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The one question we are bogged down with all the time is how do I lose weight? We all know how difficult a task it is to shed even a couple of kilos. With magazines and newspapers abuzz with articles on how you can lose weight, a lot of good information is floating around on what you should and shouldn’t do. Even the books published by fitness experts tell you exactly how you can reduce that bulge around your tummy.
If you are trying to trying to lose weight, you need to follow the basic rules of eating less and exercising daily for at least an hour. Apart from this, including meditation and yoga in your fitness program is said to make you stress free and induce healthy weight loss.
It is essential that you eat 5-6 small mealsas against the traditional 3 large ones. This will make sure your glucose levels are balanced throughout the day and do not spike, which make you binge when you are hungry. It is required that you do not go hungry for more than 3 hours.
Another crucial point is water intake. Since 70% of our body is made of water, our water intake should be around 2 to 3 litres a day. Also since you are exercising regularly, the intake should increase accordingly. Sometimes our body fools us to think we are hungry when we are in actuality thirsty. If you are smart you will fool the body and drink water throughout the day. You will find a number of apps available online that remind you to drink water at regular intervals throughout the day.
With the hectic schedules of the modern day, most of us skip our breakfast. However, it is vital not to do so, if you are trying to lose weight. After a restful night, your glucose levels need a jump and breakfast helps your body to wake up and gear up for the hectic day. So the next time you skip your breakfast say goodbye to your weight loss.
As always it’s a requisite that you check with a fitness expert and a nutritionist before commencing any weight loss program. Your medical condition and current fitness levels need to be studied so that a customized plan can be created that suits your needs.
Although the rules are simple, actually speaking weight loss requires more of discipline, consistency and a positive attitude on your end. Surely it’s a herculean task but dedication and discipline will definitely show results in due time.