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7 things that can stand in the way of weight loss

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Certain habits can hinder your attempts to lose weight - and keep it away.
If you've changed your eating habits to focus on healthier foods and taken your workout seriously, you can expect to lose weight. However, the reality is that despite what you may have believed, weight loss is more complicated than calorie consumption versus calorie consumption. If you are trying to lose weight, check these habits that may interfere with your efforts.
1. You save on protein.
If you normally eat a muffin or avocado toast for breakfast, you may need to increase your protein intake. Research has shown that a high-protein breakfast can help alleviate hunger, so you may be less tempted to have a morning snack.
Protein is also important at lunch and dinner. If you routinely eat salads or sip gazpacho without accompanying protein - such as boiled egg, yogurt, beans, meat, poultry, or fish - over time, this can lead to a decrease in muscle tissue, which means that your metabolism will slow down and mak…

Fitness Tip of the Week

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This week,talks about themost effective ways toburn fat and loseweight with the helpofregular aerobic exerciseforms.

Cardiovascular exerciseburns calories, helping your body dropkilosmore.

Usea calorie calculator, such as MayoClinic.comto determine yourestimateddailycalorie needs.

Subtract1,000 calories per dayfrom thisestimationtolose 2pounds per week.This restrictionof1000caloriescan come fromchanges in dietor physical activity, or a combination.

In addition to promotingweight loss, aerobic exercisereduces cardiovascularrisk, lowers cholesterol andreduces the risk ofcertain chronicdiseases.

The Collegeof Sports Medicinerecommends thatadults engagein 30 minutesof moderate aerobicexercise fivedays a week. Moderate exerciseincludesdancing,brisk walking, gardening or cycling.

Alternatively, youcanperform 20minutes of vigorousaerobic exercisethree days a week. Considerswimming, running,heavyyardworkor play basketballto increaseyour heart rateduring vigorous exercise.

You can also splitthe a…