Dec 8, 2020

7 best ways to stop the lost weight from coming back

Kumari Ravina

Losing weight is a difficult task

Losing weight is indeed challenging, but maintaining it after shedding kilos is equally complex.

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Why do people regain weight?

Studies suggest that after losing weight, our body reacts in two ways- a stronger appetite and a slower metabolism. The combination of these two factors can make you regain the lost weight.

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Try these 7 simple strategies to control your hunger and rev up your metabolism to prevent weight gain.

Try these 7 simple strategies to control your hunger and rev up your metabolism to prevent weight gain.

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​Celebrate your progress

Change the way you celebrate your weight loss progress. Instead of indulging in your favourite treat, pamper yourself with a nice spa or pedicure session.

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​Count your calories

Achieving your weight loss goal does not give you a free pass to eat anything. Count your calories, maintain a journal and try to eat healthily.

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​Scale yourself

Even if you've reached a healthy weight, try to measure your weight once in a week. Research shows that those who avoid this routine tend to regain the lost weight.

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​Careful with your carb intake

Completely cutting carbohydrates from your diet will leave you with some not-so-pleasant side effects. Choose sources of healthy carbs like sweet potatoes and legumes.

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​Diversify your workout routine

Add variations in your workout routine to challenge your body and speed up your metabolism to maintain the healthy weight.

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​Sleep tight at night

Even mild sleep deprivation can stimulate the hunger hormone and force you to overindulge. To curb your appetite take 8 hours of peaceful sleep at night.

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​Sip on warm healthy tea

Sip on green tea and herbal tea to speed up your metabolism and prevent weight gain. The warm drink contains a type of antioxidant that can help rev up your slow metabolism.

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