TIPS ON HOW TO REDUCE WEIGHT: Losing weight doesn’t entail starving yourself. You really do not have to starve yourself in order to lose weight. There are lots of healthy things one could do to lose weight. These could include: eating the right diet, eating only when you are hungry, doing lots of weight lose exercises.
Let’s have a look at some of the ways you can lose weight:
Eat Low-carb Diet
Avoid the in take of sugar and starch if you want to loss weight. These could digest in no time thereby making you hungry in no time. Eat diets which are low in carb because they will enable you eat less and also consume fewer calories.
Make Water Your Drink
Drinks such as energy drinks and beer has lots of calories and are not advisable to be taken if you want to lose weight. They may also contain a good amount of sodium and carbohydrates, which could retain water in your body thereby puffing you out. But water contains zero calories and carbs, no sodium or carbohydrate. It helps in flushing out excess water weight as well as increasing your metabolism. You could add some lemon wedges or mint leaves using an infuser if water is boring and not appetizing to you.
Eat Only When You Are Hungry
Most people get bored and feel like eating something especially sugary things. This won’t be of any help if you really want to burn fat. Eating things unnecessarily when you are not supposed to eat slows down weight loss. You are meant to eat only when you are hungry. Eating only when you are hungry and being on a low-carb diet implies that the fat you consume will be burned as fuel by your body, as your levels of the fat storing hormone insulin will be reduced. This will aid you in losing excess weight without being hungry.
Take One Cup Of Coffee About An Hour Before Working Out
Researches have proven that coffee energizes the body thereby enabling it perform more task without getting weak. Taking a cup of coffee before your morning work out would energize your body, thereby making you to exercise more and burn more fat without knowing it.
Do Regular Work Outs
In order to lose weight, regular work outs have to be done by you to burn calories. The best work outs to burn calories are work outs that increase the rate of your heart beat such as squats, spinning, push-ups, cardio kickboxing, lunges, sit-ups, and boot-camp workouts.
Avoid Taking Beer
Beer contains lots of digested carbs, thereby slowing down weight loss. Drinks such as wine, dry champagne and hard liquor (vodka) are a lot better than beer as they do not contain sugar or carbohydrate. However, taking these alcohol in excess can also slow down weight loss. So you need just a moderate in take of it or better still stick to water as earlier said.
Avoid Artificial Sweeteners
It had been thought of that artificial sweeteners reduces the in take of calories and weight loss and could be used in place of sugar. But in the actual sense, artificial sweetener also increases appetite and the want for sweet food thereby not able to reduce weight. This could be as a result of the body increasing insulin secretion eagerly waiting that sugar will appear in the blood but when this isn’t the case, blood sugar level drops and hunger rate increases.
Sleep More And Stress Less
To lose weight, you must get enough sleep especially at night and reduce the rate at which you stress your body. Much stress increases level of stress hormones such as cortisol in your body. Thereby resulting in increased hunger and weight gain. Thrive to get enough sleep especially at night and try waking up refreshed at your own will, independently of the alarm clock. Cruel waking up by your alarm clock means you haven’t gotten enough sleep and your body hasn’t gotten adequate rest.
It takes time to lose weight. If you have decided and you’re ready to lose weight, you have to be committed and persistent. Follow the laid down rules and check your success from time to time. That would encourage you to keep up.