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Tips to losing weight

Updated on June 25, 2011

Losing weight can be fun!

I want to share with you some tips that I think can help you lose a few extra pounds and increase your energy and even improve your mood!

1. Drink plenty of water - I think most people drink way to much soda...try water, it is a healthier option.

2. Eat carrots or popcorn for a snack - Healthier eating is not that hard.. when you get hungry grab a handful of baby carrots and a bottle of water and take your time eating it, the water will help fill you up.

3. Have a brisk walk - the secret here is to take a good 20-25 minute walk at a brisk pace.You should walk fast enough to where you can notice your heart really start pumping.

4. Make breakfast your biggest meal of the day. This is really helpful because even if you overeat a little bit you still have time during the day to burn off the extra calories.

5. Try not to eat after 8 pm : If you are a 9-5 type person try not to eat late at night, you will be inactive and your body will not have a chance to burn off all the extra calories, plus if you eat right before sleeping you won't be getting your optimal nights sleep

6. Eat smaller portions - Try not to overload your plate. Example : I can't tell you the number of times I've been out to a restaurant and seen people overload their plate and not be able to finish it all, then it gets thrown away. making the owners of the restaurant have to charge more for their buffet.

7. Burn more calories than you consume - If you burn more calories than you consume you will lose weight, Exercise is key...find a exercise you enjoy and have fun...always check with your doctor before beginning a diet or exercise program.

I need 20 people to help me reach my dream.

Mr. Exercise

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    Mark 6 years ago from Alabama,USA

    Thanks easy, I think they will help

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    Amelia Griggs 6 years ago

    Well said! Good tips on losing weight. :-)

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    Denise Handlon 6 years ago from North Carolina

    I'll never have the abs back of the woman in the photo, LOL but, I am having fun working out now-and I never thought I would say that! Nice tips.

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    Brinafr3sh 6 years ago from West Coast, United States

    Thanks Manthy, Burning more calories than we consume is a great idea. Mental notes for that thaught.

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    fucsia 7 years ago

    Good advice. Thanks for sharing!

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    Fluffy77 7 years ago from Enterprise, OR

    Very good advise here, I'v seen it work even for elderly and very sick people too. Why then wouldn't it work for everybody else too. Voted up!

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    Ainarand 8 years ago from A Land Far, Far Away

    Good advice and a nice pic too! :)

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