Lose holiday kilos

Nancy Heijnis
20 September 2023
Reading time: 8 minutes

Holidays, a time of relaxation, delicious food, and a few extra pounds. But don’t worry, with the right approach, a positive attitude, and thoughtful dietary supplements, we can tackle those holiday pounds and feel fit and energetic again. We are now taking you on a journey to shed those extra pounds:

A positive start 

Let’s begin with the right mindset. Don’t blame yourself for those extra pounds. Instead, embrace the challenge of improving yourself.

Set realistic goals 

First and foremost, set realistic goals. You can’t shed those extra holiday pounds overnight, so be patient and focus on healthy, sustainable changes.

Eat healthy and balanced 

Your diet is the key to success. Opt for a balanced diet rich in vegetables, fruits, lean proteins, whole grains, and healthy fats. Say goodbye to processed foods and sugary drinks.

Dietary supplements: An extra boost 

  • Multivitamins and minerals act as a kind of ‘safety net’ for your body, especially when you’re limiting your calorie intake to lose those holiday pounds. During holidays, it can be challenging to meet all your nutritional needs, as you may be inclined to indulge in less healthy treats. Multivitamins supplement any nutritional deficiencies, ensuring your body gets all the essential nutrients it needs, even when reducing overall calorie intake. They are like insurance for a well-functioning body.
  • Fiber is the hero of a healthy diet. It not only regulates your digestion but also keeps you feeling full longer, controlling your appetite. When restricting calories, fiber can help you eat less without feeling hungry. It acts as a natural appetite suppressant and keeps your gut in top shape, vital for efficient digestion.
  • Proteins are the building blocks of muscles and play a crucial role in muscle recovery and maintenance. When losing weight, it’s important to burn fat and not lose muscle mass. Protein supplements, such as whey protein or plant-based proteins, are convenient to ensure you get enough protein, especially if you struggle to achieve this through food sources. They are like ‘muscle fuel’ and help your body preserve those lean muscles.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids, usually found in fish oil or algae oil (for vegans), have numerous benefits, including boosting your metabolism and promoting fat burning. Omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation, which is beneficial for weight management. Additionally, they contribute to a healthy heart function. They are like the secret weapons of weight loss. By taking these, you help your body burn fat more effectively.
  • Green tea extract is known for its antioxidant properties and its ability to boost your metabolism. It contains catechins that can increase fat burning and help you burn more calories, even at rest. It’s like a natural ‘fat-burning machine’ that helps you shed that extra holiday fat.
  • Probiotics are friendly bacteria that promote your digestive system. They help restore a healthy gut flora, which is essential for proper digestion and nutrient absorption from your food. A healthy gut flora can also contribute to better metabolism and weight management. Probiotics are like your personal ‘angels’ ensuring efficient food processing.
  • Fat burners are unfortunately not miracle solutions or quick fixes for weight loss because losing weight is simply hard work and consistency. However, a fat burner can support fat burning during exercise or contain stimulants like guarana, caffeine, or taurine. These substances provide a slight boost, allowing you to exercise more vigorously and burn more calories during your workout. They also somewhat suppress appetite, helping you avoid overeating and better control your calorie intake. Miracle pills? No, unfortunately, they don’t exist. However, fat burners can provide support for fat burning. In our product range, you can find various brands of fat burners. We are particularly enthusiastic about fat burners from M Double You, First Class Nutrition, or Performance Sports Nutrition.

Weight loss supplements 

In addition to fat burners, there are many other supportive supplements for weight loss. Everything to help you achieve your ultimate goal and prevent you from falling back into old habits. We have a wide range of products. Products with a high dose of L-Carnitine, in the form of tablets, liquid, or incorporated into the most delicious sports drinks. Additionally, we have two variants of stackers. Try the extreme burner or the O Booster and get the most out of your workouts. Since there are so many different types, you can choose the product that suits you best. Can’t see the forest for the trees or don’t know which products to choose? Ask our customer service! They will provide you with suitable advice.

Physical activity 

Regular physical activity is essential. Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of intense training per week, including both cardio and strength training.

Sleep and stress: Balancing your health 

Don’t overlook the importance of sleep and stress management. Good sleep and stress reduction are crucial for weight management and overall well-being. Also, read our blog on the importance of rest after exercising.

Patience and perseverance 

Remember, Rome wasn’t built in a day. Weight loss is a journey, not a sprint. Stay consistent with your healthy habits and be kind to yourself.

Losing those holiday pounds is achievable with the right mindset, a healthy diet, regular exercise, and a little help from dietary supplements. This way, you can shed those extra pounds and feel fit and energetic again. Remember that health comes first, and it’s essential to take good care of yourself. The adventure begins now – best of luck!

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