We all love to eat, drink and be merry over the festive season, but it doesn’t half pile on the pounds! Follow these simple tips over the next month and you’ll have a trim tum and toned waist in no time!
Natural yoghurt contains live bacteria, which aids digestion, helping you get a flatter tum, fast.
If you sip on cranberry juice daily, not only is it great for your skin, it also has diuretic properties that will flush out toxins and de-bloat your tum and waist.
Pineapple is high in fruit enzymes, which help ease bloating. Snack on this tasty fruit with some natural yoghurt for a de-bloating snack.
Snack on pears instead of sugary treats! They act as a natural diuretic, so fend off water retention and keep your waistline trim.
Remember to start the day eating breakfast to get your metabolism going. Avoiding breakfast will make energy levels lower and may lead you to eat sugary or fatty snacks.
Short burst of exercise are really effective for weight loss! Try a simple exercise like star jumps for 5 minutes at a time, as fast as you can!
Cut down on the salt. We all know sugar is basically the devil when it comes to weight gain, but your salt intake could be affecting your waistline too! Check packets for salt intake and try to stick to foods that aren’t processed.
Try replacing sugary drinks for water. This will help hydration levels and beat the bloat!
But water can be quite boring, right? If you want to add a bit of flavour, lemon, mint and cucumber are a great. Lemon is know to help cleanse the body, aides in digestion and boosts the immune system. Mint will help replace sugar with its sweetness and cucumber is brilliant for re-hydration.
Green Tea is also a great detox drink to make you feel less bloated.
Clean eating has been a major food trend for 2014 and it really does work! Try to avoid processed foods all together and have a balanced diet. It’s about choosing the right proteins, carbs and fats.
Calorie counter is great way to keep track on what you are eating in the day and can monitor your activity. This has shown.
Trim and Tone your waist by hula hooping. This is a fun way to work out!
Avoid alcohol for a week and you’ll soon slim down! It’s full of hidden sugars.
If you are running out of time to trim down, there are always clever shape wear options! Choose one that will streamline your figure.
Go to bed a bit earlier each night this month, sleep helps you burn calories in the day more effectively, and you’ll also be less likely to snack if you’re not tired!