Our expert says:
Reduce your energy intake by eating an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'DietnFood' at the top of this page, then on 'Healthy Diets' and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet), and increase your energy output by doing regular exercise. If you are too busy to attend a gym, then I would suggest that you buy yourself an old fashioned skipping rope and skip whenever you get a chance. Try to skip for at least 30 min a day - this will help for weightloss and also make you very fit. Start slowly for 5 min at a time and then increase how fast and long you skip as you get fitter until you are doing 30 min in total a day. You will be amazed how easily you can fit in the skipping - no need to go to a gym, no need to buy expensive equipment. Other types of aerobic exercise include cycling and swimming (which you could do over weekends).
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