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New Year, New You Weight Loss Tip: Workout with a friend

There is no better motivation than a friend who shares the same goals. I, for one, love going on runs with my friends and walks with my mom and sister. So many people us excuses that they are too busy to see their friends or exercise. This is a great tip to not only exercise but catch up along the way. Try this tip sometime this week.

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New Year, New You Fit Tip: Stop before you start

Make a list of bad habits you are willing to stop in order to live a healthier lifestyle. These decisions just might save your life.

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New Year, New You Weight Loss Tip: Eat More Protein

Adding protein to your diet will keep you full for longer. If we feel our bodies with healthy proteins like lean meats, eggs, and Greek yogurt, we are more likely to eat less during the day and more likely to accomplish our weight loss goals.

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New Year, New You Fit Tip: Celebrate the small wins

Celebrate all of your wins – big and small! You can celebrate by treating yourself to a day out for a massage, watch your favorite TV show, or draw yourself a nice, relaxing bubble bath. Just make sure your “treat” doesn’t sabotage your success like rewards of sweets and foods.

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New Year, New You Weight Loss Tip: Get Rid of Unhealthy Foods

If you are trying to lose weight, you have no use for cookies, chips, or unhealthy foods.

These types of foods will only make it more difficult for you to reach your weight loss goals. There are some healthier options for your sweet and salty cravings.

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New Year, New You Fit Tip: Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated is a great step towards achieving your weight loss efforts. HOW you choose to hydrate can have a big impact on your health and your waist.

Drinking water helps keep you satisfied between meals and avoid overeating. You can also avoid hundreds of extra calories each day by choosing water instead of sodas or other sugar-sweetened beverages.

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New Year, New You Fit Tip: Move more

Walking is one of the best, most available options for engaging in low-impact physical activity and has substantial health benefits. It is a wonderful starting point for reducing sedentary behaviors and a gateway to other forms of physical activity. Try it this week and move more!

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Weight Loss Tip: Eat slowly

This tip really speaks to me. Whenever I eat too fast, I find that I also eat more. The slower you eat, the easier your body and mind are able to register the fact that you are full. Once your body and mind alert you that you no longer are hungry and don’t need more full to satisfy you, you will stop eating and eat less. eating the proper portion sizes and stopping yourself from feeling too full will also help you lose weight.