the fat-burning process. Who wants that when you’re trying to drop the lbs?
4. Eat before you hit the gym.
Eating a little something before you work out helps you retain and build muscle.
5. Do not ignore hunger.
When you start to feel those midday hunger pangs, go ahead and reach for a snack! And it doesn’t have to be a full meal – fruit, yogurt or a handful of almonds should do it.
Actually, eating small meals throughout the day helps speed up your metabolism.
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6. Go raw.
You can’t go wrong if your diet consists of mainly fruits, vegetables and complex carbs (beans, legumes, sweet potatoes, oatmeal, and quinoa).
These foods are lower in calories but still fill you up for hours.
7. Get some sleep.
Eight hours is ideal, but at the very least, you should be getting six hours every night.
Anything less than that can sabotage your waistline because get this: Lack of sleep causes you to eat more and when you eat more, you tend to gain weight, right? The last time I checked, that would totally be defeating the purpose.