It is well-known that the majority of women do not like some part of their bodies and want to make it look better. That is why they either use a lot of makeup, or they start dieting in order to lose some weight. There are even jokes about the “perfect” weight for women – a skeleton, but I am sure that women will still find some flaw their body supposedly has.
And if women decide to lose weight, then it is best to do it in a healthy way by choosing one’s meals carefully. They should contain a lot of vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats. And, of course, one should become more physically active.
Still a lot of people prefer to lose weight in an easier way. If you are one of these people, then you will probably find the advices we have prepared for you about losing weight in the summer very useful. So, check them out!
#1 Wear skinny clothes
The first thing you can start with when you decide that you want to lose some weight is the choice of clothes you wear. Some people who think that they have some extra pounds on wear loose clothes in order to feel comfortable. This, however, is not the best thing to do because firstly wearing too loose clothes will make you look even bigger than you are.
Apart from that, it will make you feel too comfortable. Imagine this, you are having dinner and you are wearing a loose shirt and some tracksuit bottoms. The clothes you are wearing will not be tight enough and you will feel comfortable having some extra food, or even an additional piece of cake for dessert.
If, on the other hand, you are wearing some tighter clothes, you will more easily notice when you are already full and that you should not eat any more food. Actually tight clothes help you feel somewhat fat which also means that they can also make you stop eating at one point, something that comfortable baggy clothes can hardly do.
And still if you decide to wear tighter clothes, you need to choose such that are not too tight, especially at the area around your crotch and chest. This is because this may lead to some health problems and we all know that health is much more important than vanity. So, you can start with wearing reasonably tight clothes.
#2 Get advantage of the heat
One of the best things about summer heat is that the hotter a person feels, the less appetite they have. At this time of the year people are more focused on drinking cooling drinks rather than having some fattening dish. That is why it is better to take advantage of the summer weather and have salads and other less caloric meals when you are not that hungry.
Another thing you should do is to drink plenty of water. It is better to avoid having soft drinks and other similar types of such because they contain calories. If you want to relief your thirst, you can do it by drinking water – it is much more efficient and at the same it does not contain any calories unlike juices and soft drinks. Once your stomach is full with water, you would not like to have anything to eat until some time passes. If you think about it, drinking water is very useful when you want to lose weight.
#3 Do not have a late night dinner
The next rule is not only useful for the summer, but also for any other time of the year. Still, as we mentioned above, the lack of appetite in the summer will make this task much easier that in the winter, for example. If you get hungry at night, it is better to have a glass or two of water than having something to eat. This way you will get used to not having dinner at night which also mean that then winter comes, you will also not feel hungry then.
If you have dinner at 6pm or 7pm, you will give your stomach time to digest the food. If you go to bed right after having dinner, you will be more likely to gain weight because at night and when you are sleeping, your digestion slows down. The food you have had will not be processed well and it will be stored on your body in the form of fats. That is why it is very important to develop the habit of having an early dinner than a late one.