Countdown to Christmas Weight Loss Plan: 10 Tips to Shed Pounds by 2023!
The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re determined to shed some pounds before the year ends, you’re in the right place! While many people anticipate gaining weight during the festive season, we’re flipping the script. Here are 10 effective tips to help you lose 10-15 pounds by Christmas and set the stage for a healthier start to the new year.
1. Go Green for Rapid Results:
Load up on nutrient-packed green leafy veggies like kale, collards, spinach, turnip, mustard, and beet greens. Whether you juice them, make a green smoothie, or incorporate them into your meals, these greens will not only aid in weight loss but also cleanse and energize your body.
2. Chill With the Red Meat:
Limit your red meat consumption to 2-3 times a week. Opt for leaner protein sources such as fish, seafood, and chicken. This change helps reduce saturated fat intake and contributes to a healthier, more balanced diet.
3. Say NO to These 5 Foods:
Eliminate five key culprits now until Christmas: white sugar, white rice, white potatoes, white bread, and white pasta. This simple step can accelerate your weight loss and improve overall health.
4. Hydrate with a Purpose:
Stick to water and green tea exclusively for now until Christmas day. Ditch sodas, diet drinks, and store-bought juices. Green tea, in particular, not only adds flavor but also boosts energy, aids in fat burning, and slows down the aging process.
5. Clean the Gut, Lose the Gut:
Some of your excess weight is not all fat; some of it is excess toxins and waste that need to be eliminated. Consider incorporating Tummy Focus as a colon cleanse solution and do a 7-day or 10-day colon cleanse to help you remove toxins that are causing excess weight in the body.
6. Be Inspired:
Sometimes you need some motivation to lose weight. Read about others’ success on their weight loss journey and let this motivate you. If others are losing weight, you can do it too! Read these inspiring success stories.
7. Move More Stress Less:
Make a small but impactful change by opting for stairs over elevators or escalators. Additionally, prioritize stress reduction over the next 21 days. Adequate rest and distance from stressful relationships can contribute to belly fat reduction and overall well-being.
8. Minimize Stress and Drama:
Take a break from stress-inducing situations and people. Optimize your mental health by reducing interactions with those who cause unnecessary drama. Focus on relaxation and self-care during this holiday season.
9. Upgrade Fast Food Choices:
If fast food is unavoidable, opt for healthier choices like oatmeal for breakfast or salads for lunch and dinner. Make conscious decisions to choose nutritious options wherever you eat, maintaining a focus on better food choices.
10. Join JJ’s Finish Strong Challenge:
For a structured weight loss plan, consider joining JJ’s Finish Strong Challenge — a weight loss challenge running from October to the end of the year. This challenge promises to help folks lose 30 pounds before 2024, providing a supportive community and effective strategies for success.
Bonus: Educate Yourself for Long Term Success:
Knowledge is power when it comes to weight loss. Instead of relying on outdated advice, equip yourself with the latest insights. Be sure to download my app, Level Up with JJ Smith to stay connected with a supportive and like minded community all focused on the goal of looking and feeling our best! Also, read and re-read my books, to gain valuable knowledge for a healthier and more sustainable weight loss journey.
This Christmas, give yourself the gift of a healthier, happier you. Follow these tips, embrace the challenge, and step into the new year with confidence and vitality!