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Be the Woman You Want to Be by Elisabeth Wilson, Infinite Ideas

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89. Makeover your metabolism

Want to have more energy and lose weight? Yes? Then read on.

Strap a couple of laptops round your middle for the day and you’ll soon find just how draining carrying around that extra 10lbs can be.

If you’re overweight, losing a few pounds will help your energy levels. But how do you do it without feeling more drained? Try this; it’s called calorie cycling. Versions of it have been around for years, but for some reason it isn’t trumpeted by the slimming industry. Maybe because it works.

The reason I like it is that it is realistic. It takes into account that none of us can stick to a diet all the time. Of course, some people do spend their lives on a diet – stick-thin celebs are the most visible example. But ...

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