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Shed Some Pounds This Fall With These Tips

By Virginia Laird

Weight loss can be a struggle that many fight most of their lives. Health and wellness experts admit that many who begin a path to a lighter weight grapple with where to begin this journey. If you are one who needs a little advice as to exactly what steps to take to help make your weight loss a success, take the advice of these professionals, including these tips:

  • Avoid consuming too much candy
  • Make time to exercise often
  • Make sleep a priority

Avoid Consuming Too Much Candy

Choosing to consume little or no candy at all is one great step in the right direction when trying to lose weight. While you may be surrounded by the seasonal goodness from now until just after Easter, it is important to set a limit when considering candy consumption. Health and wellness experts advise that the limit could be one piece each day or a certain number of pieces each week. However, these same professionals suggest that it is best to completely forego candy altogether when trying to shed weight.

Make Time to Exercise Often

Exercise is a key component when trying to lose weight. Health and wellness experts recommend that calorie counting, along with exercise, is the best way to promote healthy weight loss. If you are one who is ready to experience weight loss, it may be time to find exercises that best suit your routine. For some, this may be as simple as walking while others may choose to jog or attend the gym. These experts suggest that getting at least three workouts each week which lasts 30 to 40 minutes each session can be enough to promote healthy weight loss.

Make Sleep a Priority

There is no secret, the body needs sleep. Research suggests without enough sleep the systems of the body may find it difficult to function properly, including immune systems as well as metabolism. If you are one who finds yourself burning the midnight oil more often than not, it may be necessary to give yourself some of that time to instead rest. It is recommended that the average adult should sleep a minimum of six hours each night. For many, this may be almost impossible, especially for those with young children. However, without proper sleep, the body cannot function as well. It will be more susceptible to falling ill and gaining weight, among other things. Begin making sleep a priority for you and those in your home today.

Get out there and start writing your weight loss story. Keep in mind that the first few weeks are generally the most difficult. Power through: You can do it!

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Tucson, Ariz.

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