Cravings are for real. Who doesn’t crave for a perfect and healthy body?
We all do, right and to achieve that we decide to go on a diet that suits us and keeps us on the right track with our fitness level. Well, desires are nourished by delays. The longer you wait for something, the more eager you will be to get it. This is how the dieting works.
However, how much can you live on controlled portions and a constant calorie checks? At times you do desire a slice of that cheesy pizza or a piece of that finger licking cake, isn’t it? A break from that low -calorie diet can interrupt this slowdown and here comes the Cheat Day.
Cheat days are as important as dieting. Allowing one cheat day weekly is a good option that will not let you the benefits when choosing the weight-loss strategy. You can eat whatever you want and crave for during your cheat day and makes the best out of it:
- Satiate your desire: Allowing a cheat day weekly will make you feel satisfied and fulfilled. You can relish the taste of your favourite food without a calorie check. It helps you to refocus on coming week and enjoy that dieting journey. It is like the blessing in disguise which keeps you motivated. Bring it on!
- To do away the monotony: Dieting comes with a monotonous tag. Eating the same food every now and then can be boring and can drag you to that black box of boredom. Cheat days help dieters to try something different from the certain restricted food and avoid the boredom.
- Boost Yourself: Meeting your diet plans and letting yourself indulge in the weight loss strategy demands high motivation and the fire to take it up to the next level. So, if you are accomplishing these goals, you definitely deserve the rewards. Reward yourself with some incentives now and then. Enjoy those incentives as your cheat meals but make sure you are not eating junk food as your reward. Be responsible and walk the dieting path gracefully.
- Nourish Your Body: If you are following a restricted diet plan rigorously your body may feel the deficiency of some nutrients for sure. Allowing yourself a cheat day weekly will help you obtain the required nutrients. If you are on a low carb or low fab diet, you should eat more carb on your cheat day. This will create a balance and will help in keeping you healthy.
Though cheat day is a blessing in disguise, it is important to keep in mind that you should not let yourself lose to those sinful foods. Everything comes with some guidelines and checkpoints; same is the case with cheat days. Following are the guidelines that you should keep in mind on your cheat days:
- Check your sugar intake
- Check nutritional value
- Home cooked meals
- Right day-Right amount
- Keep tabs on drinking