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Add Running To Your Weight Loss Program

Add Running To Your Healthy Weight Loss Program

The beginning of the New Year is the right time to chalk out a proper weight loss program for all those who have determined to shed the excess pounds before the end of 2018. One should ensure that the weight loss method that he or she will be adopting must be to help aid healthy weight loss. All those who aim to achieve weight loss must have realistic goals individually. Developing healthy habits and following a healthy diet schedule are very crucial for healthy weight reduction. Achieving weight loss in a few months should not be the only goal. Those who could reduce their weight to the desired extent and maintain the reduced weight for not less than ten years are considered truly successful in their efforts to achieve weight loss. The tips that are given in this article will help the aspiring dieters to achieve healthy as well as sustained weight loss.

Enjoy eating more vegetables as well as fruits

Instead of abruptly reducing your food intake you must make it a point to include more nutritious food items into your diet. While reducing your weight see to it that your overall health is not affected and for that it is very essential to include more healthy foods in your regular diet. Start taking more vegetables and fruits for your lunch and snacks. As you know, vegetables are rich in nutrients and low in calories. For those who are trying to reduce weight vegetables and fruits are the best foods. Since most of the fruits and vegetables are rich in fiber they facilitate proper digestion and also make you feel full.

Include whole grains also in your diet

Though a low-carb diet is essential for weight loss, your diet need not be 100% carb-free. Carbohydrates are also required for weight loss. Recent studies reveal that those who include grains also as a part of their diet are less susceptible to obesity as well as type 2 diabetes. Grains can be a side dish for your meals and instead of refined grains consume whole grains.

Do not give up regular exercises

Regular physical exercises are the best ways to help aid healthy weight loss. If you start feel that the exercise that you do regularly is boring you may switch over to other types of exercise like running, jogging,  yoga, swimming, aerobics or tai chi. By way of doing physical exercises, you are not only reducing pounds but also increasing your lifespan by a few years. Walking is also a powerful exercise and when you walk for some time you get great relief from stress. When you feel depressed or agitated, instead of resorting to emotional eating get outside, walk freely, even run a bit,  and breathe fresh air. Those who want to reduce weight must walk daily for not less than minutes.

Drink plenty of water

Water is very important for the body and many people fail to keep their body hydrated to the required extent. Instead of drinking too much coffee, alcoholic beverages or soda, those who want to reduce weight can make it a point to drink minimum 12 glasses of water daily. The brain and other parts of the body need water to function properly. Those who are on a weight loss mission may see to it that for whole of 2018, they carry water bottles wherever they go. In order to make the water tastier and more nutritious the water may be mixed with lemon juice.


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Let’s Start With A Good Sports Bra

Ok, I have never been the exercising, eating healthy, kind of person. I am not a size small, medium or large kinda gal. Not even an extra large. Oh I once was, but having a few kids, becoming a mommy “taxi”, a husband that travelled all the time. It was easier to grab a meal at the local fast food restaurant.  So year after year it was easier to buy a larger size and just chalk it up to getting older. Well, I realized that my closet is full of sizes small, medium, large, extra large, 1x, 2x, and 3x. OMG, what have I done to myself. It is hard to breathe sometimes, I have no energy, and I feel really depressed when I think about it. So where do I start?

Being a larger size women I think starting with a good sports bra is essential. Hey, even us big busted gals don’t want to be bouncing all over the place. So how do we pick out the right one for our body shape? I don’t think that your size should matter. You just have to start. First, I would say:

1. Get Measured- don’t rely on your regular bra size. Measure around the largest part of your bust. Then measure around the    rib cage directly under the breasts. If you are not sure, have a expert at the local lingerie shop do it for you.

2. Prepare to pay more- yes you will have to pay a higher price for the “quality” of a well made bra. This goes for the                    activewear that you will need.

3. Moisture-wicking fabric best for absorbing the nasty sweat that gets trapped under your breasts that can cause a rash.

4. Please don’t give up, ever. We are own worst enemy. I have used food as a crutch for as long as I can remember. Be kind              to yourself. Take it one day at a time. Start off small, even going for a walk with the dog or your husband. It’s all ok. Once            you build up your confidence the sky’s the limit.

There are so many brands out there Brooks, Lululemon Athletica, Jockey, Under Armour and so many more. Remember you can’t get anywhere without starting somewear.



Love yourself just the way your are. Size small, medium, large or extra large. We all have to start somewhere.