All of us want to look our best during summer. To some, losing weight is not something that can be done easily, while others, it is a lifelong journey. Since summer is still a long way to go, take this opportunity to start toning down your body in order to reach that killer bod during summer. Below are simple tips you can do in order to lose weight before countdown to summer.
Swimming is one of the most recommended forms of exercise that works out your overall body. It is also the best choice for losing weight. Generally, an individual who is around 140 pounds can burn up to 190 calories in 30 minutes of mild swimming. What are you waiting for? Jump into the pool and swim for at least 30 minutes.
KEEP YOURSELF BUSY
One of the causes of over eating is usually due of boredom. With that being said, spend your free time doing some physical activity or just keeping yourself busy. If you want more relaxing activity but at the same time help you avoid reaching out that cookie jar, try taking a nap or having some yoga session. Avoid watching TV, surfing the internet or playing video games too much as this will encourage you to fill your stomach with snacks or junk foods.
TAKE A WALK
There’s nothing more stress-relieving activity than going for a walk at the beach or at the local park. Take off you sandals and feel the soft sands on your feet or you can take your loved ones with you and have a romantic walk at the beach just to unwind yourselves. Believe it or not, walking will help you burn calories.
WHAT YOUR BODY TELLS YOU
Winter is a season where your appetite is going wild because our body needs to get warm but when summer is arriving, the opposites happen. During summer, our appetite tends to be reduced. This is our body telling us to lose weight from the excess calories that has been accumulated from the holiday season. Take this time to control what you eat and shed some weight. You will be surprise at how easy the process will be for you.
RECORD YOUR DAILY FOOD INTAKE
Recording your daily progress is good to help you stay focus and motivated. Some people testified that they were surprised at what they eat throughout the day after recording everything they eat from morning until evening meals. Keep track of your food for at least one month and make changes where it is necessary.
TAKE A BUDDY WITH YOU
Two is better than one! Plan a fitness program with a friend who is likeminded. Being alone in a weight loss journey is hard but when you have a partner with you, not only you have each other for encouragement but they can also remind you of what is wrong and what is right in losing weight. Having a partner with you will make everything different!
THE COLOR DYNAMICS
This may not work to some but to others this works like magic! Play a simple mind games with yourself. It is believe that blue color suppresses the appetite, which is why it is not advisable to paint the blue color in the wall of your kitchen. Try looking at something with blue color while you eat, I bet you will instantly feel less hungry. Added to this, try eating while watching yourself in the mirror. Not only it looks funny, it also prevents you from eating too much. Been there, done that!
Keeping yourself hydrated means less hunger and thirsty. Our body is made out of 60% water; stay hydrated to prevent you from getting unwanted illnesses. Water is the ideal drinks for those who want to lose weight. I am not saying that water can help you lose weight directly but it aids in the process of losing weight. If you are the kind of person who loves to drink sodas or alcoholic beverages, change your habit now and switch to plain water or lemon juice.
CHOOSE YOUR FOOD
Catching up with family and friends is great during holiday season but you don’t want to ruin the whole activity just because you are on a strict diet and won’t participate in feasting. The primary key here is to eat moderately and choose healthy foods such as fruits, salads and other light dessert. You will still have fun with the gathering without even have to starve yourself.
These simple tips for losing weight before summer are great start for you to have an attractive body. Have fun during the process, you will be amazed at how time flies so fast and you won’t even realize that you have lose weight in no time.