Stay positive: Write yourself a note this week that congratulates all of the things you did well on your diet and exercise plans. Put it on the fridge for motivation.
Learn to live a healthy lifestyle every day of the week. Don’t slump on weekends—this habit can make or break reaching your weight loss goals.
Stay motivated: Look for a local 5K event to walk or run. It will give your daily workout routine a purpose to focus on.
Starting an exercise plan? Research says that 90% of people who have kept their weight off over time have a regular schedule of activity in their lives.
Do you take aspirin to prevent heart disease? Don’t stop without consulting your doctor. New research says users who stop abruptly have a 60% increased risk of having a heart attack.
When eating at a restaurant, order an appetizer and a side dish instead of an entrée. Smaller dishes make for a more reasonably sized meal.
Use fresh herbs, spices, citrus juices and spicy relishes to boost flavor to dishes when cutting back on fat in recipes.
Try adding resistance training to your workout to tighten and tone your muscles. Resistance bands and small weights work well for beginners.
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