated drink consists of at least 90 grams of sugar. Sugar converts to fat!
If You Get Hungry, Wait 10 Minutes
Every time you feel the urge to eat, wait 10 minutes and divert your thoughts to anything else. According to research, the hunger urge lasts about 10 minutes, so start your timer and be patient.
Sit While You Eat
A crucial part of relaxing and letting your stomach properly digest is to sit while eating. Always take a seat, enjoy your food and eat slowly.
Limit Your Alcohol Intake
If you are serious about losing weight, avoid alcoholic drinks and turn to non-alcoholic ones. A glass of wine has about 80 calories while beer has 150-200? An even worst option are creamy drinks since they are equivalent to an average dessert with 100-330 calories.
Eat Pizza. Really?
Pizza? Yes, you can eat pizza if you choose the right kind. For instance, vegetarian pizza should be your choice and you should avoid pizzas that are heavy on the toppings.
Can you imagine watching a movie without popcorn? The good news is you don’t have to say goodbye to popcorn. You just have to say goodbye to salted, cheesy, sweet and caramel popcorn. These contain additives and double calories in comparison to regular ones.
Don’t Sit For Too Long
Sitting for long periods of time can have a bad impact on your metabolism. Just walk a bit just to stretch your legs and get some coffee, it will be enough to awaken your metabolism. The best option? Spend about two hours on a daily basis standing up. You will burn 140 calories as compared to sitting down which burns 100 calories.
Smaller plates means less food! According to a study, people eat 22% less food on smaller plates.
Clean, Clean, Clean
Cleaning your home has positive benefits. Try cleaning your home for about 30 minutes a day to burn excess caloriesExercising 30-45 minutes a day has a positive impact on your health.
Forget The Elevator
If you do not like jogging, try taking the stairs. This is an easy exercise and it can help you get rid of at least 1,000 calories a week.
Do More Cardio
Cardio workouts are the most efficient exercise for burning calories. They activate your muscles more than any other exercise.
Have A Bowling Night
Bowling is a great idea. Gather your family/friends for only two hours of bowling to help you to get rid of at least 500 calories.
Dance all night!
Dancing is not only enjoyable, fun, and relaxing, it will help you lose up to 650 calories in only 2 hours! Keep in mind drink a lot of water while dancing.
You can also try taking a hot bath to burn calories. A hot bath is shown to burn just as many calories as walking half an hour!
Getting in shape does not have to be hard, but you do have to make a few changes to your daily lifestyle. Try these simple things and see the difference!
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