Diets provide only a temporary effect, and classes at the gym are useless if they do not have a system and regularity. In order to lose weight and guaranteed without the fear of re-gain extra weight, you need to change your own habits. Complicated? It is much easier than it seems. You just start.
1. The habit to drink water after waking
About the importance of water has already been said enough. But in this case it is not even in the fight against dehydration (at 8-9 hours of sleep without drinking - this is no joke). For Japanese women, who are renowned for the harmony and longevity, drink water immediately after waking up - an obligatory ritual, along with brushing and washing. So, just take the example of Japanese women, and enter a new habit, which activates the metabolic processes in the body and prepares your digestive tract to work.
2. The habit of always eating breakfast
It is a habit that you want to work out once and for all. Breakfast - the most important meal. During a night's sleep your body time to get hungry and skipping breakfast for him - stress, which provoke a slowdown of metabolism, and therefore, all. that you eat on, your body will try to postpone for the future. Just in case.
Breakfast awakens the body triggers the gastrointestinal tract. Metabolism is accelerated, and calories are not deposited on the sides. It was during this first meal you can afford more than in all the subsequent, almost with impunity. Of course, we are talking about the morning meal. If you lain in bed until noon, typically a hearty breakfast will be canceled.
3. The habit of eating every 3-4 hours
The feeling of hunger - the first enemy of harmony. With a feeling of hunger is not even recommended to go to the grocery store - with a probability of 99.9% you buy it more than you need. A sit down with this feeling at the table all the more impossible. You have time to overeat before realize that overdone. Optimal intervals between meals - 3-4 hours. In this portion of the single dose should not exceed 300 grams (which is not difficult if you eat as often). Yes, it is a departure from the classic "first, second and compote." Change your habit. Meal is considered to be not only for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and light snacks.
4. The habit to control salt intake
Salt not only retains water in the body, which in itself adds body and weight and volume. The main problem of salt - it is a potent stimulator of appetite. Salty dishes, of course, routinely identified by our taste buds like a delicious, so difficult for us to stop in time. But remember that young children eating fine food without salt and sugar. Moreover, up to a certain time, many children can not stand salty food. Getting used to it gradually. And just as you can turn the situation around. Develop the habit of smaller salt that you eat. Or not to salt in general.
5. The habit of drinking tea without sugar
Well, if you already have the habit. However, most of us from childhood accustomed to drinking sweet tea (hello kindergartens and schools, where the option "tea without sugar does not exist). If you continue to throw into his cup at least one piece of sugar, sugar substitutes or sweetening tea, relearn. Remembering that tea - a useful drink, which has historically prepared without added sugar. Read more about tea and its wonderful properties like the natural taste of tea, do not corrupt the sweetness. You can not drink black tea, do not sweeten it, then discover the oolong tea. Its easy to drink without sugar, and most importantly - he is considered one of the foods that affect lipid metabolism in the body. Simply put, it helps burn excess fat.
6. The habit of taking food with them to work
This habit is needed to learn how to control the amount entering the body fat, salt and sugar. Having lunch in a cafe, restaurant, or buying ready meals in the kitchen, you can not be sure that the food is cooked according to the rules of healthy eating. Most of all, purchase food, even in salads, much more hidden fat and salt than it should be. Learn how to plan your meals and snacks in the office. Buy yourself a nice a la carte lunch-boxes (their choice today is impressive) and a bag made of neoprene for their transportation. Thinking through the power on time can become not only a good habit, but will not pay for meals that you just added centimeters at the waist.
7. habit to keep at work healthy snack
No matter how we plan your meals for the day, from the force majeure no one is immune. Trite, you can forget your lunch-box home and left without dinner. In such a situation the most dangerous - go on an empty stomach in the immediate cooking or cafe. Train yourself to keep the workplace is something that can be a useful alternative to harmful bite. One of our colleagues, for example, keeps on his desk a beautiful round vase, which are always fresh apples. The other editor Marie Claire in the box are always a few bars right natural ingredients. In an editorial the refrigerator can be found yogurt and low-fat cottage cheese.
8. The habit of making "test glass of water?
Sometimes we start to feel hungry after only an hour or two after eating. And we have enough for a snack. However, most nutritionists agree that we often confuse hunger with thirst. That is, when we think we are hungry, in fact, our body is thirsty. This "confusion" leads to overeating (and thus does not solve the problem of chronic dehydration). The easiest way to make sure that you understand your body well - drink a glass of water and wait 20 minutes (preferably taking up some things not related to food). If during this time the feeling of hunger is not passed, most likely, your body really needs new calories. However, most often after 20 minutes you have not even remember that like to throw something into his mouth, and quietly survive until the next scheduled meal.
9. The habit of using a pedometer
Download to your smartphone any tracker, a pedometer, which will show you how much you move. It does not matter if it is not too accurate. Believe me, it is in any case a great motivation to go more and more often. Either buy any cute pedometer (design of this gadget can now be found for every taste - from the bracelet to a keychain or thumb ring). Every day, seeing the number of steps, you will certainly want to set records and overcome yourself, nahazhivaya more and more kilometers. A so far to lift from the rejection, and the machine may be generally opting for a bicycle. Kilograms will not just go away, but to melt.
10. The habit to walk before dinner
Use your lunch break to walk at least 20 minutes. Even workaholics put an hour break. From it select the first third of the promenade. According to numerous studies, a short walk before a meal helps to curb hunger as physical activity in the fresh air restores the sensitivity of brain cells that helps them better control of their needs (including feelings of hunger and satiety).