2016 Weightloss Tips
Buy a pedometer and try to get 10,000 steps per day in. That’s about 5 miles +/- depending on your stride length.
Walk everywhere (carrying a baby while you walk also helps a lot).
Swim, swim, swim.
Find fun exercise. Join a softball team, commute to work on a bike, whatever. Your strategy should be time-sensitive – only make choices you can see yourself doing for years, be it gym, running, walking, whatever – temporary won’t work.
If you are resistant to exercising, consider volunteer labor. Walk dogs at the animal shelter.Do riverside clean-ups with a local environmental group. Volunteer on building and repair projects.
Replace your least favorite TV show with mild calisthenics for 30 or so minutes.
Get an active dog! They will force you to get outside every day, and they make the best exercise companions.
Make friends (if you haven’t already) with very physically active people. If you have very active friends, you will be exercising without even noticing it because you will be having fun with friends.
Do squats while brushing the back sides of your teeth and calf rises while brushing the fronts. Then you get in at least some exercise and also brush long enough.)
Take the stairs. Walk or bike ride that short distance instead of
Use those multi-colored stars on the calendar for each day you’ve achieved your goal — exercise, diet, whatever it is. Gives you something, small as it may be, to look forward to.
Start walking outside to get fresh air, which translates into better mood. If rains, use treadmill. But walk fast, no sissy stuff.
Soon you’ll be amazed at the amount of weight you have lost. Talk to Dr Leslie McClellan at our office—256 494-8690. For absolutely no cost, she will walk you through some specific ways you can “jump-start” your way to a losing New Year!
Weight Loss Tips
Water ! Water! Water. It kick-starts your metabolism. Stop drinking soda!
Make one change at a time. Don’t cut everything out at once. For example, cut out fried foods. When you’re used to that, cut out soda, etc.
Lay off the rubbish food, apart from one day a week where you can eat what you like – it’ll help you stick to it and you won’t have the temptation to eat rubbish all the time.
Eat according to the Glycemic Index, sticking with low and medium index foods.
Be mindful of what you are eating. Keep a food journal or diary. Seeing it in writing always gives it value and helps reveal patterns or triggers. Many of our clients are discovering how they can make permanent changes
in their health by following some great truths about weightloss. If you are interested in hearing more about
how to take it off and keep it off, call Dr Leslie McClellan today for a free consultation. 256-494-8690.
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