4 top tips to recover from a calorific weekend

Did you overindulge over the weekend? Don’t panic!

You’re human and from time to time we all overindulge and our eyes can become bigger than our stomachs. There is no need to go on strict diets after a blowout, swear to yourself you’ll NEVER do it again or beat yourself up.

4 top tips to recover from a calorific weekend

Top tips to get back on track without any guilt

Don’t skip meals!

Firstly, don’t skip any meals, in particular, breakfast!

Not only can this set you up for overeating later in the day, but your metabolism will want to get started again and having a healthy meal to start your day will help your body go back to its normal eating.

If you’re still feeling full from the day before, try something light like warmly cooked oats with a sprinkle of nuts and mixed berries, or some yogurt and berries. Oats are a great source of protein and fibre and will assist your body to return to its natural state.

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Cleanse your body

weight loss tips and advice - lemon water

Simply by drinking water you are cleansing your body and if you consumed a lot of salty and processed foods over the weekend, you’ll need to re-hydrate.

Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning gives your body a kick start to the day, here’s how.

Stay positive

Just because you had a not so perfect weekend doesn’t mean you’ve failed in your weight loss goals. Instead of stewing over what you think you’ve done ‘wrong’, take those thoughts and feelings and turn them into your motivation to get back on track.

A few days off won’t undo all your hard work if you don’t let it! Start by meal prepping your meals for the week ahead with these meal prep tips!

Get active

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If you didn’t get any exercise over the weekend, go for a 30-minute walk after dinner. Walking after eating can help relieve belly bloat and elevate your mood.

If you usually exercise 3 days a week, add an extra day. If you’re not a regular exerciser, then try to walk for at least 5 minutes, 3 times a day to start—it’s okay to start small and remember, any little movement adds up to calories burned.

If you’re needing some workout inspiration to try these 6 easy exercises you can do with your kids by your side.

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