Time has sneakily passed and, with it, your resolve to workout and get fit. Don’t fret, you still have time to work on that bod. With some exercise, a proper meal plan and dedication, you too can get back into your skinny jeans. Here’s a rundown on 10 ways to rock those jeans in style.
Whether your favorite “skinny” jeans style are white distressed skinny jeans or a classic but elegant boot cut, an updated exercise regimen could help you reach your goals. It’s important to choose the right workout plan for you. “Right for you” means a plan that you are willing to stick to and one that fits your lifestyle. It doesn’t matter what you do, as long as you are moving. Swimming, walking, jogging and biking are all great options. Take it a step further with yoga, pilates or martial art classes to really get the sweat going and the blood pumping. Everyone is different. You need to decide on which exercises work for you, so you can slip into those jeans with ease.
Weight Loss Starts with Healthy Eating
If you really want a leaner and slimmer body, start in the kitchen. Since you start your day with breakfast, it is your first opportunity to eat well. Here are 5 amazing yogurt bowl recipes to spice up your morning meal options. A combination of fruit, berries, and nuts can be mixed and matched for near limitless bowls of goodness.
Update your eating plan – specifically when and what you eat. Perhaps you want to try out time restricted eating or intermittent fasting. Although this updated eating schedule may be intimidating at first, the key is to eat when your metabolism is burning the most. It’s important to consult your doctor first, especially if making a significant change to your diet.
Lunch and Dinner Too
Know your body, as the number of calories consumed daily, depends on multiple factors and you need to find out what’s right for you. Activity levels play a big part here, as you don’t want to go too far into the negative and not eat enough calories to stay healthy. With that done, you can consider lunch.
The next tip is to make the best of lunch with lean proteins and nutrient-packed veggies. And no, your life doesn’t have to revolve around salad. Think grilled chicken, whole wheat wraps with beans, tomato, and spinach. Mix that with a light dressing and boom, flavor explosion.
Next, is to watch your intake of potatoes, rice, and bread at dinner. These delicious items don’t do any favors to the hips. You can have them, just think about limiting the amount.
Ensure you’re getting a healthy dinner to cap your big meals for the day. Roasted chicken, baked fish and pork loins are terrific meal options for those watching their weight.
Also tie in some roasted veggies and or healthy grains like quinoa or bulgur wheat as a side, for a satisfying meal.
Can I Snack?
Of course, there are many people that graze throughout the day and a life without snacks would be worse than death.
So the nest tip is to make them count. Bring healthy options to your plate, such as fresh fruit. An apple takes time to eat and it provides you many of the nutrients your body needs. You can mix it up with some veggies too. Baby carrots, pickled green beans, sliced bell peppers and or snap peas are light, crunchy and delicious. The great thing about these snack options is they pack well in lunch bags, backpacks, and purses for when you need a little something to nibble on.
Lastly, you need to consume more water. Your body needs it and you should work to increase your H2O intake to improve your health. Keep a bottle on hand near your desk at work or in your car as you travel to ensure you are properly hydrated throughout the day.