Weight Loss Tips For People on the Go!

May 3, 2017 by  
Filed under Tips For Weight Loss

As anyone who is attempting to lose weight will tell you, it does require a certain amount of time, as well as energy on your part. If you begin with a diet of mostly healthy, low fat foods, along with an exercise routine that you can stick with from day to day, losing weight becomes much easier. However, many people simply do not feel like they have the time necessary to implement these changes in their lives. It would be wonderful if we all had the time and discipline to spend an hour or so, five days a week, in a gym, but when you have a job, kids, and other obligations to meet each day, this option becomes much less likely.

For those of us who do have a very limited amount of time to spare, we can start with a commitment of just 20 minutes of exercise each day. 20 minutes can be squeezed into most schedules, regardless of how hectic, and it will make a difference in your weight over time. Try spending 10 to 15 minutes walking or working out before you go to work, and again after work. You must also figure out a diet that helps you to consume fewer calories.

Another place we can look for ways to sneak in a little exercise is at our work places. Are you desk or chair bound on your job? If so, try some leg and arm lifts when you can. Either of these can usually be done while talking on the phone or during other general tasks as they do not require a lot of concentration or special equipment. If your work place is on a floor other than the first, give your whole body a quick workout by ditching the elevator and taking the stairs. And if standing is an option, this can also burn more calories than sitting all day.

Many of us live close enough to our jobs that we are able to score a great daily workout by riding a bike, or better yet, walking most days. Keeping your activity level up helps you to lose weight easier because you will avoid a sluggish metabolism, which can be brought on by inactivity and tends to slow down the process of losing weight. You can also keep your energy level up by fitting in some activity throughout your day.

Following a healthy diet while you are always on the go can be very difficult. Running through the drive-thru at fast food restaurants is very tempting because it can save you lots of time, but it can also wreak havoc on your health and your weight. A better choice would be to keep the fridge stocked with healthy foods so that you can just grab what you need to pack a lunch to take with you, and do not forget to drink plenty of water throughout the day. This will not only keep you hydrated, but will also stave off the temptation to grab those unhealthy snacks.

And for evenings after work, or even lunch to take with you, it would be a great time saver if you could cook several meals at a time, pop them in the freezer, and then just take one out and throw it in the microwave at a moments notice. Weight loss is possible for anyone, assuming you do not have a medical condition that stands in the way. You will have to make some minor adjustments to your lifestyle, but you will see positive results in time.

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