Traveling is something the current generation is obsessed with. The idea of traveling is really nice as we get to explore a lot of places and see the world. This also means trying out different kinds of cuisines from all around the world. This, in turn, means binging on food and finally gaining a lot of holiday weight. This is stressful later guys because reducing the holiday weight is a big task. But we make it easier for you to reduce the holiday weight in easy steps.
1. Set Realistic Goals
The feeling of happiness that you experience when you realize that you have finally achieved the goal you had set for the week cannot be put into words. In order to do that, do not set milestones that cannot be achieved in a short period. Start by saying, “I will lose a kilo this week,” and if you achieve this, you’ll feel like the winner you are.
2. Have 5 or more cups of Green Tea every day
Set aside the deeper scientific side of it, but having 3-5 cups of green tea keeps you feeling light and active all day long. A common reason for which the green tea is so widely popular is its attack on the visceral fat and subcutaneous fat, and hence reducing belly fat mainly due to the presence of epigallocatechin-3-gallate. Cut the science. Just guzzle down a cup and reduce your holiday weight easily.
3. Drink 8-10 glasses of water in a day
Drinking lots of water serve two purposes. First of all, it keeps you full and hydrated all the time and your metabolism or the rate at which you will burn calories is boosted by 30%. Secondly, people confuse thirst for hunger and hence, indulge in irregular binge eating which is more harmful and something that we definitely do not want. And did we tell you that you are bound to get a super glowing skin with that water therapy?
4. Include a lot of fruits and green raw vegetables in your diet
You should include a lot of fibers in your diet for no other fat burning reasons except that it keeps you full for a longer time and are easily digested. Eat fruits like apples with its skin, strawberries, beans, nuts, and legumes. Eat clean and stay healthy to shed the holiday weight.
No diet will ever be successful without a planned workout. To shed those few extra kilograms that you picked up during the holiday season, you don’t need to work out for hours and hours or spend a lot of money by joining the gym. You just need a little and steady workout. So pick anything that you like, go for a 30-45 minute jog, or brisk walk for an hour. You can jump rope or even do squats and lose the holiday weight.
6. Snack Healthy
After eating in measured portions and exercising, you’re bound to feel hungry. Instead of starving yourself between your major meals, you can do two things. Either you can snack on healthy food. Eat fruits, sprouts of ‘Moong’, ‘Chana’ or Soybean, salads, digestive crackers etc. OR instead of eating three heavy meals and not eating anything in between them, you can opt for having five lighter meals to keep you full throughout the day. In the morning, you can have a toast with a cup of tea followed by a bowl of fruits or a cup of yogurt in a couple of hours. Similarly, you can plan for the rest of your day by keeping a watch over what you’re eating.
As we said we will show easy steps tpo lose the holiday weight, here we are done. Once you follow these six easy steps, you’ll be back into the shape you had lost during the holidays. Be fit. Stay strong.