You haven’t given up on your fitness routine and that is an achievement. There are times you may not see the results despite the efforts. But that is no reason to get demotivated. You need to find ways to break that plateau.
Morning – Store glass in a copper glass or vessel overnight and drink it the first thing in the morning. You can easily make this a daily habit. Copper has a lot of health benefits and here are some more reasons why you must drink a glass of water stored in a copper vessel.
Breakfast – South Indian breakfast is one of the top rated in the country. It’s light yet has a good dose of carbohydrates to keep you full for long hours. Give you regular idli a twist with This masala idli recipe that uses dalia and hence is rich in fibre too.
Lunch – Have some assorted veggies in the fridge? Chop them up and use it to make this quick and easy recipe of Rice with mixed vegetables that is a perfect lunch box item too. You can make some kadhi or daal to go with it and accompany it with a fresh kachumber or salad.
Snacks – Fermented snacks are low on calorie and a good option when you are on a weight loss plan. Dhokla is one such snack that’s easy to prepare and tastes delicious with green chutney during evenings when the hunger pangs get the worst of you.
Dinner – Diabetes has become quite a common condition in most homes today. If you have a diabetic at home, preparing food that suits everyone is a challenge. However, this chicken and quinoa recipe is ideal for everyone as it packs fibre, iron, protein and is low fat.
At home – Give rest to your regular home exercises once or twice a week and burn calories with interesting workouts like dance workouts like Zumba. An hour long session of Zumba can help you burn almost 1000 calories. So dance your way to fitness.
Yoga – The best part about practicing yoga is that you don’t just lose weight or achieve overall toning of the body but it also calms your mind and soul. A very much needed activity to beat stress and frustration that builds up during the day. You can try one or all of these yoga asanas not just help you lose weight but give total relaxation.
At the gym – Man boobs are a big turn off and while you may do a lot of chest exercises, this fat is stubborn too and will need extra work. At the gym today, try these exercises to get rid of man boobs.
Sleep well tip – Praying is another calming and relaxing activity. You need not be very religious and sit in a temple or before God to do it. Just close your eyes while you lay in bed and say a little prayer thanking the power you believe in for all the good things in your life.
Disclaimer: If you follow a fitness plan already, consult your nutritionist before switching to this one. If you are allergic to any of the foods/ingredients mentioned, please do not consume it. Do not follow this plan without consulting your doctor if you suffer from a health condition — hypertension, hypotension, diabetes, etc. or are pregnant.
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