When it comes to weight loss there are so many ways to do it and it can be easy to get lost along the way and lose sight of what weight loss really is and that is getting healthy. There are too many diets and options that are not evidence based and can actually be unhealthy to do, so it is no wonder that some people can struggle to stay on diets and lose weight properly and keep it off. Losing weight is more of a lifestyle change rather than a diet change, if you change your lifestyle then you can lose weight and keep it off rather than dieting and then putting it back on straight after and then just go back and forth losing and gaining weight.
If you are trying to lose weight and you are unsure what changes you can make in your lifestyle to make the weight loss stick then hopefully, these few tips will help you to work out what you can do and meet the goals you have set for yourself.
Try to drink more water
It may sound weird but drinking water can help to aid with weight loss, the reason is that it helps to boost your metabolism by about 24-30% for a period of around 1-1.5 hours, this helps you to then burn more calories. Also if you drink water before eating it does make you feel fuller and stops you over eating at meal times and takes on less calories.
Try to be as active as possible
One of the best ways to lose weight is to be in a caloric deficit and this can only be done if you burn more calories than you take in, so getting active and burning those calories is really important. If you struggle to exercise then making sure you get some help will boost your abilities, hiring a PT or even looking into things like Dynamic DNA Laboratories who can create exercise programs for weight loss based on your DNA, this will help to give you something to work at and give you something to follow which in turn should help to keep you motivated and allow you to exercise better. By doing this you are going to burn more calories and meet your weight loss goals a lot quicker.
Get a better sleep schedule
Sleep is very important for your health but also in weight loss as well, after you have exercised your body will continue to burn calories afterwards and also while you sleep, there are studies done that show people to have slept longer burn more calories than those who slept for a shorter amount of time, meaning the better your sleep the more weight you could lose as long as you are activating the body through exercise.
If you are looking to lose some weight or you are currently trying to and are struggling then hopefully, these few tips will give you some more ideas of what you can do to help with your weight loss journey and help you meet your goals.