Do not throw all your efforts now that you’ve finally lost weight. Maintenance is as important as diet. Here are a few simple things you must never forget in order to keep your current weight.
You’re going to have continued to serve exactly a diet and lost the weight you wanted and then not follow maintenance guidelines. Normally the endocrine or dietitian will give you rules to keep. They have to do, especially with the permanent change in your eating habits.
But there are some rules that you can do to keep you on your weight forever, even if you have are not on a diet. It will not cost you anything to follow, once you get used to these small changes in habits and you’ll be delighted with the results.
Now to get even better results you should be getting into plyometric cardio circuits as there is great effectiveness of plyometric cardio circuits when it comes to weight maintenance. Why? Because this type of routine incorporates your whole body into a work out and nothing is missed verses just going to the gym and working out one muscle group at a time.
Rule 1: Do not skip breakfast
Breakfast, without doubt, is the most important meal of the day, as it is responsible for putting your body in to working mode. You start to burn calories you eat breakfast first thing in the morning, fill your body with energy for the day and do not wait until you are hungry before you eat.
No to bakery products as it have too many calories and saturated fats that your body cannot eliminate in just a day.
Yes to bread with healthy fats like olive oil. It is also recommended to increase the portion of protein at breakfast: more eggs and cheese as it provides a lot of energy and fewer calories.
Rule 2: do not skip meals
If you do not want to slow the pace of your metabolism, do not forget to eat. Skipping means will just make you dizzy, have bad breath and make your body accumulate calories as reserves in anticipation of possible shortages. Moreover, do not hesitate to take a healthy snack between meals like fruit, yogurt, turkey and nuts especially when you are hungry and the next meal is hours away. A light snack but enough to satisfy your hunger will help keep your metabolism machinery in motion.
Don’t allow yourself to go 5 hours without eating anything.
Yes to a small snack when you are hungry, do not let yourself suffer!
Rule 3: Beware of the dinner
Food makes you fat, especially if you go to bed without digesting what you eat. To control what you eat try not to skip any meals, you cannot compensate at dinner any meals that you skipped during the day. Eat more caloric foods and heavy meals for breakfast and lunch; at dinner, it is ideal to have vegetables, fish, light tortillas and high in proteins. Reduce or completely eliminate bread or any carbohydrates in your supper.
No to heavy stews or fast food as you gain weight more than any other time of day.
Yes to soups, creamed vegetables and salads with a healthy serving of protein like eggs, tuna, nuts, cheese and many other.