It’s easy to start believing that it is impossible to lose weight when you sit all day. I mean, hey, there are only so many hours in the day. So, it can be really frustrating to consider losing weight or getting fit when you have to sit all day at the job. While it is possible, it is a scenario that requires some extra planning.
Have found yourself asking the question, “How can I lose weight when I sit all day?” Here are some practical tips for adding movement to your work days and focusing your weight loss efforts.
Plan nutritious lunches and snacks.
Everything is better when done with a friend and that includes weight loss. Consider organizing a weight loss competition with some of your co-workers. There are a lot of free materials available on the internet to organize a competition at the work place.
I have organized two competitions in the past and they were both hugely successful. One tip is to have winners in two categories: weight lost and inches lost. This helps to level the playing field and also encourages participants to engage in physical activity and fitness; instead of concentrating solely on food and calorie restriction.
A friendly competition can be very motivating; not to mention it makes it super easy to find someone to walk with at lunch or after work!
You are much more likely to fit your exercise in if you do it before other chores and responsibilities start vying for your attention.
You can lose weight when you sit all day, but it will require planning and mindful actions at those times that you aren’t in your chair!
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