What’s the real key to losing weight, you ask? It’s all about the weekends.
In fact, weekend indulgences can add up to as much as a 3-5kgs gain in a year, research
Read on for weekend willpower…..
A Real Diet Killer
In a study of weekend behavior, people on diet or exercise routines consistently stopped
losing weight — or worse, gained it — over the weekends. They showed a net weekly gain
of almost 3-5kgs a year!
Fortunately, you don’t have to lose your weekends to drop the kg’s.
First step: Pass on the all-you-can-eat brunch buffet. Make your own breakfast at home –
– something that tastes decadent but is actually good for you. Like these guilt-free Multi-
Grain Waffles and antioxidant-packed Banana-Berry Smoothie.
Next, mow the lawn. Wash the car. Clean the house. Walk the dog. Just do something
that gets you moving. The study participants not only ate more on weekends but
exercised less — a double whammy for your waistline
Eating out Tips
Excessive alcohol has also been shown to sabotage results. If you go out, try drinking 1
glass of water for every glass of alcohol.
Another tip is to skip the entree, or order 2 entrée’s as a main meal. If the entrée is spicy,
then you have made a great start to speeding up your metabolism and decreasing your
Order dessert and share it with your friends
If you are going to splurge, try limiting the carbohydrate intake in the meals before the
Order meals with fresh vegetables
Eat a low carb-high protein snack before going out
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