You stare at the scale, gawking at the digits. You just gained another pound! Looking back, you realize that your bad morning habits might be the one to blame. No matter how hard you work out, manage your diet and drink water, you won’t be able to shed off any weight if you don’t make any change in your lifestyle. Let us discuss several things that you might unconsciously do, that would make it hard for you to lose weight, or even worse, gain more weight!
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The last thing you’d want to do in the morning is obviously, waking up. We understand! But oversleeping, a.k.a spending more than 8 hours on your night rest, can easily cause you to gain weight and have serious health problems such as depression and diabetes. Whoops!
2. Avoiding light
If you’re not a morning person, it can often be very annoying to simply turn on the lights or open up the curtains. But doing so can be very beneficial! If it’s possible for you to soak in some natural sun lights, do so! It will energize you as you go through another long day.
3. Drinking coffee first thing in the morning
Caffeine addiction can be hard to quit. If you’re very dependent on coffee, it might be wise to drink it sometime later during the day. Instead of coffee, try having a glass of water. It will boost your metabolism, help you get rid of stomach fat, and remove toxins from your body.
4. Skipping breakfast or choosing the wrong breakfast menu
If you’re trying to lose weight, breakfast is crucial. Skipping breakfast sounds like it’s a solid plan to lose weight, but you might be deceiving yourself. Have a healthy breakfast which contains complex carbs, proteins, and fats. Muesli and oatmeal are easy to prepare and they’re nutritious as well.
5. Skipping scales and morning workout or meditation
Measure your growth each day and be proud of your achievements, no matter how small! Exercise or meditation can also help you boost your mood and metabolism.
Keep being AllDayChic!