Summer is here, but it’s never too late to get the beach body you want. Don’t wait until next year to lose weight; start now and you’ll be one step closer to your goal. We’re here to help, so we’ve put together a few tips you can easily incorporate into your daily routine, and one tip that can change your look almost overnight.
Eat Slower to Lose Weight
North Americans see eating as a race. Fast food, early dinner times, quick spoonfuls and then back to business. Leave this sort of meal to the times when you’re truly in a rush, and instead take your time while you eat. Not only will this allow you to appreciate your food more, and have longer conversations with your family in the spare moments you do get, but it will also help you to lose weight. It takes about 20 minutes for our brains to signal to our bodies that we’re full, so eating slower means you won’t shovel down calories you don’t need.
Drink More Water to Lose Weight
You’ve probably heard that you need to drink 6-8 cups of water a day so many times throughout your life that you never want to have a glass again if possible. But you should. Water is free, and easily available, but it will also help you achieve your new goal. It takes up space in your stomach for no calories, it will boost your metabolism by at least 24 percent for an hour and if you drink it before meals you will lose up to 44 percent more weight because you’ll need to eat fewer calories.
Make Your Morning Coffee Black to Lose Weight
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