the Best Way to Lose Weight?
Many people are unhappy with
their weight but don't know what to do about it. They try every
diet fad they come across and nothing works, and they are
continually searching for the best way to
lose weight. If this sounds like you, try
these tips to help you get started.
Maybe you find the thought of
trying to lose a lot of weight very daunting. You don't know
how long it might take and you are afraid of failure. The thing
to remember is keep your eye on the ultimate goal and not on
the day to day progress. Don't get upset with yourself if you
gain a pound one day or lose only one pound instead of the two
or three you were hoping for. Just keep on with the long-term
goal you have set for yourself.
Similarly, if you find
yourself getting off course for one day, don't beat yourself
up. Just keep reminding yourself that in the grand scheme of
things it's only a day after all and you are still on track for
your weight loss goal.
Exercise at least 30 minutes a
day. Yes, I know this is one of those things no one likes to
hear but it really is important. Once you get into a routine of
exercising it's not so bad and you will actually start to tune
into your body's signals that it's time to exercise if you miss
Go grocery shopping when you
are not hungry, and stick to the perimeter of the grocery
store. This way, you won't by unnecessary foods just because
you are very hungry, and you won't buy lots of processed food
located in the middle of the store.
Go through your kitchen and
throw out all the foods that contain trans fats or
high-fructose corn syrup. If you must have cookies or cakes,
make them yourself to avoid preservatives.
Instead of soda, drink a glass
or bottle of water. You'll be amazed at the calories you will
save just with this one tip.
If you are like some people
and need a specific plan to follow, a great system is Fat Loss
4 Idiots. I especially like this program because you don't
actually have to count calories, fat, or
While there really is no
"best" way to lose weight, if you
follow these tips you will be well on your way to dropping a