Ways to Lose Weight
What is the fastest way to lose weight and if there is any, will it really be safe and effective? This is a question that has been asked repeatedly for ages and you must be wondering if there is actually a concrete way to go about it. Technically yes, but you have to be more than anything else, willing and disciplined because it will be anything but easy.
Now, there has been argument about aerobic exercises which are good for cardiovascular health but with the wrong diet, you could literary workout everyday with only minimal or no results at all. This actually is a reason for so many people’s disappointment because they go to the gym weeks on end and still go on to have candies and cakes meaning they are going through the motions but still standing still. There are also arguments about weight lifts and bodybuilding but of course, most women are against those with the fear of gaining mass.
Now, losing weight fast is relatively easier for overweight or obese women than it would be for someone trying to lose less weight, but whatever the case, you have to have a plan addressing your diet, exercise and positive reinforcement. Before you see to your plan, try to follow the following rules.
- Clear your house of sodas, cookies, crackers, you know, all those foods that barely have any nutritional value and one of the things they are good at is increasing your weight.
- If you are not at all involved in physical activities like hiking, riding a bicycle and so on, the least you can do is walk for half an hour every day.
- In case you do walk, then upgrade to jogging from 15 to 30 minutes.
First, you have to realize that prescriptions from the weight loss industry are always restrictive and nowhere close to nourishing so if you go that way, you will constantly be craving food. Instead, focus on having healthy and nutritious food that will help lose weight and keep you healthy as well. By all means, stay away from processed or junk food.
Don’t starve yourself- It is somewhat ironic to say that you can eat to lose weight but it is very true, as long as you are eating the right food. Eat three meals everyday and drink plenty of water in between.
Eat healthy- You have probably heard this before and there is good reasons to it but always eat a balanced diet. A good diet plan will start with principles of healthy food. Whole grains, nuts, beans, seeds, vegetable, fresh fruits, healthy natural fats and beans are some of the foods that should be included. You are bound to get enough fiber to keep you full and energetic as well as nutrients.
Know the kind of food to cut- Try to minimize your dairy product consumption and if you are worried about the calcium they provide, you will easily get it from plants like broccoli, collard greens and kale. Avoid too much protein as well, as it depletes calcium. You should know that hunger is usually triggered by need for nutrients and when you feed on natural food, you are less likely to overeat.
Of course, eating healthy will not be enough so below are a few exercises you can actually do at home.
Yoga with kettle bells- This workout is a combination of stretching and relaxing. If you are wondering why kettle bells, study shows that hefting those orbs burns up to 20 calories per minute and an addition from the fast movements you make.
Stationery bicycle- If you find it hard to run outdoors, riding is a great fat burner. Actually if you are doing this over some loud music it could get really fun and with no time, you will have burned more fat and lost more weight than you imagined.
Stair climbing– The benefits that come with climbing stairs are quite many and you can easily incorporate the exercise any time of day.
If you are trying to lose weight, there is no need to exercise into exhaustion, if anything that only wastes your energy. Don’t believe everything you see on magazines, yes, there might be good advice somewhere in there on how to lose weight for women but trust your gut, you will always know what is best for you.