5 Morning Habits That Are Ruining Your Weight Loss Plan

WEIGHT LOSS  |  February 16, 2017
  • 1. You oversleep
    1 / 5 1. You oversleep

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    While a lack of sleep has been said to lead to weight gain due to your body burning calories only with adequate shut-eye. according to a study from Public Study Of Science, getting too much sleep (more than 10 hours), can uncover the risk of having a higher BMI. A good healthy range would be sleeping for seven to nine hours every night.

    (Also Read: 8 Reasons Why Sleep Can Solve All Your Problems)



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  • 2. You don't bother stepping on the scale
    2 / 5 2. You don't bother stepping on the scale

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    It might not be the most neccessary thing to do in the morning but your weight in the morning is found to the most accurate as you lose water weight overnight. The findings from the morning can also encourage healthier dietary habits as the day goes by.



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  • 3. You skip out on breakfast
    3 / 5 3. You skip out on breakfast

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    Never deprive yourself of food in the morning just so that you can skip out on those calories, by doing so you could feel more famished once lunchtime comes around and more likely to binge-eat. Eating in the monring also gets your metabolism going, giving your diet plans a boost!

    (Also Read: 6 Reasons To Never Skip Breakfast Again)



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  • 4. You indulge in an unhealthy breakfast
    4 / 5 4. You indulge in an unhealthy breakfast

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    When you think of a good breakfast, it usually involves a whole lot of carbs, processed meat, butter, sugar and the list goes on. While skipping out on breakfast is not an option, neither is going overboard at your breakfast table. Everything in moderation – you could indulge in a hearty bowl of oatmeal topped with fresh fruits or eggs on wholemeal toast to kickstart your day.

    (Also Read: 8 Wholesome Breakfast Breads)




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  • 5. You give workouts a miss
    5 / 5 5. You give workouts a miss

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    This probably needs a bit more of discipline to incorporate into busy rushed mornings but try making it a point to wake up a half hour earlier to do a quick, moderate exercise before any food. Working out in a fasted state can burn more fat, making it more effective on a whole, as compared to working out after dinnertime.



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