You’ve been dieting. You watch what you eat. You even exercise.
Why are you still not losing weight?
Here are a few things you may be doing, or not doing which could be hindering your progress.
Liquid Calories: You mean well, by grabbing an orange juice, instead of a high calorie soda. A “single-sized” juice can actually contain up to 3 servings and a whole bunch of calories. These calories do nothing to satiate your hunger, meaning you will double up when you eat.
Drink water instead. Save the calories for food.
Going “No-Carb” or “Fat Free”: When you deprive yourself of whole food groups, you deny your body the nutrients intrinsic in the food, and also set yourself up to binge next time they come around.
Eat a well balanced diet. No need to starve your body of certain types of food.
Post Workout Reload: The truth is, you probably vastly overestimate the amount of calories you burn during your workout. Your body will certainly want you to believe that you are in need of more calories than you actually are.
Instead, have a big glass of chocolate milk. The perfect balance of water, protein and carbs to help your body recover, and curb any unnecessary cravings.
Diet Soda: Low octane refreshment. Diet soda’s will fill you up, but do nothing to nourish your body, leaving you thirsty and hungry sooner.
Calm your thirst and treat your taste buds with green tea. With few calories and natural caffeine, it will give you the energy you need, while hydrating your body.
Green tea has many weight loss and weight control benefits, due to EGCG, the antioxidant found only in green tea.