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Losing Weight During Lockdown

Let’s face it, lockdown has likely caused a surge in weight gain across the globe, as many people are falling into the trap of boredom and comfort eating to fill each day. Allowing your weight to creep up can have an extremely damaging effect on your health, as there are many risks that are associated with an increased bmi such as diabetes, high cholesterol and so much more. Luckily, it needn’t be as difficult as you might expect to start losing weight during lockdown, as there are several simple tips and tricks that you can make the most of to start seeing a difference in no time at all. So, if you would like to find out more, then read on to uncover some of the best top tips and tricks that you can make the most of today!

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Make A Daily Food Plan 

One of the most difficult aspects of lockdown is a complete lack of direction, as many people are used to a rigid yet repetitive schedule that allows for eating times throughout the day, and this has gone completely out of the window. Usually you would only have access to the food that you bring with you to your desk, but being just a few steps away from your kitchen and all of the goodies inside can be a real test of your self control. Making a daily food plan will help you to stick to a certain calorie count, and motivate you to avoid snacking and grazing when you simply purchase the ingredients you need for each scheduled meal. A brilliant feature to include in your daily food plan is a set period of fasting, as it’s been proven to boost weight loss considerably whilst aiding dieters to control their hunger far better. 

Explore The World Of Home Workouts 

Rather than simply sitting in front of your television or computer for most of the day, deciding to get up off the sofa to explore the world of home workouts can encourage you to lose a considerable amount of weight. There are so many different workouts that you can take part in, from high impact aerobics to calming yoga or Pilates, so it’s vital that you can take some time to experiment with a few different sports to identify a suitable, enjoyable exercise. There are lots of home workout guides online that can help you to exercise without the need for any special skills or equipment, so it’s never been easier to partake in a daily workout without having to leave the comfort of your house! You can even find online workout classes with real life personal trainers that can encourage you to stay motivated and hit your fitness goals, so you needn’t excuse your lack of exercise by blaming it on the closing of gyms and leisure centres when virtual alternatives are ready and waiting. 

Losing weight during lockdown has never been so simple when you can take time time to utilise the tips and tricks detailed above! 

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