Make One Meal 100% Healthy
Even such minor food manipulation can make a difference. Remember that 80% of success in losing weight is your diet, not sports, as many believe. Your task is to make at least one food impeccably healthy: healthy, high in calories, without fast food, fried, sweet, starchy foods, and so on.
Let's say, like most, you eat three meals a day, not counting snacks. The wisest thing is to change your dinner and, for example, instead of pasta or potatoes with red meat, eat a salad of green leaves and baked vegetables, seasoned with a drop of olive oil and pumpkin seeds. However, the lunch may be subject to improvement. Here, however, it is better to choose something more solid than a salad. For example, add baked chicken breast, porridge or beans to it - depending on your preferences and what you are more comfortable combining: protein and fiber or fiber and carbohydrates. But it is better to leave breakfast hearty, especially if it consists of porridge or eggs.
Walk more often
At lunchtime, walk to a distant cafe, while talking with your mother, make a couple of circles around the table, after work, walk to the distant metro, and, of course, forget about the elevators. Walking is not a substitute for cardio, but it will at least bring you closer to it. If you don't go to the gym, then introduce movement into your life rhythm at least this way. A small exercise will push the blood through your veins and speed up your metabolism (see also: "Myths about metabolism, in which you need to stop believing").
Sleep without clothes
This point is more about psychology than practice. Having some flaws in the body, we try to mask them as carefully as possible: we hide them under shapeless clothes or behind compression underwear. The extreme is to hide these shortcomings even from ourselves. Such a simple practice as sleeping without clothes and looking (nothing narcissistic, just a scientific approach) of your body in the mirror in the evenings will help you understand your strengths and weaknesses. You will finally determine exactly what you definitely like about yourself and what you would like to fix, which means you will start a new day by working on yourself. Or vice versa, admiration for what you have.
Don't throw away what you haven't eaten
Let's say in a restaurant you had such a large portion that half was left on the plate. Ask the waiter to put it in your container and take it with you. Firstly, it will free you from a painful thought like: “I paid for this and even though I don’t want any more, we will finish it to the end so that it doesn’t go to waste”. Secondly, it will help to avoid overeating. Don't want to eat anymore? Do not suffer, eat half, and the second will be packed with you. Thirdly, voila, and you already have a ready-made lunch (dinner, breakfast) that you just need to warm up.
Stop weighing yourself
Weight tends to fluctuate. Drank a lot of water in a day and ate a good meal at a friend's birthday party? Two kilos plus. Slept all day or skipped lunch? Kilo minus. And all this can be in one day. Judge for yourself, weight does not always reflect the real picture and depends on a lot of indicators, but changing the arrow of the weights by a division higher extremely spoils the mood. If you still want to somehow mark progress, then measure the volumes - this is a much more constant criterion. The main thing is to do this in the morning before breakfast, so it will be more stable.
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