Posted on June 14 2018
No matter how active you were in college, the moment you start working, you're bound to pack on a few pounds. And for most of us, this fat is concentrated around the stomach in the form of subcutaneous and visceral fat resulting in a little (or pronounced) paunch.
If you spend a lot of time at work, it's best to use these five tips to help you lose that paunch:
1) Plan a smart diet
Most office-goers don't have spare time to create elaborate meals after work. Therefore, try meal prepping and prepare meals in advance. Take homemade lunches to work and stock up on healthy snacks so that you're not tempted to have the treats in the office pantry.
2) Start exercising
Even the fittest among you can start gaining weight as you adjust to an office job that puts more emphasis on sitting at the desk than moving around. Therefore, start working out. Hit the gym before you go to work or take advantage of the office gym. Carry a gym bag and pack comfortable gym clothes like shorts and T-shirts that’ll support the body while working out.
3) Take advantage of your work environment
Leverage your work environment to work for you - take the stairs instead of the lift, park further away from the office and walk to work, opt for more stand-up meetings, switch to a standing desk, etc.
4) Make long-term lifestyle changes,
It’s important to stay motivated when you’re trying to lose weight. Therefore, make lifestyle changes. For example, don’t consume alcohol every time you go out with your colleagues. Similarly, don’t smoke or overindulge while attending corporate events.
5) Learn to de-stress
Too much stress and lack of sleep can lead to overeating. Therefore, get into the habit of meditating to manage stress better. Similarly, get a minimum of seven hours of sleep to feel refreshed at work.
All the tips above will help you feel balanced and centered while you’re at work. This, in turn, will ensure you don’t overeat or gain weight. To make the prospect of losing weight more exciting, shop from an extensive range of workout clothes for men and women like T-shirts, shorts, track pants, etc. online now!