Friday, June 29, 2012

61 ways to lose weight easily

Hello everyone! 

Do you think weight loss only occurs while making big, major changes?  Sometimes it's the small things that count too! 

I found a list of 61 small changes you can make that may also make a change in your body and health.

1. Have a clear goal.  

2. Drink tea.  
3. Eat cayenne pepper.  
4. Decrease/eliminate processed carbs.  
5. Eat more veggies.  
6. Eat more fruit.  
7. Lift weights.  
8. Cut down rest time between sets.  
9. Do intervals. 
10. Eat more protein.  
11. Eat protein more frequently. 
12. Supplement with fish oil.  
13. Do full body exercises.  
14. Cycle your carb intake based on your activity level.  
15. Start your meals with a salad.  
16. Don't forget the fiber.  
17. Drink water.  
18. Add beans to your salads.  
19. Replace one meal a day with a large salad and lean protein.  
20. Keep a food journal.  
21. Watch your portions. 

22. Switch to calorie-free drinks.  
23. Weigh yourself.  
24. Eat whole eggs.  
25. Eat breakfast.  
26. Eat the bulk of your meals in the A.M.  
27. To burn more calories, stay upright.  
28. Use the stairs.  
29. Eat low-energy, dense foods. 
30. Don't grocery shop hungry. 
31. Replace side dishes with steamed veggies. 
32. Bake, don't fry.
33. Use the fat-burner in your backyard: Your grill.  
34. Order dressing on the side.  
35. In the airport: Carry your luggage, don't roll it.  
36. Skip the "Venti lattes" and opt for plain coffee.  
37. Embrace oats.  
38. Fidget. 
39. Laugh often.  
40. Leave something on your plate at the end of the meal.  
41. When out to eat, split a meal. 
42. Skip dessert.
43. Don't socialize around the food tables at parties.  
44. Don't eat your kid's leftovers.  
45. Keep chips, dips, and other high fat junk foods out of the house.  
46. If you have a dog, take him for a walk.  
47. If you don't have a pet, offer to walk a neighbor's dog.  
48. Use smaller plates and bowls.  
49. Skip buffets.  
50. Slow down when eating.  
51. Decrease your food intake by 100 calories per day. 

52. Buy a pedometer and accumulate at least 10,000 steps each day.
53. When possible, walk or bike to do your errands.
54. Don't buy in bulk.  
55. Plan ahead. 
56. Keep some healthy snacks
57. Take before pictures.
58. Get new friends.
59. Put yourself first. 
60. Remember: It's not all or nothing. 
61. Wake up early to exercise. 

Do you have any little tips for weight loss? Post in the comments below!

1 comment:

  1. Awesome tips-- and love your scale picture! xxoo