To Lose Weight After Birth -10 Things You Must Know
Posted Feb 13 2009 4:56pm
It is quite common to have extra weight after giving birth to your new baby. You will need to know the best and easiest way to lose weight after birth so that you can fit it around your new lifestyle. So i am going to outline the 10 thing you must know in order to lose weight after birth.
1. Make the proper commitment- it is all to common for women to put off losing weight so that they can look after their baby or do the house work. In order to lose weight you must be doing something that helps so make the proper commitment today and if you need help get you partner to look after the baby or a member of the family.
2.Keep a dietary journal- you will need to keep a record of every thing you eat so that you can see what you are eating and what you don’t need to eat. This is so that you can cut out the bad foods that add fat on and keep the good foods that help you to burn fat.
3.Drink 8 glasses of water a day- this keeps your body hydrated so that your muscles work properly and effectively to burn ad much calories as possible.
4.Set a goal for yourself- setting a realistic goal will help you stay motivated on your way to lose weight after birth.
5.Walk as much as possible- where ever possible walk over driving the car. if you are only going to the shops down the road have a little walk we are all guilty of driving to much but when it comes to losing weight you much think of all the little extra ways you can in order to lose weight.
6.Skip dessert- Don’t indulge in high sugar sweets and snacks so do all you can to skip as many desserts as you can.
7.Breastfeed- It has been proven that breastfeeding can burn up to 500 calories a day. so breastfeed as long as you can.
8.Put Breakfast Back on the menu- Eating breakfast is a good start to the day so that is get your body in a fat burning mode.
9.Exercise for 30 minutes a day- exercise is good in so many way if you do aerobic exercises it burn fat has highers your metabolism which help you burn more fat throughout the day.
10. Share your Goals with others- sharing your weight loss goals with other will help you on your way they can give you encouragement to help you reach your targets, who knows they might even join in.
Please do remember it took 9 months to put that weight on it is not going to drop off really quickly, give your self time to lose weight and be realistic so that you can achieve you targets