The average weight gain over the cooler months is around the 4kg mark which is a little bit depressing to say the least if you are trying to lose weight or following a weight loss plan!
And the reason for the weight gain is the amount of high fat comfort food we seem to be surrounded by in winter plus the lack of motivation to exercise as it is too cold to go outside.
So this winter are there some things you can do to prevent the weight gain and still follow your weight loss plan? The answer is a definitive YES!
The good news is there is lots of healthy comfort food you can eat and it doesn’t need to be full of fat and high in calories to taste good. For over 35 healthy winter warming foods you can see our Winter Warmer Weight Loss Plan which also has a 7 day meal plan to show you how you can eat tasty foods and stay healthy.
With regard to it being cold outside there are lots of things you can do. I like to buy ear muffs as my I get earache in the cold weather and these work so well. I also like a good bobble hat, gloves and a warm coat – and if you wrap your baby or children up warmly too you will all enjoy getting out of the house and having a good walk.
But if it is raining or you just can’t face going outside there are heaps of things you can do at home that will burn energy and keep the weight off. Our top exercises you can do at home are:
And if you need extra motivation this winter use our FREE weight loss members area which lets you track your weight loss, BMI, daily exercise and measurements