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Ways To Supplement A Weight Loss Plan
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You can supplement your weight loss plan by adding extra steps into your day.  When you go to the grocery store or to work, park further away from the building than you usually do.  By doing this small thing, over time those steps add up to extra calories burned and extra pounds shed.

A vital part of any weight loss plan is including exercise as part of your daily routine. Even fifteen or twenty minutes of exercise a day will burn some calories and make it easier for you to lose weight and keep it off. Exercise also builds muscle that can burn more calories at rest than fat cells.

Treating yourself can actually be an important part of any weight loss diet. Making hard and fast rules about food, such as telling yourself that you'll never eat chocolate cake ever again, can actually make you obsess about food. This leads to stress and overeating, both of which can ruin your weight loss plan. Try to give yourself a small treat everyday, or a slightly larger one at the end of the week for making your goals.

Wear a pedometer to count your steps when you are on a weight loss plan. You can make a goal and then make new goals, as the number of steps you take each day increases. This helps you get more exercise than you normally would, which, in turn, helps you to burn more calories.

Reward yourself. If you are sticking to your diet, it's ok to reward yourself once in a while with a small piece of cake or a glass of wine. This doesn't mean that you've fallen off your diet. It simply means that you know you're doing a good job with your weight loss plan. That being said, don't look for constant rewards. Your diet is a new lifestyle, not a punishment.

It is important that you get enough sleep when you are trying to lose weight. Not getting enough sleep every night will decrease your energy throughout the day. When you don't have enough energy, you body will want to make up for it by making you hungry. Getting enough sleep each night will help you continue your weight loss plan successfully.

When on a weight loss plan, plate your food in the kitchen before sitting down to eat instead of serving food "family style" at the table. You are more likely to plate smaller portions and wait before adding food to your plate. By waiting you allow time to feel full.

Follow a diabetic diet even if you don't have diabetes when you are on a weight loss plan. Even if you are not diabetic, you can benefit from cutting most of the sugar out of your diet. Diabetic diets are also low in carbohydrates and you will eat more protein.  This type of diet is ideal for getting rid of muffin top.  

Although you may be hesitant to go out to a restaurant when beginning a new weight loss plan, try splitting a meal with your significant other, friend or family member.  This is an important diet tip, and possibly one of the fastest ways to lose weight.  Portion sizes are notoriously large in restaurants, so sharing enables you to still feel full without overeating or consuming extreme amounts of calories.


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