Write a specific wellness mission for the upcoming weeks (think: “I will eat two clean meals per day for two weeks”) and stick it where you’ll see it. Remember: This is a jumping-off point, so it’s OK to start small.
Toss out three food products labeled “low-fat,” “reduced-fat” or “fat-free.” They often pack more salt, sugar or even calories than the full-fat versions.
New research has confirmed the age-old diet trick: Smaller dishes (try 9-inch ones) and cutlery will help with portion control and naturally reduce your calorie intake.
Start in plank position, then extend one arm and the opposite leg without disturbing your form; switch sides. Do 10 reps on each side.