If you thought that the Beginner's Edition was too easy, wait till you see what we have came up with for you in this Expert's Edition on How to Lose Weight Fast. People who want to lose weight commonly, and first of all, think about reducing the amount of food they eat as one of their primary ways. This may be quite a solution but not exactly the best there is. In fact, depending on the amount you reduce in your food intake, it may even be dangerous to one's health. So how does one lose weight effectively and safely? Well, before we get to that, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter and share this article with your loved ones if you found it useful! Here are some points one should consider when trying to lose weight:
A low-calorie diet is also compensated for by the body by burning muscle. People on this type of diet who revert back to their old eating habits end up gaining back some, if not all the weight they have shed off. This would consist mainly of fats. Furthermore, since fats have more volume per mass than muscle, they end up having the same weight as before but more bulkier. In losing weight, one should keep in mind that they should lose excess body fats only.
However, this is what you can do. Try eating small meals at more frequent intervals. This way, the body will not think that it is being starved and will not store food as fat.
Be Aware of the Crash Diets
Most people think that trimming down the calories can alone shed off their unwanted excess of fats. This is probably because of the fad there is in advertising about low-calorie food products and beverages. People do not know that this could be dangerous because when they decrease their calorie intake way to below the required levels, the body begins to digest the fats. Sounds good, but it does not actually. Burning fat requires a lot of energy. Since there is not much energy in the body to facilitate fat metabolism, it will run at a languid pace, resulting in fatigue, illness, and a weak immune system.
Pumping Up lean Muscle Mass
Muscles burn calories when they work; they even do so at rest. Unlike fats that just lie around, bulge around the pants, and dangle beneath the sleeves, muscles burn calories all day. With this fact, one can start weight loss by increasing muscle mass. The more muscles, the less fat will be left. This is attainable, start with working out with resistance exercises.
One may have considered junking the crash diet option but she should also not forget to watch what she eats. The variety must always be regarded so that one may be able to get the necessary nutrients from her diet. It is also healthier to eat food that is roasted, steamed, or broiled rather than fried. It is also essential to include a lot of fiber in the diet. Frequent rehydration is also necessary.
Engaging in Aerobics
Engaging in aerobics is not only good for the heart by increasing cardio-vascular endurance. Aerobics exercises also help in increasing lean muscle mass while simultaneously decreasing excess body fat. Aside from these, aerobics make the metabolic process more efficient and its rate even high, even after a long while. Imagine burning fat efficiently while driving along the freeway or even while watching television, who wouldn't want that?
The Extra "Push"
After all, there are some people that believe smoking and caffeine can actually help them in losing weight. This can perhaps be true; unfortunately, they do the body more harm than good because of their side-effects. For that extra "push," one can try out taking food supplements. Not to mention, 95% of these products out in the market actually does good.
Taking Diet Pills
Over-the-counter diet pills affect the amount of weight one loses as well as how long one keeps that amount of weight off. However, one must be wary of the side-effects of these diet pills. As such, one must faithfully follow the instructions provided for in the packaging. It is also prudent to consult the physician before trying out these drugs and find out which type would be best for the individual.
Losing weight does not have to mean sacrifice and suffering. It actually means opening up to a more full and healthy life where one may not have to feel bad about himself having to look the way he does or not being able to do what he wants to do. Losing weight might entail a little adjustment plus the discomforts, but as the old saying goes, "no pain, no gain." Besides fat, what has one got to lose anyway?
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