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Beat The Winter Weight

Beat The Winter Weight

  1. Avoid the “its Christmas” mentality and go to the gym, yes very obvious but training means you will burn calories meaning if you ate 500Kcal of chocolate then go train and burn 300Kcal, now you only have to eat 200Kcal less throughout the day. So obvious yet always overlooked.
  2. Don’t hoard your sweet treats, I guarantee there’ll be left over mince pies come January, get rid of them or better yet give them to someone who might need them if you don’t then you’re only going to be tempted to snack on them in later months. This leads me to number 3…
  3. Do not throw around the excuse of “I can’t start a diet until all the bad food is gone” we’ve all been there and probably ate enough to fuel a small family. Don’t do it, get rid of it all.
  4. Train and eat with a plan just like you normally would in summer, winter is no excuse to let it slip. Without a plan your going to be stumbling around your kitchen and gym just doing random shit, get it together have a plan with intent.
  5. This time of year is busy, make your gym sessions short and sharp. Go on with a plan and intent, make use of supersets, tri-sets and giant sets to keep the intensity up and training time down. Set a timer if it helps and get it smashed.
  6. Meal prep foods that you already cook, winter is a time of roasts of all varieties, keep that left over meat, potatoes, veg and throw it in a tub, you now have lunch for a couple days.
  7. This time of year drinking alcohol comes naturally with the festive events taking place, be smart do you need to get an alcoholic drink and if you do (I would) then choose a low calorie option rather than wine or lager opt for vodka & diet coke or gin & tonic.
  8. When you wake up with a hangover don’t listen to your brain when its screaming for a pizza, help yourself and get some quality food in, your body and hangover will thank you for it later.
  9. Enjoy yourself, life is for living don’t deprive yourself of your favourite foods, everything in moderation. Count your calories and you wont go far wrong.
  10. Its up to you, when temptations pop up keep your end goal in sight, if you have a training partner or a PT then ask questions work together to form a plan and look for methods to avoid gaining a couple pounds.
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