By: Onlymyhealth Staff Writer, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team Date: Aug 24, 2018
Taking action and actually following the path of weight loss is a great achievement. However, once you have decided that you want to lose weight, there are some major hurdles that can jeopardise your efforts. Do not make these mistakes?
Will you give in or will you not?
If you're trying to lose weight, free office donuts and weekly birthday celebrations with cake and snacks could make you feel annoyed because you'll have to control the temptation that's staring you right in the face. Be determined and ignore the craving or give in to craving and feel like a loser. Even if you win over your cravings, chances are you are getting that.
You skip breakfast at work early
Being at work early may provide you with a jump start on the day, but it may turn out to be one of the biggest weight loss mistakes, if You're pulling this stunt by skipping your breakfast. Why? If you do not fuel yourself in the morning, you will end up scrounging for calories whenever you can find them. Besides that, on those days you skip your breakfast, you're more likely to give up your cravings on those birthday cakes and pastries.
You eat your lunch at your desk
There's no denying that having pizzas or burgers for lunch is not a good idea. But, munching on healthiest foods is not a great idea either. If you eat at your desk, while your eyes remain glued to the computer screen, there is a good chance you may actually scarfing down.
Rewarding yourself for the wrong reasons
Sure, rewarding yourself motivated, but the reason plays a key role here. Giving yourself a sweet treat for a few extra pounds in a month, or following your schedule without any problems, but using your daily life to justify the binge is surely going to mess up with your weight loss efforts.  Image: Getty
Ignoring your diet, as you are working on the calories
Weight loss is complicated and just burning off the calories will not help as long as you are. Many people tend to feel that starting a workout regimen wants to single handedly help them loose weight. Though it will definitely help you to lose weight, focusing on a diet is crucial.
Having a mindset that healthy food tastes bad
This is a misconception that has been hammered in our heads over the time. When we think of healthy foods we think bland, boiled stuff which makes it all the more difficult to stay on the right course. Healthy meals are as good as not all the unhealthy stuff we come across every day. You just need to find the right recipe.