If you are one of those people who are always in an excruciating and constant diet, i am here to give you some facts about weight loss that will surely help you lose weight faster. In knowing what to expect on a long journey to weight loss, you would be more efficient and prepared than those who do not know.
The facts I’m about to relay to you are from Norwegian scientists and the result of their team’s studies over the years.
1. People who try to lose weight gains back the same amount of weight they lose after a brief period of time. This is because they do not change their lifestyles completely and go back to their old habits in a given time.
2. Breakfast is the most important meal but you also have to complement it with brisk walking for 30 minutes to an hour daily. This is very effective in being consistent with your weight, as studies have shown that these two are the vital factors in staying fit.
3. Have a healthy diet. A healthy diet consists of lean protein, low-fat dairy, nuts, whole grains, and fresh produce.
4. Sitting in front of the TV all day would never make you lose weight. Make sure you are active and engage in any activity that involves standing up. This helps the blood circulate more efficiently.
5. Smaller meals boost the metabolism faster. Having smaller portions of meals every 3 to 4 hours is more beneficial than eating two large meals daily.
6. After every meal,try adding fiber and lean protein because these two food groups helps in making you feel fuller. It also increases you metabolic activity.
7. If you are thinking about taking supplements, do not be afraid in trying diet pills. Just make sure they are composed of all-natural substances.
8. Doing crunches alone would not make you lose that extra weight. It only works out your lower abdomen and it is one of the smaller group of muscle in the body.
9. Do cardiovascular exercises instead that would work out the entire body. Some of these exercises include jogging, running, swimming, dancing, walking and skipping.
10. Starving is not the answer to losing weight. It only makes your body switch into fat-storage mode for its gonna think there is scarcity.
11. Don’t starve yourself, rather eat well. Eat well if you do burn up activities but if you do not do much hard work, then eat less.
12. Weight is essential for stability. You want to lose weight but it is actually the fat that you want to lose. By working out and eating properly, it is not the muscles that you burn but rather the fat.
13. Bad habits need to be changed. Consuming more food than your body needs is the number one cause of fat build up.
14. Do not rush losing weight. It could hurt and demoralize your body. Keep programs balanced and work on it constantly.
15. Having the right mindset will go a long way. This challenge is not much but a mind-over-matter issue and by changing your old mindset with new ones, nothing will get in the way between you and your goal.
16. Simplicity is key. Getting ahead of yourself will turn against you in the long run. Complicating things will only frustrate and hinder you from achieving your desired results.
17. Use common sense. A lot of myths in losing weight are rampant in social media. Follow those that you think are sensible. This is not rocket science.
18. Do not allow your emotions in deciding what you want to eat. Control food preferences and limit what you ingest whatever you may be feeling.
19. Going lax on portion control could be punishing to your system. Exercise disciple and stick to your mean plan even after a rewarding event.
20. Eating out is where mistakes are usually take place. Eating out does not give you a license to eat anything that you like. As i stated earlier, instill discipline unto yourself otherwise you will not succeed in your weight loss quests.
21. Do not exclude and deprive yourself of vital nutrients. It may cause fatal effects such as general weakness and heart rhythm abnormalities.
22. Physical activity is the most sustainable way in losing weight.
23. Having a high protein and low carb diet will weaken the body. Carbohydrates are a vital source of energy in the body.
24. Starches may be consumed but only in small portions. Strike a balance and don’t completely swear off from it.
25. Certain herbal products contain harmful substances. Consult a health provider prior its usage to find out if it’s totally safe.