Sugar free chewing gum prevents mindless eating. Especially if mint flavored, I don't even like eating after chewing it!
After having a slice of pizza, piece of cake etc., drink water slowly.
After-taste of the food triggers you to eat more. Water, on the other hand, removes the lingering taste to avoid further consumption - at least for me!
After having my breakfast (I do not tend to slip during breakfast) I track what I have eaten and what I will eat for the remainder of my day.
Once everything is written down/entered into the app, it requires effort to change it. Just to avoid this, I ward off the urge to cheat most of the ti...
For those of you, who suffer from severe PMS sugar cravings... Red/purple grape and almonds or dark chocolate (70%-85%) and green tea do the trick, Neither of these options are off-track as long as you watch the amount you eat.
I fill up a 1.5 liter water bottle as soon as I get to my office. I place it by my computer and have a sip everytime I see it - almost like a drinking game.
Take photos with the same outfit on a weekly basis. Seeing the progress is a major source of motivation!
Be realistic when determining your workout schedule! When I first decided to exercise, I'd aim for 5 times/week. However, with a busy schedule, I'd usually miss 1 (sometimes 2). That would just make me feel unaccomplished and demotivated - even though I had worked out at least thrice that week!
You should not only think about what makes you lose weight - instead, take your time to go over what made you gain all the weight in the first place.
"What" does not refer to obvious reasons like eating a lot or sitting the whole time. Go deeper for the core reasons. Do you eat a lot when you...
Do 10 squats everytime you go to the bathroom. They do add up at the end of the day!
When you stop losing weight despite sticking to your regular routine that made you lose weight in the first place... Shock your body!! It can be having a little treat for lunch, or a completely new gym class, or changing your breakfast.