By Dr Pj Prakash
You may be familiar with trying several diets and failing. That is because there are a lot of people like you. People often fail at losing weight because the they grow bored with their exercises and techniques. This article will show you some ways to liven up your weight loss efforts.
If weight loss is your goal, then you will want to choose meats that are on the leaner side. Have you ever tried eating just salsa or chutney made of vegetables, instead of eating cream or steak sauces with sweet barbecue? These simple solutions will prevent your meat from being dry or tasteless. A variety of fruity and sweet chutney flavors are available and can add flavor to your meat.
Once you begin to notice your weight loss, donate clothes that have become too large for you to local charities. This is a wonderful way to remind yourself of how great you’ve done, and helps motivate you to keep this positive life change going in the future. Also, when your wardrobe leaves you no room to regain weight, that gives you even more reason to reach or maintain your weight goals.
Try to see if removing dairy from your diet helps your weight loss. In some cases people may be lactose intolerant or even allergic to milk and not be aware of it. This can cause weight gain and bloating with no apparent cause.
Colors are known to affect your appetite, and blue is a natural appetite suppressant. The color blue has been proven to help suppress your appetite. Try having blue at the kitchen table to find the affect. Bright colors like orange red encourage appetites. Sight plays a large role in how much we eat. You should always have this in your mind when setting the table or planning your outfit.
You can beat the mind-game of weight loss by beating your own mind. Tell yourself that it’s possible to lose the weight and that you have the power to do it. Once you feel as though you can be successful, you will find it easier to actually do it.
An easy way to help lose weight is to reduce the size of the plate you use. With larger dishes, you will tend to prepare larger portions without realizing it. Target a nine inch plate for your meals. If your plate is any bigger, then your plate is too big.
Make sure that any weight loss goal you set is realistic. You will not lose fifty pounds in a span of two days. Creating goals which you can attain is good motivation to help keep you going. With goals that are achievable you aren’t setting yourself up to fail. Come up with weekly goals of a pound or two lost.
Get yourself some good workout equipment to keep at home. Many people hate going to their local gym to lose weight, because not only is the annual membership fee expensive, but they also have to exercise in front of other people. When you have equipment at home, you can feel more comfortable since you are in your own space.
Most personal trainers know that muscle is four times as efficient at burning calories than fat. Simply having muscles makes you burn more calories at rest than if you had fat. Strength training is essential a few times per week.
You should feel better now that you are aware of some ways to shed those extra pounds and get into shape. You just have to apply what you’ve learned. When you apply yourself with the necessary diligence, the pounds will come off quickly.
About the Author:
About author: Dr. PJ Prakash has a Ph.D. in Nutrition from the Univ. of Rhode Island (USA). To learn about nutritional weight loss stop by his site where you can find out all about best nutrition to lose weight