Run sprints during your cardio- One minute sprints as fast as you can go, rest for 2… repeat this 5 times.
Wait 30 minutes before refilling your plate (during the Holiday meals)
Replace your bagel and juice in the mornings with eggs and green tea.
Train fasted once per week- this is something that I do that my trainer hates but it does keep my blood sugar low.
Try poaching fish, chicken, or eggs and using them as snacks throughout the day
Drink more water!! I can’t stress this enough but often when we are thirsty, our bodies tell us we are hungry.
Get a mint dropper and place under your tongue at the end of a meal- mint tells our brain it is time to stop eating. Being full is another clue.
Get a dog- if your single it’s a great way of meeting people; but taking the dog for a walk for 20 minutes each day can help you drop 14 pounds in a year.
Eat less sugar- shoot for none
Drink less alcohol, especially beer and wine.
Eat more avocados- these are heart healthy fats that keep your metabolism pumped.
Use the elliptical machine with handles so you recruit your muscles in your arms and burn more calories.
Download a fitness app or at least one that counts calories and grams of sugar and carbs.
Write down everything you eat for a month and by cutting out 250 calories per day you can shed up to two pounds per month
Buy a pedometer and get in at least 10,000 steps per day
No more take-out–cook your own and you’ll always know what your getting
Clean out your kitchen- remove anything that doesn’t help you attain your weight loss or fitness goals.
Swap an extra veggie for that potato or rice when dining out
Chew slowly- you will eat less that way
Train with a buddy- not only will they push you but you’ll likely go more often and have fun doing it.
When eating out- sauces on the side!