Top Weight Loss Tips From Gamlingay & Great Barford Slimming World Consultant

A Slimming World consultant for Gamlingay and Great Barford is encouraging people to start their New Years weight loss challenge.

Leader Penny Prior hopes to transform the lives of locals in just a few simple steps, as she embarks on a recruitment drive for her village groups.

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Penny has started her own weight loss journey and can’t wait to help her new members.

Penny said: “For many of us, getting leaner, fitter and healthier will be high on our New Year’s resolutions list for 2022. Spending so much time indoors, often associated with more indulgent food choices and disrupted routines, saw many healthy habits being abandoned during the pandemic – and then Christmas closed it!

“If you’re ready to make 2022 the year you take control, lose weight, get fit and gain confidence, read on.”

When it comes to diet, Penny recommends swapping calorie-dense “unsatisfying foods” – think chocolate, alcohol, pastries – for lower calorie, bulkier snacks and meals, so they’ll keep you. satiate longer.

Penny said, “Research shows that basing your diet on foods that are low in energy, like fruits and vegetables, and the most filling foods – like lean meats, fish, eggs, pasta and vegetables. potatoes – you can actually eat a larger amount of food. and feel more satisfied while losing weight. “

You also don’t have to be an athlete to start your weight loss journey.

“Just making a commitment to move more, it all counts,” Penny explained. “Finding a fun, achievable and sustainable way to incorporate new active habits into your routine is key – anything that gets you moving more, from intensive gardening and vigorous housework to brisk walking, dancing or cycling. account.

“What’s most important is to make it a regular habit – as natural in your day as brushing your teeth.”

Meanwhile, Penny also recommends being kind to yourself if you have a setback – criticism will only comfort you as you eat – and setting clear goals for yourself early on.

“Aim for the moon – you never know where you might land,” Penny said. “To avoid getting trapped in a yo-yo diet cycle, it’s important to approach weight loss as a permanent change in your lifestyle – and to focus on developing new, healthy habits that are sustainable. for life.”

Fortunately, Penny says “a little bit of whatever you fancy” is also essential, whether it’s a glass of wine on Saturday night or a little chocolate at night – better than restricting yourself. and to “give up completely”.

Finally, the bonds forged with the other members of Slimming World “bring more success than going it alone”.

Dr Jacquie Lavin, Head of Research at Slimming World, said: “The power of the group and the peer support members give to each other is what sets Slimming World apart. Our members are part of a community, something special, that helps them realize that they are not alone in the face of the challenges they face. “

To find out more about Slimming World and how to register, visit or call 0344 897 8000

You can join Penny at 6 p.m. on Mondays at The Eco Hub in Gamlingay or on Thursdays at Great Barford Village Hall at 6 p.m.

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