October 9 2016
People put on weight during the winter months. It is only natural. They are storing body fat. They need to keep warm. Of course, plenty of people also let themselves go as they no longer have to show off their body on a beach or somewhere! Do not let this be you. If you put on weight during the winter months, by the time spring and summer roll around, you are going to be working overtime to shed the weight. It is best to just keep yourself in prime condition year round. These tips should help.
This one must go right at the top of the list. You must be exercising on a regular basis. This means setting an exercise schedule and sticking to it. You should be exercising for at least thirty minutes a day. Now, when the dark nights start to roll in, it can be difficult to gather up the motivation to go outside. That is why you need a schedule. You need to tell yourself to stick to that schedule.
Ah, when winter rolls around, there are just so many Christmas parties that you are going to need to attend. The food on offer is great too. Shame you can’t eat much of it! If you go to a party, make sure you do not go hungry. You are going to be tempted to overindulge yourself. This is going to lead to faster weight gain. It is no secret that people tend to put on the most weight around the holiday months for this very reason!
Avoid it like the plague. It is just packed to the brim with empty calories. Of course, since you will be attending a lot of parties, it is common for you to not know how much you are drinking. Do not worry, we have all been there. Pace your drinking. In fact, if you wish to really reduce the amount that you are drinking, and avoid a hangover in the morning, then drink a glass of water after every drink that you consume. It will help to dilute the alcohol so it has less of an impact on your system.
Many people, particularly around the holidays, will skip meals. This is because they feel that if they can skip meals, then they can eat a whole lot more when the bigger ones come up. That is not true. Your body does not like being starved. It will punish you for it. If you skip meals, then your body will slow your metabolism down. It doesn’t know where its next meal is coming from. So, when you eat those larger meals, you are going to find it dreadfully tough to burn off all the calories that you are consuming! When you are dieting, even if it is outside of the winter, it is always best to eat smaller meals throughout the day. This way your body never goes into starvation mode.