40 Small Secret Steps to Weight Loss

Take Small Steps Today!

These are just a few of the hundreds of suggestions in no particular order. Please don't take on too many at once. Add a couple of new small steps each week and build them up slowly. This will give you a greater chance at successfully creating a healthier lifestyle for yourself.

  1. Focus on what you can do, rather than on what you can't do.
  2. Walk to work, walk after dinner, walk with a dog, walk kids to school, walk instead of driving sometimes, walk half an hour instead of watching TV, go for a walk in your lunch break. In other words use any opportunities you are able to walk.
  3. Do sit-ups in front of the TV.
  4. Drink water before a meal.
  5. Eat leaner red meat &poultry.
  6. Use low fat or fat-free milk over whole milk.
  7. Eat half your dessert.
  8. Avoid food portions larger than your fist.
  9. Increase the fibre in your diet.
  10. Join an exercise group.
  11. Do gardening
  12. Eat off smaller plates.
  13. Set achievable, realistic goals for yourself.
  14. Don't eat late at night.
  15. Skip seconds.
  16. Work around the house.
  17. Grill, steam or bake instead of frying.
  18. Bicycle to the store instead of driving.
  19. Take dog to the park.
  20. Ask your doctor about taking a multi-vitamin.
  21. Make sure you're eating a good balance of complex carbohydrates, protein and essential fats.
  22. Don't skip meals including breakfast.
  23. Move quickly when running errands.
  24. Pace the sidelines at kids' athletic games.
  25. Play with your kids 30 minutes a day.
  26. Dance to music.
  27. Keep a pair of comfortable walking or running shoes in your car and office.
  28. Choose activities you enjoy and you'll be more likely to stick with them.
  29. Stretch before bed to give you more energy when you wake.
  30. Vary your activities, for interest and to broaden the range of benefits.
  31. Reward and acknowledge your efforts.
  32. Consume alcoholic beverages in moderation, if at all.
  33. Conduct an inventory of your meal/snack and physical activity patterns.
  34. Make a grocery list before you shop
  35. Flavor foods with herbs, spices, and other low-fat seasonings.
  36. Eat before you get too hungry
  37. Stop eating when you are full.
  38. Snack on fruits and vegetables.
  39. Include several servings of whole grain food daily.
  40. If main dishes are too big, choose an appetizer or a side dish instead.

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