There are a many positive changes that occur as a person works on healthy weight loss. Other than physical appearance weight loss affects a person in many ways. Health and depression risks are greatly reduced. Quality of life, longevity, self-esteem and physical ability are all improved.
Diets alone do not work. Like a lot of things in life if the claims are “it is so easy and takes very little time and effort” you can expect a poor quality results. Sensible healthy eating and raising fitness levels must work together to produce long term weight loss; both take dedication and effort over a long time.
To lose weight effectively and permanently 3 aspects of life should be changed: what to eat and drink, attitude and activity level.
Consult your doctor
The first thing that an over-weight person must do is seek advice from a doctor or other health care specialist. They can recommend the best weight loss regime and ensure that your health is not going to be put at risk. This should be done after a physical examination that leads to the determination of proper weight loss technique and assessment of existing fitness levels.
Realistic Weight Loss Tips:
First: Realistic weight loss is a combination of mindset, exercise and in some cases, diet supplements. Begin by taking part in a food reduction and exercise plan that is practical. The exercise plan should be at least fifteen minutes a day to start with. Depending on your existing fitness level you should be doing exercises like brisk walking, running, swimming, and dancing to begin with and builds to at a least 30 minute a day.
Second: You must set realistic goals that reduce your weight and increase your fitness. The weight reduction must be healthy and sustainable. The ability to focus and have positive mindset enables someone on a diet and fitness regime to lose those extra pounds. Joining a group or a class can help as reporting progress to a peer group encourages you to stick with it. You must learn to become tenacious and patient to allow your hard work time to pay off.
Third: Everyone’s body reacts differently to different weight loss programs and plans. A realistic weight loss and exercise program must be suitable to your body type and existing level of fitness. Not being able to exercise or loose weight as rigorously as some others can be discouraging or encouraging depending on your attitude. Just be careful not to over do it.
If walking is all that you can manage, then walk, however you are in luck because walking is proven to be a great fat burning exercise. The ideal speed is walk as fast as you can but still be able to talk freely without gasping. This burns up the calories but builds muscle and cardio endurance.
Fourth: Eat more quality foods that contain fibre and vegetables as it helps to make you feel full sooner and in stays in the tummy longer moving the harmful waste in the digestive system more efficiently.
Fifth: Keep away from fried foods especially deep-fried as this contains a large amount of fat. Although fish and chicken appear leaner than beef when it is fried can contain more fat than beef. Grilled food is far better for you as it greatly reduces the amount of fat that is consumed.
Sixth:Take lots of fluid. Drinking at least six to eight glasses of water a day keeps the body refreshed. Water helps body eliminate body waste and keep stay hydrated which is very important when you are exercising. It also acts like an appetite suppressant helping you feel full.
A little bit of time and effort applied consistency equals Realistic Weight loss success. Light dieting, quality workouts, and right amount of food and supplements applied in a regular way everyday will result in permanent weight loss and improvement in general health. Taking massive inconsistent action only to be followed a return to old habits will show little improvement and loss of motivation.
It is impossible for diets to work on their own. The key is Keep It Simple, Drink plenty water, Walk when you can and eat a good balanced diet consistently.
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