Regardless if you are a super busy professional or stay at home parent, we understand… life is hectic and is hard to find the time to cook healthy meals and make your way to the gym.
As such, we put together some simple tips that could help you stay or get on track in achieving your goals.
Easy Weight Loss Tips For Super Busy Parents
No need to panic, just take a deep breath and keep on reading to learn some easy ways to lose weight and to get started on your fitness journey. But first, let me ask you this… did you set your goals first? That is very important, otherwise how will you be able to track your progress?
First Weight Loss Tip is quite simply to rearrange your kitchen and get rid of the junk
So what does that mean? Go through your fridge and cabinets and throw or give away all your sugary, unhealthy snacks, you know the ones you have been saving for late night cravings. This may include: chips, frozen treats, candy bars, ya know- the so called junk. You don’t want it in your trunk, do you?
After that, put the HEALTHY food where you can see it!
It is quite simply replacing the junk with healthy options… fruit on the table, Greek yogurt in the fridge and for some healthy snacks go with nuts. While at it, stock your cabinets with healthy soups, proteins such as tuna, brown rice and so on. The idea here is not to starve yourself but rather replace old eating habits with new ones.
Next weight loss tip will address your exercise needs
Yes that is right, for successful fitness journey, we cannot rely on nutrition only although that is very important considering that you cannot out exercise a bad diet. So with that being said, develop a daily routine that now includes time for exercise. Make this note very visible and mark your calendar. Suggestion here is to try to workout in the morning, that will ensure that your busy day later on does not set a schedule that excludes the exercise.
Prepare healthy meals upfront and save them for later
This is really not as hard as it may sound. My favorite thing to do is to cook up a few different proteins at the same time, especially if I am cooking on the grill. It is quite common for us to cook three to four different proteins at once and then either freeze it or just put it in the fridge to be used later. It does not take so much time to prepare the sides, so get ahead. My favorite day to do this is Sunday. Not only it ensures a super delicious meal before the week starts, it also sets a nice healthy menu for at least the next three days.
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Bonus Weight Loss Tip
You may have heard about the crazy Crash Diets to Lose 20 Pounds and so on. While it may yield you quick results upfront, it is simply not sustainable and will just hurt you in the long run. Just try to stay away from these false temptations and take my word that it is not the best way to lose weight fast. You need to get there with consistency, hard work and discipline (sorry if you were expecting a magic wand to appear to make it all better 🙂 Remember, it took you some time to put the weight on and it will take some time to get it off. If you are interested which is the best diet to follow, check out this article
I am still working on My Fitness Journey, although some decent results have been achieved. Once you make a decision and change within, it will become your new normal lifestyle.
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