How To Lose Weight Fast
Summary: Still figuring out how to lose weight fast? This article lays out simple and effective ways to accomplish that. Read on!
If weight loss were easy, no one would be overweight because it’d just be a snap of a finger to drop the pounds. But that’s not the case. You cannot even lose weight overnight.
There is no magic bullet for it, but only ways to lose belly fat fast.
Before that though, why should you get into shape, anyway? Losing weight isn’t just for looking great on those bikinis or superb on those gym clothes, but also for health.
NIDDK NIH reveals that being obese or overweight increases one’s risk to high blood pressure – that’s linked to stroke. It also increases one’s risk to high blood sugar, high cholesterol and heart disease.
Losing weight also takes out that protective shield or barrier that you use as an excuse in things you do. And if you’d succeed taking it out by dropping pounds, you can do more out of life and become the person you always wanted to be – someone full of self-confidence.
Now, let’s get started and talk about ways on how you can lose weight fast, no matter how busy you are.
How To Lose Weight Fast
What You’ll Need:
- Proper Diet
- Weight Loss Supplements
1. Proper Nutrition
Cut Back Of The Starches And The Sugars
You probably have heard that you should AVOID these foods if you’re losing weight, but not totally. You still need them for fuel in your workouts.
However, don’t overdo on starches and sugars – as they stimulate the secretion of the insulin hormone, which is the main fat storage hormone in the body.
To speed up weight loss then, limit your starch and sugar intake so that fat can also get out the fat stores easily and that the body can start burning fat.
[By limiting the calories, you can also suppress your appetite and prevent hunger pangs.]
In short, cut on the carbohydrates to turn weight loss on autopilot.
Consume Protein, Vegetables And Fat
Aim for a protein, low-carbohydrate vegetable and fat source in every meal – to speed up your progress because you’ll automatically get within the range of 20-50 grams/day of carbohydrate intake using this method.
Protein rich foods example: Eggs, meat (beef, chicken, lamb), fish, seafood
Why? In the article about fat burning foods, we’ve discussed that protein spikes metabolism by up to 100 calories per day and it reduces obsessive food thoughts by up to 60%, reducing your desire for late night craving and snacking by 50%.
Low-carbohydrate vegetables- Cauliflower, broccoli, spinach, Swiss chard, lettuce
Why? They’re high in vitamins and minerals as well as fiber that keep you feeling full longer.
[Extra: Ladies, you may want to stick with water-based vegetables, such as asparagus, cucumbers and spinach, but limit on peppers and onions, which cause bloating and gassiness.]
Fat: Coconut oil, olive oil, butter, avocado oil
Why? They can boost metabolism and they are more fulfilling than other fat sources are. Do not fear these fats because they can help you drop pounds and they do not increase your risk to heart disease.
Drink More Water
It does not need much explaining but water is what your body needs for keeping it hydrated and flushing out toxins. Aim for at least eight glasses of water daily or more if you’re more active.
Drink Green Tea
It contains catechins, a metabolism enhancing antioxidant, which speeds up weight loss.
Cut Out The Soda
Simple: You end up taking more calories with it. The reason? The brain does not register liquid calories in the same way that it does for solid foods. The ending? You increase your overall caloric intake without you even noticing it.
Increase your daily activity level! There is no excuse. If you want to lose weight faster, you can simply add five minutes of walking in your daily activities, and as you progress, aim for at least half an hour of physical activity daily to burn 120 extra calories.
But aside from cardio, add strength training in your routine to build muscle that burns calories – helping you shed pounds faster!
Even a few minutes of lunges, squats, chair dips, push-ups and crunches can make a big difference. You can use either free weights or your bodyweight if you’re feeling lazy to go to the gym to resistance train.
[Let me say this again- Strength training helps you build lean muscle that burns more calories in the process].
Aim for at least three times per week of lifting or up to four times if you choose going to the gym. Don’t forget to do a warm up, resistance training and finally stretching.
3. Take Weight Loss Supplements
Aside from fat loss foods we’ve mentioned above, take fat burners.
Stimulants, such as caffeine, improve health and metabolism. It has fat-burning properties, which add to the thermogenic effects of your body. [Thermogenesis is the increased heat production in the body and it is usually increased through taking supplements].
Another is appetite suppressants that will help you lose weight easily by reducing your temptation to eat.One great supplement in this category is Garcinia Cambogia, which contains up to 60% of Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA) that effectively suppresses appetite and minimizes the conversion of carbohydrates to fat by limiting the action of the body's citrate lyase, an enzyme responsible for carb's conversion to fat.
- When shopping around for Garcinia Cambogia supplements, find those that contain at least 50% HCA.
When it comes to weight loss supplements, never miss on fat mobilization and metabolizing diet pills, which help the body in using fat for energy efficiently.
As you may already know, the body's ability to using fat stores decreases due to age, and that can be resolved by supplements. One is CLA, which aids in fat metabolism especially during workouts and prevents muscle loss due to low caloric intake, and another is L-Carnitine, which aids in transporting the fatty acids to the cell's powerhouse 'mitochondria' so that they can be used as energy, not be stored as fat in the cells.
You can lose weight fast with proper diet, exercise and supplements – the only three steps you need to achieve that cellulite-free body you’re dreaming of.
Finally, possess the right mindset – think positive and look at diet plans (proper diet, exercise and supplements), not as a burden or a chore, but as a part of a healthy lifestyle, which you can stick with in the long-term for continued health benefits even after weight loss.
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