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5 Weight Loss Mistakes You Could Be Making

5 Weight Loss Mistakes You Could Be Making

When it comes to weight loss, it’s important to go about it correctly. Whether that’s doing your research up front or planning out your meals weeks in advance, we all want to make sure we get it right so that we can succeed. We talk a lot at exante about the right ways to help you towards your weight loss goals, but today we want to highlight some of those top weight loss mistakes that are so easily made, you don’t even realise…

Having Unrealistic Expectations

We’re probably all guilty of this one – expecting to see a difference in how we look and feel after just a few days of following your diet plan. When we don’t see the results we want, it can be a whole lot easier to give up on things too. That’s why it’s important to manage your expectations when it comes to weight loss – accept that you’re not going to see results straight away, and that’s okay. Be patient and keep going!

Focusing on the Scales

While it’s great to track your progress, it can be very easy to get a little too preoccupied with the number on the scales. Put the scales out of sight and only get them out once a week when to track your weight. And make sure you put them away again! Remember, your clothing and measurements are the best indicators when it comes to weight loss!

Protein and Fibre Intake Too Low

Both protein and fibre play important roles in weight loss. We know that protein has a number of benefits in aiding weight loss, such as increased feelings of satiety, and fibre has a great deal of benefits that go beyond just digestive health! We digest fibre more slowly, which means we tend to feel fuller quicker, and for longer too. Both good news if you’re trying to lose weight! To help you out, our exante meal replacements are designed to be rich in protein and fibre, ensuring you’re feeling fuller for longer. 

Not Drinking Enough Water

Drinking plenty of water while trying to lose weight is incredibly important to ensure you stay hydrated. Water can also help you to feel fuller for longer too, as it contributes towards reduced hunger and calorie intake. We recommend drinking around 2-4 litres a day while following your exante plan. If you’re not a fan of plain water, our water enhancers are a great way to make it a lot more tasty!

Drinking High Calorie Drinks

Many people tend to reduce their calorie intake food-wise, but what they often don’t realise is that what they drink can also be packed with calories too – fizzy drinks being the worst culprit! If you can’t bear to part with your beloved energy drinks and cans of pop, why not give our new BURST range a try? Our delicious low calorie energy drink is fruity, refreshing, and most importantly, low calorie!

We hope we’ve given you some insight into those little weight loss mistakes you can make on your weight loss journey, as well as a few ways to fix them. We want to make sure that you get things right every step of the way, so if you need further support, why not get involved with our friendly Facebook community?

Written by Amy Jackson – Content Writer at Discount Promo Codes – 22nd July 2020

Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson

Writer and expert

Amy graduated from The University of Northampton in 2013 with a degree in Psychology. She currently writes for a number of websites and has a special interest in creating posts around well-being and self-care. She's a big fan of Pilates and has recently started taking up yoga. She loves animals (especially her cat, Tilly!), scrapbooking, and curling up with a good book or a boxset.