25 easy tips to help kick up your weight loss journey

25 Weight Loss Tips

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Weight Loss Is Doable—Try These Out!

Many of us wish we were experts at losing weight. It can be as easy as changing a few things in your everyday life. See if any of these 25 tips could help you!

25 Weight Loss Tips

1. High Intensity Interval Workouts

High intensity interval training is proven to be more effective at burning fat than long periods of time at the same intensity level. (Plus it can make working out more interesting and less monotonous!)

2. Drink More Water

Staying hydrated and drinking plenty of water will boost your metabolism, aide in waste removal, and can suppress your appetite.

3. Try Hot Yoga

Hot yoga is great for any body type, and the average person can burn up to 700 calories in 90 mins.

4. Count Your Calories

Keeping track of how many calories you take in and what you are burning is very beneficial. If you cut between 500-800 calories from your daily diet safely, you could lose up to 2 lbs a week!

5. Break the Routine

The same old workout every day can be boring, and it is actually better for you to switch it up. Try different things. The goal is being more active all around. You might find something you really love!

6. More Oils, Less Butter

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Butter is delicious and definitely better for you than margarine, but when you are trying to lose weight, try more healthy oils in your cooking. Some great oils are avocado oil, canola oil, grape seed oil, extra virgin olive oil, and more! (Stay away from vegetable oil, coconut is a better choice.)

7. Cut Out the Soda

A 20 oz bottle of regular soda is about 240 calories. If you are having soda with your meals, this can be more than 700 empty calories you can easily cut out of your daily diet.

Drinking water is best, but you may also want to try something like club soda or flavored waters if you crave something more soda-like. Just remember if there is sugar or sweetener in it, it’s basically a soda.

8. Try a Fitness “Bootcamp”

These bootcamps use high intensity interval training, stations, sense of community, and more to offer you a great physical experience. It can be helpful because you are committing to a set day and time with others like you.

9. Drink Coffee

Caffeine has appetite-suppressing properties and can give you the extra boost you need to stay active. Remember, though: easy on the cream and sugar.

10. Eat More Soup

Broth-based soups are mostly water which helps fill you up with less calories. Watch out for creamy soups (lots of calories) and those with high levels of sodium.

11. Use Coconut Oil Instead of Creamer in Coffee

Try coconut oil in your coffee instead of cream. (Don’t knock it until you try it!)

12. Eat Whole Foods

Processed foods are arguably the worst thing for your health. Know what you are putting into your body. We were made to eat natural foods, not processed chemicals.

13. Try a Fitness Tracker

A fitness tracker is a great way to be aware of your daily activity and keep you motivated to work a little harder. Also, fitness trackers make it easy to track your workout and results.

14. Prepare Your Own Food

Preparing your own meals means you know how much fat, sugar, salt, etc., is going into your meal.

15. Swim

An hour of swimming laps can burn between 500-700 calories. Plus it’s just fun!

16. Cut Out the Carbs

It is very easy to eat too many carbs. Easing up on the carb intake can make a huge difference in your weight loss goals.

17. Lift Weights

Cardio alone is great for your heart, but if you start incorporating weight lifting, you will be burning more fat. Also, burning fat from lifting weights lasts longer than from cardio alone.

18. Zucchini Noodles

Zucchini noodles are a delicious way to enjoy ‘pasta’ in a healthier, lower calorie way.

25 Weight Loss Tips19. Take Your Bike Instead of Driving

If you are going somewhere close by, take your bike. Biking is a great mode of transport that keeps you moving.

20. Use One Bread Slice for Sandwiches

When you go out and order a sandwich or a burger, remove one of the slices of bread (or bun) and this could be almost 100 calories that you won’t miss.

21. 20 Minute Walks

Walking at least 20 mins a day can make a big difference in your weight. When you need a little more activity on your fitness tracker, don’t ignore it; just go for the walk.

22. More Lean Proteins

Eating more lean protein will help you get to your ideal weight. Lean proteins include fish, chicken breast, beans, lentils, eggs, nuts, etc.

23. Take the Stairs

When you come to the choice of elevator or stairs, take those stairs! It is a good way to add extra activity to your day—and every step counts.

24. Drink Green Tea

Clinical studies have shown that extracts in green tea help to boost metabolism. And, as previously mentioned, caffeine is an appetite suppressant that also gives you a little energy boost.

25. Park in the Farthest Spots

This gets back to increasing overall activity. Parking in the farthest spots and walking a little more each time you park really adds up.

Wrap-Up

The idea behind weight loss may be easy—burn more calories than you take in—but, in order to really lose weight, you’ll have to exercise regularly and keep track of your diet. Making slight adjustments to your lifestyle like eating more protein or taking short walks can really make a difference. As always, remain focused and you shall achieve your goals!

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Isaac Atia

Isaac Atia

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Isaac Atia is the Founder of 10BestRanked, an authority blog where he reviews the top home, outdoors, and tech gadgets. In his free time, Isaac enjoys the outdoors and a good read. You can read his latest post here.
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