7 Little Things Making You Gain Weight

Not only do solid sleep hours keep you energized throughout the day, they also help keep you slim, too. Researchers at Wake Forest proved that maintaining a healthy sleep schedule is crucial for keeping your tummy tight.

You stay up late working

You may think that skipping meals will help you reach your weight loss goal, but contrary to popular belief, that is not the case. And you're not alone in thinking so.

You often skip meals

Leaving wine for the weekend is better than having a glass a day, but it's still not the smartest move if that pour has become a tradition.

You drink alcohol regularly

Fun fact: it takes 20 minutes for your stomach tell your brain it's full. So chances are, you may be joining the clean plate club before your body tells you it's satiated.

You rush through your meals

Time spent on Netflix as opposed to at the gym is obviously not a flat-belly move.

You binge watch TV

If your lunch break is consistently you running out to a local spot or out the door to meet a delivery guy, then chances are you're eating up more calories, salt, and sugar than if you just ate a lunch from home.

You always eat out for lunch

Your stomach makes some noise. You're hungry, right? Maybe not. A study in the journal Physiology & Behavior found that 60% of the time people confused hunger for thirst.

You never keep a glass of water around