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Five Tips to Successfully Losing Weight

Don't just stop eating, or stop eating certain foods, but eat in moderation. You can eat healthier snacks, or eat more fruit and vegetables, and cooking from scratch will mean that you don't eat lots of processed foods. Are you getting at least 20 minutes of exercise a day. If not, why don't you try. By combining exercise with sensible healthy eating, you're sure to be able to lose weight. If you lack the motivation to go running before work, and can't make the time after work, why not join a gym. If you join with a friend you're much more likely to stick with it, as you won't want to let your friend down. when you're not at the gym why not walk more. Try going for a walk at lunchtime, or getting off the bus a stop further away from home. Why not take the dog for another daily walk. This will count as exercise, and can help you to reach your weight loss goal sooner. If you're not keen on walking why not cycle instead. Perhaps you could ride to the station instead of getting a lift, or cycle to work instead of getting the bus. If you really don't fancy running or cycling, why not go swimming. It's also no impact activity, so your joints won't suffer. Why not walk to the shop, or to collect the children from school. It'll make you feel better, and you'll be helping to save the planet too. Instead of letting them play on the games console or computer all weekend, why not take the kids to the park, and kick a football around with them, or go for a long walk, or do some gardening or something else active. They're sure to appreciate it as much as you will. Don't expect miracles - by constantly worrying about calories, or how much weight you've lost this week you'll lose focus on why you're losing weight in the first place.

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