There are a number of reasons many people in our society are over weight. Much of this has to do with life style. Your life style will affect your health and often your weight. So if your life style is adversely affecting you health and weight, you probably want to make some changes.
Some changes that you could make are actually very simple, but will take some will power. These changes include proper exercise and a balanced diet. Exercise is very important and could just mean going out side and taking your dog for a walk. Having a balanced diet could mean including more vegetables and fruits in your diet and reducing your sugar intake.
Exercise means including more physical activities in you daily routine. Many people think of their diet when trying to lose weight. This is appropriate but physical activity is an essential component in weight lose and improving your health. Exercise will help you to burn calories, the calories you take in from the food you eat. Take a walk in the morning before work. Include your dog in this activity as your fury friend also needs the activity. You could also develop a routine consisting of moves that will burn serious calories. These moves could include sit-ups, push-ups, leg lifts and running on the spot. Of course these must be done correctly and at least three or four times a week. This could be done after work, before dinner and would be a great way to freshen up after a long day at work. Another thing to consider is walking or cycling to work, during the warmer months. Walking or cycling to work will also save money when it comes to the cost of running your car. This will also make make getting to work less frustrating. Also consider stretching before work, especially if your job is considered to be physical. Even if you sit at a desk all day long consider stretching before work and during breaks,
Exercise is important, but you will still need a balanced diet which involves consuming food with proper nutrients. This could mean reducing the amount of fast food in your diet and increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables you include in your diet. Include items such as carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, apples, oranges, peaches, bananas, strawberries and blueberries with your daily lunch break. Items high in fiber should be included with breakfast and lunch. Use high fiber bread for your morning toast and your lunch-time sandwich. You could add kidney beans and green beans into your soup. Reduce the amount of red meat you eat and replace it with seafood such as sole or salmon,
The are a number of changes you can make in your daily routine to lose weight. This means coming up with a plan and implementing it. So pick a day to start and go for it. With this in mind there are many excellent resources on the internet that can help you with a weight loss program. But remember you need to stick to the plan.