So you’ve decided that you want to lose weight? Want to start a new diet or exercise plan? Well here are my 5 top tips that you MUST do before and whilst you try to lose weight. If you start doing these tips, I assure you, it will help you to lose weight! Start off with these tips first and it will make losing weight much easier!
1. When you wake up, drink a glass of water.
Please explain..? My suggestion is to drink at least one glass of room temperature water first thing in the morning – before your breakfast or coffee.
Why? Dehydration is responsible for many people feeling tired and fatigue. Some people mistake dehydration for hunger, and can therefore, overeat. Drinking a glass of water in the morning kick starts your body to feel hydrated. Water is great for clearing our system, flushing out the toxins and increasing your metabolism.
Please explain..? My suggestion is to eat a good hearty breakfast. Examples would include slow releasing carbohydrates such as oatmeal or whole grains. My favourite breakfast is a bowl of oatmeal, and I put a whole banana cut into pieces with ½ a cup of skim milk, and I put it into the microwave and the banana is mixed all together making the oatmeal sweet. Other breakfast ideas would be anything with eggs on whole wheat bread, low fat yoghurt, muesli and low sugar granola. If you must eat bacon, limit it to a few slices.
Why? This is essential to start off your day on the right foot. You need to fuel your body with the right nutrients. If you skip breakfast, you tend to be starving by the time it comes to lunch time and you will overeat or eat the wrong type of foods (such as fast food) because you are so hungry and just want something to eat straight away. Why should it be a big breakfast? You have all day to burn this off and it gives you more energy to start your day. Eating breakfast really helps you lose weight – set yourself up to succeed!
3. Small Meals – Regularly
Please explain..? My suggestion is to eat five to six small meals per day. I would structure it as breakfast, then snack two or three hours after, then lunch, another snack about 2 hours after lunch, then dinner. If you’re still hungry after dinner, have a small snack.
Why? When you eat regularly throughout the day, your body knows that more food is on the way and it will not go into starvation mode to save and store the calories. It is more likely to burn the calories you consume than store them as fat. By eating regularly, you are giving yourself less opportunity to overeat, as you will be full from the previous meal you just ate. This really helps in losing weight as it lessens the chances that you’re going to eat binge eat.
4. Eat like a King for Breakfast, a Queen for Lunch and a Pauper for Dinner
Please explain..? My suggestion is to eat your largest meals for breakfast – for example, a bowl of oatmeal with skim milk and a banana; and a boiled egg. Ensure that you are full. Then for lunch, I would eat something that combines carbohydrates, protein and some vegetables – a fistful of each. E.g. Mash potato, broccoli and salmon. Then for dinner I would make my meal much smaller – protein and vegetables / salad. E.g. Chicken breast with a salad.
Why? Eating your largest meals in the morning gives you all day to burn the calories off. Breakfast should be your largest meal, followed with lunch and then a small dinner. Trust me, this works in helping you lose weight. If you can get use to eat a very small dinner, you will lose weight for sure.
Please explain..? As you can see, losing weight is all about eating healthy and at the right times. Healthy eating means staying away from fast foods, chips, lollies, soft drink, anything fried. You can still have these in moderation. You should aim to eat a mixture of vegetables, carbohydrates such as rice, potato, sweet potato, and protein such as fish, chicken, beef or any type of meat. Eating foods that have not been processed is key to losing weight.
Why? Eating healthy will help you lose weight. By taking care of what food you put into your body, you will essentially feel great, and your body will thank you for it. You can still have sweets and lollies, but in moderation. Eating healthy includes eating fresh food. If your food is coming out of a tin or a box – you are not eating healthy. Stick to fresh fruit and vegetables, whole cuts of meat and vegetables, and make your own mash potato using whole potatoes, not the instant kind.
In conclusion, you can see that the essential key to losing weight is WHAT YOU EAT. Losing weight starts in the kitchen, and from my top 5 tips to lose weight, you can really tell that this is true. You can really maintain or lose weight by watching what you eat. I know this is true for a fact, as I am living proof that my tips work. Try it out yourself and let me know how you go!
All the best.
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Jennifer Nicole Lee’s JNL Fusion back workout! This one is tough but great for toning your muscles, back and incorporating cardio as well!
This is a great workout to lose weight and to tone your legs and butt! Don’t be fooled, it is hard and tough but it really tones your legs and bum!
Jennifer Nicole Lee does some of the leg exercises with weights, and when i did this workout i felt really tired so i just did the exercise without the weights!
Feel free to try it out. Good Luck!
Here is a Jennifer Nicole Lee total body workout. This video shows a few exercises to lose weight and tone your butt, arms and chest! I would recommend doing these exercises 3 or 4 times if you can!
This video is from the BSN Supplements “Get up and Go” Season 2, Episode 6 by Jennifer Nicole Lee.
Want to start losing weight? Not sure where to start?
Here is a great light workout if you just want to stretch your muscles and start losing some weight. Yoga is great for strengthening your muscles and is especially good if you have weak knees or any injuries. It is low impact but great for improving your muscle definition and toning your muscles.
This video is from the BSN Supplements “Get up and Go” Season 2, Episode 4 by Jennifer Nicole Lee.
If you do try this workout, please let me know how you go in the comments below! Thank you and Good Luck! X
So here is another one of the Jennifer Nicole Lee workouts that i like to do. It is a total body workout and it aims to tone various parts of your body. It incorporates arms and legs and abs, so it is a complete body workout.
This video is from the BSN Supplements “Get up and Go” Season 2, Episode 3 by Jennifer Nicole Lee.
Try it out and let me know how you go! Good Luck!
So i have another video for you! Today i did the Jennifer Nicole Lee Get up and Go Workout from BSN Supplements (Season 2 Episode 2).
In this video i worked my upper body with 5 lbs dumbbells. I really love this workout! As i mentioned in my previous posts, don’t be afraid of doing weights! 5 lbs is not a heavy weight and your not going to get manly, and bulky. You’re going to get toned!
Jennifer Nicole Lee’s video is great for toning your arms. If you do this workout, let me know how you go in the comments below! Good Luck!
So i just finished watching Jennifer Nicole Lee’s “Get up and Go” Show and i wanted to share it with you. If you wanted to concentrate on LEGS here is some great exercises for you to do! This is from the Get Up and Go show by BSN Supplement, Season 2 – Episode 1.
I love these exercises so if you do try this video out, let me know how you go in the comments below! Good Luck!
It is to exercise your LEGS and it is done in under 1 hour. If you’re like me, and hate doing cardio, this workout is great for you. All you need is some dumbbells and a skipping rope. I recently set up a home gym in my garage and that’s all you need to get started.
Check out the video below and also if you want to print out a version of the exercises click on the link which will take you to Bodybuilding.com
I hope you enjoy it! If you do try this workout, please leave me a comment below on what you thought of it! Good luck!
I came across this review on the Ab-Circle Pro and felt a bit disappointed that my favourite fitness model Jennifer Nicole Lee is promoting such a rubbish product!
Click HERE to see the review (it will open up in a new window).
And if you are thinking of getting the Ab-Circle Pro – take my advice and save your money, DON’T DO IT!