2. Do some prep

All the important things in life require some planning, right? Your diet is no different. Use a free hour or two on the weekend to plan, shop for and prepare as many of the next week’s meals as possible.

This will guarantee you a solid diet for the week, with little room to bail out of the plan. It also frees up some evening time for relaxing a bit, which will come in handy.

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3. Get away from your desk

Sitting all day in front of a desk can be frustrating, and can also cause some serious muscle soreness and stiffness. Every hour or so, get up and do some stretches, or take a walk for ten minutes. If you were a smoker you’d be allowed a smoke break, so use you ‘smoke break’ time to do a little physical activity and keep your body sharp. You will find that you return to your desk feeling refreshed after the mini-break.

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4. Ditch digital devices before bedtime

Staring at a screen before trying to go to sleep is a pathway to poor rest. So ditch your phone (and other devices) before bed in favour of a book or podcast.

These things will help you relax without the use of the screen, giving your brain a chance to realise that it’s time to begin to shut down, and prepare to enter dreamland. Sleep is vitally important for health and weight loss, so you really need to take this seriously.

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