Fitness plan day 348 – Break the monotony from your workouts

Eat healthy and keep the calories in check throughout the day.

There s only so much you can rely on machines during a workout. You need to use a combination of fitness methods to make exercise a habit. Going to the gym each time can get boring. Find ways to workout that keep you motivated and break the monotony too.

Morning If you have a beach around, go for a run in the sand. In fact, if you are visiting such a place for holidays, begin your day with a jog on the sand and then enjoy guilt-free for the entire day. Here are some benefits of running on the sand.

Breakfast If you do not eat a proper and healthy breakfast, you are going to suffer from mid-morning hunger pangs. To avoid that, eat something delicious and filling. Try semolina paranthas today which are kids favourites too.

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Lunch Switch paneer with tofu to get the added dose of protein and other nutrients. This stir-fried tofu with vegetables is a perfect lunch for all those trying to lose weight and eat healthy. You can even skip rotis or rice if you are eating this and have a dal or soup with it.

Snacks If you feel fruits leave that sweet after taste in your mouth and make you crave for something spicy, then this spicy fruit salad is just ideal for you. It has some ginger and even a dash of tamarind chutney to make you salivate just at the sight.

Dinner You can have a hearty chicken and oats soup for dinner along with an interesting beetroot salad or boiled beetroots with a sprinkle of salt and squeeze of lime juice. This warm meal is perfect for the weather and for your stomach too.


At home Stretching exercises, burpees, lunges, squats getting too monotonous at home? Go take your pet for a walk today. It s a relaxing activity, elps you unwind and burn calories too.

Yoga If you are bored to go to the gym today but yet want ot go for a complete workout then try these 20 easy yoga exercises. They will target all your body muscles and aid your weightloss goals too.

At the gym If you are confused between dumbbells and kettle bells at the gym, then you should for the latter as they certainly help you burn more calories because of the swinging movements used.

Sleep well tip Before going to bed, have a glass of hot nutmeg milk. You can add a dash of honey to it. Nutmeg has sedative properties and gives you a peaceful and sound sleep at night. Drinking a glass of milk before going to bed will also ensure you don t wake up starving.

Fitness plan day 347

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Disclaimer: If you follow a fitness plan already, consult your nutritionist before switching to this one. If you are allergic to any of the foods/ingredients mentioned, please do not consume it. Do not follow this plan without consulting your doctor if you suffer from a health condition hypertension, hypotension, diabetes, etc. or are pregnant.

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