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by Cynthia Maida, RMBNaturals.com
Don’t we all love fall? There’s the crisp, fresh air, the excitement of new beginnings, the pumpkin everything, life falling back into a schedule, you get the idea. But aside from the gorgeous leaves and pumpkin lattes, there’s a whole separate reason to love the season: It’s a perfect time to get your butt in gear and start moving on your weight-loss goals. Here are six great reasons to lose weight now.
1. Cooler Weather is Great for Exercising
Seriously, could there be a more perfect time to go for a run or long walk outside? You don’t have to bundle up in your Polar gear just yet, and you also don’t have to worry about drowning in a pool of sweat. In other words, fall weather has the perfect outdoor exercise temperatures. Plus, if the leaves change colors where you are, nature walking, hiking or raking leaves are great ways to take in the fall foliage and be active. Yes, you will burn calories!
2. Amazing Fall Produce
Take a minute to think about all the roasted veggie recipes you can create. There are so many, and they’re all so good. Fall fruits and vegetables are at their peak right now, so it’s a great time to rekindle your love for them. Try adding fresh apples to a fall salad, or pumpkin to smoothies. Squash, sweet potatoes, and turnips work are at their best in hearty soups and stews. Here’s a recipe to get you started. Here’s a recipe to get you started.
3. It is Slow Cooker Season
Time to pull out one of the most underrated cooking appliances around: These things are amazing. When it comes to easy, affordable, and healthy meals, you can’t beat slow cookers. Take advantage of the flood of slow cooker recipes on social media sites like Pinterest. Making one or two slow cooker dishes a week will provide you some healthy dinners and lunch leftovers. It will guarantee that your home smells phenomenal when you get there after a long day.
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