Don't force down foods you don't like just because they are 'diet' foods. I was trying to force down a salad everyday. Then the lightbulb went on and I realized that I do not like raw vegetables. I stopped the daily torture and now eat my veggies cooked. My weight loss and attitude are better.
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I use the Japanese interval training system: Tabata. It's a beautiful piece of torture that only takes minutes to complete.
You can download apps that are free or very cheap so that you have the correct timer for it: 20 seconds on and 10 seconds rest. 8 exercise periods in one Tabata It is the best way to drop weight, to build muscle and work on your aerobic and anaerobic fitness. See more at www.spirited-sports.com
If you find yourself staring at a piece of food you can't seem to say no to stop for a brief moment and explain to yourself why you should have the food or better still why you should NOT have the food. Do it out loud if you're alone or explain it to a friend if you're in company.
Don't mindlessly eat, force yourself to be accountable. Make yourself rationalize your choices.
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