Benefits of Losing Weight Produced by: Chris Shoemake 10th-12th Grade
Ways to lose Weight • Set Realistic Goals • Choosing An Activity • Stay With The Program • Finding Time
When do most people want to start losing weight? • Beginning of the year or late spring
Benefits of being Active • Reduce Health Risks
Benefits of being Active • Improve your breathing
Benefits of being Active • Help you sleep better at night
Benefits of being Active • Reduce your blood pressure
What should be my realistic goals? • Exercising at least 20 minutes a day, 3 days a week.
What should be my realistic goals? • Eating the proper nutrients to help you lose or maintain weight.
What should be my realistic goals? • Drink plenty of water.
Eat foods like fruits and vegetables, dairy products, cereal and grains, etc. Eating Right
Eating Right Part 2 • Try to eat your main meal early. This way, you will have lots of energy to carry you through the day.
Eating Right Part 3 • Try eating six small meals a day instead of three large ones. This will keep you from filling up your stomach and causing shortness of breath.
Eating Right Part 4 • Limit your intake of caffeinated drinks.
Eating Right Part 5 • Choose foods that are easy to prepare. • Don't waste all of your energy preparing a meal. • Try to rest before eating so that you can enjoy your meal.
How do I find time during my busy schedule? • During your break at work
How do I find time during my busy schedule? • After school activities/events
How do I stay with a program? • Commitment • Desire to be in better shape • Having a better and active lifestyle
Credit Slide • http://www.lifeclinic.com/focus/nutrition/losing-weight.asp • Clip Art from Microsoft PowerPoint • http://www.weight.com • http://www.weightloss.com