A lot of people would always say that they would like to lose weight as part of their new years resolution. But most of these plans won’t really materialize. You may start your weight loss journey but it’s difficult to stick to it due to a number of reasons that we often hear such as:-busy schedule-too hard to resist eating good food.
If you need to lose a big amount of weight you have to start choosing the right foods to eat and partner it with exercise. Diet and exercise is the most effective way to get rid of those unwanted fats in our body. In this article, we will talk about ways on how to lose weight the right and safe way.
1.) Drink lots and lots of water- mainly because a lot of us often think that we are always hungry where in fact we are just thirsty and dehydrated. If you feel hunger pangs try drinking a glass or two and observe if you still feel hungry after a few minutes. If the hunger goes away then you are just thirsty but if hunger pangs persist then that’s the time that you should eat something. Drinking water also aids our metabolism and makes us feel full faster and longer.
2.) Get some exercise- if you are a beginner you might start with at least 30 minutes of brisk walking everyday and gradually increase your speed and pace. Meanwhile if you would like to target all of your muscle groups you can enroll in a local gym and take advantage of their equipments. If you need someone to help push you with your fitness regimen you can work with a personal trainer Canberra so you would be able to see faster results.
If you find individual exercises boring there are also some alternatives for you to choose from. You can try attending zumba, dance classes and other fitness classes Canberra such as group cycling and yoga. Some people get inspired working out with a group of people rather than being on their own.
3.) Start Dieting- Do not starve yourself by skipping meals because it will slow down your metabolism and you may resort to binge eating which is bad, instead what you should do is to choose the right kinds of food such as fruits, vegetables and white meat. You can eat rice and bread but in moderation. You also need to and stop drinking sweetened drinks such as soda, bottled fruit juices, gourmet coffees and even energy drinks because they all have very high sugar content which causes us to gain weight even if we don’t eat a lot.