Summer season is ending and school season is here. Back to school means much busier schedules. Due to this hustle and bustle you may forget to focus on your fitness and it can also hinder your weight loss goals. It is important to stay on track when you are adapting to back to school season. Successful and healthy weight loss requires good choices every day.
Following are best weight loss tips and tricks for back to school season:
Planning: Take a calendar and determine mealtimes, healthy meal preparation and exercise is crucial. Make a plan for all required activities and responsibilities and note it’s just like other important appointments. A pre-planned routine schedule should help you to stick to it.
Figure out your weight: It is necessary to figure out your current weight to determine your weight loss goals. It will help you to analyze how much time you need for exercise and workout how much weight you need to lose.
Do not skip breakfast: Breakfast is just like a key to reach your weight loss goals. Don’t forget your breakfast due to morning rush. Skipping your breakfast affects your weight negatively. Eat a healthy breakfast before 10am. For a healthy and successful weight loss you should eat a balanced meal for breakfast.
Plan your diet: Going on a low calorie diet is not effective for everyone. Everyone’s body responds uniquely. Eat a nutritious diet and create a basic diet plan according to your exercise schedule. Add healthy fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals to your daily diet as well.
Get a partner or buddy: A buddy holds you culpable and keeps your morale up. A supportive buddy pushes you to reach your target and goals. Eating fruits and salads, going for walks, preparing healthy meals and exercising together makes the weight loss efforts more enjoyable.
Track your success: It’s very important to track your progress. Tracking your foods, calories and weight help you to improve on your mistakes and also encourages you to stick to your plans. When you notice that your efforts are giving you good results, it makes you more motivated.
Be creative: Get creative with your routine activities. If you missed your exercise time, compensate for it with a walk when you are waiting for your kids to come back from school or run on treadmill when your kids are in class. Use stairs to burn some extra calories. Play sports with your kids to compensate for your missed workout.
Water: Drink at least 7 to 8 glasses of water per day. Water keeps you hydrated, gives you crystal clear skin and flushes out your body. Water can keep your stomach full and curb the hunger. Stay away from sugary drinks and drink enough water to promote weight loss.
Smaller meals: Instead of eating 3 meals in a day eat 5 smaller meals. Smaller meals and eating more often stabilizes the metabolism and keeps you away from eating disorders. Smaller meals satisfy your appetite and make you feel full throughout the day.
Sleep: Adequate sleep is necessary for health, fitness and weight loss. Maintain a good sleeping routine. Try to get at least 8 hours of sleep every night. Good sleep keeps the body energized and efficient to make healthy choices all day. Proper sleep maintains hunger and restores hormones to normal.