6 Tips to Kick-Start Your Weight Loss

You've made the decision to lose weight, and now it's time to follow through on your goal. Here are six weight loss tips to help you get started

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4. Be active just 10 minutes more

Going from couch potato to an hour every day at the gym is the kind of change that only a superhero could keep up with. But add just 10 minutes of exercise to your day, and you’re well on your way to losing weight and reducing a range of health risks. Exercise also has a positive effect on metabolism – just what you’re going for. But keep in mind you won’t lose any weight at all if you use your increased activity as an excuse to have a second cupcake. “A lot of people overestimate how much weight can be lost with exercise alone, so they end up consuming more food,” Dr. Walji cautions.

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