1. THOU SHALT LEARN HOW TO COOK

This skill is integral to breaking the cycle of eating out and relying on pre-packaged microwave and oven meals that are full of saturated fats and excess sugar. Learning how to cook simple, healthy and delicious meals is so helpful on a #weight loss journey.

2. THOU WILL EAT AS HEALTHY AS POSSIBLE

Yes, this one is pretty much a given but bears repeating. Eliminate all of those junk foods from your diet that are full of#everything that you should be trying to get away from. Changing your diet is for life, not just for the period of #weight loss.

3. THOU SHALT DITCH YOUR SCALES

This may seem counterproductive to #weight loss, but the truth is that becoming obsessed with your scales can be detrimental to your long term progress if you happen to gain a pound one week. Commit to diet and exercise and the#weight loss will come. You do not need to keep checking every single day.

4. THOU SHALT EAT LOTS OF GREEN VEGETABLES

Greens really are the key to a healthy diet and subsequent#weight loss. Leafy greens like kale, spinach and dark green lettuce varieties are full of beneficial nutrients and also do the job of making you feel nice and full, which will reduce the urge to snack between meals.

5. THOU SHALT DRINK LOTS OF WATER

Drinking the recommended amount of eight glasses of water a day is absolutely vital during #weight loss attempts, as it will help to flush toxins out of your body and ensure it is the best shape possible to help your with fat busting and new muscle composition.