1. No Junk Food
Junk food is the No.1 reason people gain weight. It’s full of calories but lacks good nutrition. Unfortunately, it also tastes so good! Stop the junk if you want to dump the gut!
2. Eat Low GI Carbs
Sugar is enemy No.2. It triggers the body to store fat. Eat low GI carbs that provide vitamins, fiber and control your insulin levels. Learn more here.
3. Be Natural
Natural foods, natural lifestyle. Getting back to nature is good for our health.
4. No Snacks!
Eating between meals is a sure-fire way to gain weight. Comfort eating is usually triggered by an emotion – your body does not need to energy, so it stores it as fat.
5. Less Booze
If you drink alcohol on a regular basis, this will contribute to weight gain. A little alcohol, in moderation, is OK, but if you are drinking every day, expect to pile on the pounds!
6. Early Nights
More sleep helps the body regulate itself, and this means a healthier appetite and metabolism. Sleep is good for you! Learn more here.
7. Regular Exercise
Exercising once a week is rarely enough to maintain a lean body, let alone shed a load of weight. Exercise at least 3 times a week. Learn more here.
8. Reduce Stress
Stress leads to emotional eating and lethargy – many people put off exercise is they’re stressed.
9. Build Muscle
Muscle is your friend! Building muscle burns fat by boosting your metabolism. See our strength section to learn more.
10. Get Fitter
Fitness is key to losing weight. If you are fit, you will lose weight! Think like an athlete, eat like an athlete, look like an athlete! Start your fitness plan here!