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15 Often-Overlooked Morning Habits That Obstruct Your Weight Loss

By Milos Kitanovic, 18 May 2018


6Hitting that snooze button on your alarm

As we mentioned above, oversleeping can lead to weight gain and so can getting too little sleep. With that said, it's of high importance for you to set up your alarm correctly. And that means no unrealistic expectation when it comes to your sleep. So next time your alarm clock sounds, make sure not to hit that snooze button because it will only result in oversleeping that could subsequently lead to a weight gain.

Hitting that snooze button

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7You are checking your phone as soon as you wake up

Your time in the morning is precious, and that is especially the case if you are trying to lose weight. So checking your phone as soon as you open your eyes probably isn't the best idea if you want to achieve your goals.

Checking your phone as soon as you wake up

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8You avoid exercising in the morning


Exercising is, as we all know, one of the two pillars of every successful weight loss. But what you probably don't know is that exercising in the morning can help you take your weight loss game to a whole new level.

Avoiding morning exercise

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9You are wearing uncomfortable clothes

Nowadays, most jobs require you to dress well, but a tight suit and high heels do you no good when it comes to weight loss as they prevent you from taking the stairs. Not to mention that these type of clothes will make you want to skip those quick walks after lunch that can prove very useful when you are trying to lose weight. So if you are looking to achieve your goals, consider wearing more comfortable clothes.

Wearing uncomfortable clothes

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10You don't meditate

One of the best ways to reduce cortisol levels is to meditate in the morning. That's, after all, why most weight loss experts advise people to practice meditation as soon as they wake up. Whether it's about doing some light exercises or just deep breathing or listening to some relaxing music, you don't want to miss out on an opportunity to reduce your cortisol and ultimately lose weight.

Morning meditation

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