It’s just a few more days to go until the clock strikes midnight welcoming the new year. This year, you must be determined to meet your weight loss goals. If staying healthy, fit and losing weight is your top most priority for the next year, then buckle up your shoes and start a healthy regimen.
You should stick to it and religiously follow these new years weight loss tips. These tips will help you to lead a healthy lifestyle and also, it will motivate you to reach your goal.
10 healthy and motivational tips for the new year
1. Write your to-do list down
Writing down your to-do list and including healthy super foods in your diet is extremely important to your weight loss plan. This will make it much easier for you to know the tasks that need to be done when you are on a weight loss plan.
2. Stay far away from the tempting foods
One of the biggest mistakes we make is that we turn completely ravenous when we see our favourite foods. Tempting foods such as cakes, pies, cookies, chocolates, chips, colas are sure to be your obstacles in the weight loss plan. But, we cannot live without unhealthy food items which are close to us. So, it is important to not remove them completely, rather tone it down a little.
Take small bites, take time to chew, and swallow. By relishing the entire experience, you will be able to satisfy your cravings and at the same time, moderate your consumption of unhealthy foods.
3. Have a friend or a family member to support you
Talk it out with your friends and family about your weight loss plan. Sharing it with someone you know will make you a dedicated person and will let you stick to your weight loss plan. Who knows, you may find someone with a similar weight loss goal as you. When it comes to motivation two heads are better than being alone!
4. Enjoy your body workout
Exercising is a part and parcel of the weight loss plan. If you don’t have time to exercise at home, you can try out certain workout exercises for weight loss while sitting at your office desk. It will keep your body in shape and it will help the body to be fit. Exercise raises the brain’s serotonin levels that improve the well-being and wards off depression.
5. Keep a track of your progress
It is necessary to keep a detailed record of your weight loss, dietary intake, and the way you are feeling. You can download the Truweight app that will track your food habits. You will clearly be able to see what you are consuming, how much you are consuming, and you can even chat with your personal dietitian.
6. Small achievements should be rewarded
Reward yourself with the small successes you make toward reaching your weight loss goal. Rewarding small accomplishments along the way will help to keep you motivated and make you feel good about your weight loss process.
7. Have a positive aura
When you are on a weight loss plan, keeping a positive attitude will take you a long way. Positive attitude results in positive thinking and will let you rejoice when you ultimately lose weight.
8. Weight loss is all about habits
It takes time and effort to develop a habit. But, once if you are able to develop it, it takes the equal amount of effort to break it. It is advisable to develop healthy habits. It will take some pain in the short-term, but it will help you for your entire life.
9. Be slow and steady
Don’t expect weight loss to happen instantly, it is a slow and steady process thus, you need to keep it going through a constant process. Shifting from unhealthy food habits to healthy food habits will increase your chances of following this healthy lifestyle throughout. This will not only help in your weight loss but also, it will help in weight maintenance too.
10. Don’t give up
If you are planning to lose weight you should know that you will not get instant results. Though it is a slow process the results are fruitful. If you have decided to lose weight, you should be equally perseverant. Some people lose weight easily, some don’t. But, if you persist, you will definitely lose weight. So, don’t find any kind of excuse for giving yourself up!