Habit Changes to Help With Weight Loss and Maintenance

With colder months ahead, sometimes it’s easy to find yourself falling off track with healthyeating habits and weight maintenance.

By incorporating a few new habits into your daily routine, you can maintain your weight and/or lose some stubborn extra pounds that you may have been hoping to get rid.

Incorporate these 7 changes in habit into your daily routine to help you in achieving your weight goals:

  1. Get a healthy start
    Start your morning off right with a healthy breakfast. When you start your day off healthy, you tend to make healthier decisions throughout the rest of the day.
  2. Start your day by writing it down
    Each morning write down one thing you are going to do to be healthier. This will positively start off your day by giving you a healthy focus.
  3. Drink a green juice when cravings hit
    We all get craving for sugary and salty things from time to time. A green juice is full of nutrients, vitamins, and fiber which will all help fight those craving off in a nutritious manner.
  4. Don’t stand next to the food table
    Those who stand next to a table of food at a gathering tend to snack more often, adding up calories quickly without your notice.
  5. Get in a quick workout
    Ideally you want to work out for 39-60 minutes, but if you don’t have that time, find 10 minutes in your day to squeeze something in. Whether it be a walk, jog, weights, or a quick yoga practice, something is always better than nothing.
  6. Take an after dinner walk
    Instead of lounging around the house, get up and take a walk after dinner. It will not only help with digestion but it will help prevent dessert cravings.
  7. Incorporate bicep curls into your day

We have a natural tendency to pick things up throughout the day. Next time you are holding a somewhat heavy object, take that opportunity to do bicep curls to help burn additional calories while building muscle definition.

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