Mindful Eating

 Sometimes speed eating is hard to avoid, you’ve overslept and scoffed down a quick breakfast before work, for example.  But regularly racing through your meals could be taking it’s toll on your waistline. This week at BEEWEIGHED we discussed adopting Mindful Eating into your lifestyle to help with your weight loss goals. Change Habits Eat slowly – don’t be the first to finsh.  Watch the speed your companion is eating and try and mirror it. Savour every single mouthful, we are supposed to chew our foods 30 times, we don’t have to be that strict but we should chew until it has been chewed properly, this in turn…

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Tips to not gain during holiday season☀️

Have a holiday plan!   We discussed ways to avoid having a massive gain on holiday or during the holiday season. Having a plan is vital before a holiday, whether you’re ok to have a gain, stay the same or even lose. You don’t want to gain all you’ve lost. You’ve work hard to lose weight and don’t want it all to be ruined in two weeks! Holiday starts at the airport that doesn’t mean you have to over indulge on you travelling days. Choose fruit instead of having cakes or pastries Have fruit for breakfast and have a light salad for lunch. Have a treat for your…

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Shaking up Your Salads

Salad is a go to work lunch, quick throw together and ready to take anything you need to use up, but it’s easy to get into a rut. Who wants to eat the same old lettuce, vinaigrette and chicken breast every single day? So here are some ways to perk up your salads with different flavours, textures, without a lot of extra time in the kitchen:- Smooth it out Crunch is all well and good, but the perfect accompaniment to crunchy salad or raw onions is often a little something smooth, like roasted beets, winter squash or maybe some avocado slices. Heat it up Tossing just one or…

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Measure Your Success

     Measure your inches lost!! This can be vital in helping you stay focused on your plan.  This week we discussed the correct way to measure yourselves.  Members walked away confident in being able to measure themselves correctly so they can see their inches disappearing!! Buy yourself a tape measure that you can use on a regular basis to see your inches disappearing! Chest Place one end of the tape measure on the fullest part of your bust/chest, wrap it under your armpits, around your shoulder blades and back to the starting point. Hips Starting st one hip, keeping the tape measure level, wrap it around your rear…

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Have Sweet or Savoury Treats and Still Lose Weight

  Losing weight doesn’t mean you have to cut out your treats! This week at BEEWEIGHED  we shared lots of lovely sweet and savoury treats that you can have and still fit them into your plan whether that be a low cal, low carb, point, syn diet.  At every meeting we all left with our mouths watering!! lol 🙂 People on a diet tend to think treats are a ‘no-no’ when trying to lose weight.  The reality is quite the opposite.  People who cut down rather than cutting out food groups are more likely to keep off the weight long term.  Remember there is no such thing as…

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Foods to help boost metabolism

Foods to help combat stress it is claimed that certain foods and drinks can boost your metabolism, including tea, coffee, spices and energy drinks. While you don’t have much control over the speed of your metabolism, you can control how many calories you burn through your level of physical activity. The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Foods that are calomel to increase your metabolism:- Protein rich foods Iron, Zinc (Meat, shellfish, chickpeas, dairy, eggs and whole grain. Coffee and Tea due to caffeine content Chilli peppers – contain capsaicin, this may have appetite reducing properties Water – drink iced cold as your body burns…

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Foods to help boost metabolism

Foods to help combat stress it is claimed that certain foods and drinks can boost your metabolism, including tea, coffee, spices and energy drinks. While you don’t have much control over the speed of your metabolism, you can control how many calories you burn through your level of physical activity. The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Foods that are calomel to increase your metabolism:- Protein rich foods Iron, Zinc (Meat, shellfish, chickpeas, dairy, eggs and whole grain. Coffee and Tea due to caffeine content Chilli leper’s – contain capsaicin, this may have appetite reducing properties Water – drink iced cold as your body burns…

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Upping your exercise 👍🏼

Do you enjoy exercise, or does the thought of it fill you with fear? Being active is key to losing weight and keeping it off.  Besides providing numerous health benefits. exercise can help burn off the excess calories that you can’t cut through dieting alone. It is important to find an activity you enjoy and are able to fit into your day to day routine. Losing Weight If your goal is to lose weight, then you should be aiming to do a bit more than this to help burn extra calories, the more the better, within reason!  When it comes to weight loss, diet is the biggest factor,…

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Tips to overcome a weight loss plateau

As you lose weight your metabolism can drop because your body requires less calories or energy to fuel a smaller you!  Weight loss plateaus can be frustrating and demoralising.  However, they are a normal part of a weight loss process.  Nearly everyone experiences a stall at some point during their journey.  Fortunately there are several strategies you can take to begin to lose weight again and achieve your target weight. This week at the BEEWEIGHED meetings we discussed tips to overcome a plateau:- Drink water, coffee and tea While sugary beverages lead to weight gain, some beverages may help reverse a weight stall.  Coffee and tea may also…

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EXCITING NEWS – NEW BEEWEIGHED MEETING HYDE – 17TH JUNE 10AM

BEEWEIGHED are opening a new meeting on 17th June 10am at 138 Market Street, Hyde SK14 1EX.   BEEWEIGHED is a weight loss support group where you can come along, get weighed, receive support irrespective of what diet plan you follow.  A calorie controlled diet can be provided if needed also. Lynda has almost 18 years experience helping people lose weight having previously worked for a large slimming organisation.  She also lost 4.5 stone herself so really understands the ups and downs of losing weight.  She is massively passionate about helping people achieve their weight loss dreams. Prices are £4.50 weekly fee and £7.00 joining fee, however the…

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