How to stay healthy and lean this summer
There are two times of the year when you will hear most about the fitness, diet and weight loss. One is the New year and the second is summer. As summer is just around the corner and you are looking to shed fat that you have just gained during your winter hibernation. Summer is the best time to lose your weight and to look good in a swimsuit. We will list some of the ways that can help you in achieving your desired body during this summer.
Hit the Gym:
First thing you need to do is to make up your mind to go to the gym. Most of the people fail to go to the gym due to lack of motivation. This is not going to help you in losing weight. You don’t have to train insane in the gym but to start with just fat burning activities. You can include some of the outdoor activities as well to burn some calories. This will help you to achieve your desired toned body quickly. Outdoor activities can include beach volleyball and some sports that are perfect for summer.
Choose your drink wisely:
You need to careful what are you having with your drinks. You need to remain hydrated during summer, but your drink can contain many calories that can push you away from your fitness goals. You have to ditch your sweet drinks such as soda, energy drinks and sweet coffee and tea. Cutting out these sweet drinks can result in few pounds of weight loss. But do remain hydrated throughout the day. Drink 8 glass of water, and you will eliminate the need of these sweet drinks.
Cut out Alcohol Intake:
Alcohol also contains sugar, and it sets of the insulin resistance which can result in weight gain. So, if you are looking to lose some weight, you need to have a break from alcohol. There is no nutritional benefit in drinking alcohol, and if it is taking you away from your healthy goal, then it is better to leave it.
Most of the people that are losing weight stop eating properly or cut out their food intake which is a wrong approach. You don’t need to starve yourself. This will make you weak rather than help you lose weight. If you are looking to burn some calories this summer, you need to eat well. Eat Clean. Ditch processed foods. Eat the rainbow daily.
Burn calories in fun way:
Summer can get you with its hot weather, so you need to do add such activities in your routine that you enjoy the most. For example, you can go for surfing on can go for a swim or walk on the beach. This way you can turn your daily routine into a workout.
Don’t compromise on your sleep. As you are working out your body in the day time, you need to give it proper rest. In summer people often feel a bit lazy. Proper sleep will help you to feel balanced and refreshed all day. Plus, when we are tired we often reach for junk food.
Most of the people resist changing their habits. If you continue with your winter routine, you are not going to have any change in summer as well. You need to adopt these positive and healthy changes quickly because this is the only way that can make your journey comfortable and satisfactory.
To your health,
Anne & Hanne