Weight Loss

Weight Loss Isn’t as Mysterious as You Think!

Many people see weight loss as something of a dark art. It’s true: some people can find it more difficult than others, due to a number of factors. However, when you know what it’s really about, it becomes a lot easier! This information should shed a new light on weight loss for you, so you can finally shed those extra pounds and feel good about yourself:

Efficient Weight Loss

Eating Clean Foods 

The first thing you need to do if you want that tighter, leaner looking physique, is to stock up on clean food. What’s a clean food? Food such as plain almonds, eggs, fresh meat, and vegetables. Food that have just one ingredient in. Foods that have come from natural places, and have not been man made or processed. Those are the cleanest foods! Getting a great body is mainly about your diet. If you think you can get away with eating what you like because you go to the gym, you’d be wrong. I bet you won’t get half the results you could have had either! Eat well 80% of the time. Still allow yourself some small cheats or a cheat meal, but don’t overdo it.

Avoiding Too Many Carbs 

Although you can get clean carbs, such as sweet potato, they are still starchy. This means that too many of them can stop the body from dropping that extra timber. You should never, ever cut out carbs completely. Eat your biggest portion after you’ve worked out (if you work out), and get the rest of your carbs from fruit and veg. Look up correct portion sizes and weigh your foods too, to be sure you aren’t overeating clean foods. You can still stop yourself from losing weight if you eat too many clean foods!

Making Sure You’re at A Deficit 

This is really what weight loss is all about. Making sure you’re at a deficit. However, you shouldn’t do this by starving yourself under any circumstances. Use a calorie counter like MyFitnessPal to help you, if you need it. You should never go hungry, but having that small deficit will be sure that you’re going to drop the pounds. You can create a deficit with cardio if you need to. Not that long, boring, hour after hour cardio – either HIIT or LISS.

Taking Supplements 

With the right supplementation and the rest of the points listed here, almost anything can be achieved. Finding out how to do the Garcinia Cambogia diet isn’t hard, and it could help you get the body you’ve always wanted.

Getting Enough Rest 

Weight loss is actually about resting as much as it’s about exercising. Make sure you get enough sleep, and be sure you practice stretching to help ease tension and pain in your muscles. Yoga is a great rest day exercise!

Mixing it Up 

Mix things up every now and again to keep things fresh. Change up your training schedule. Mix up your diet plan. Exercise at different times. This will help you to break through plateaus!

Enjoy the process and see it as a life change rather than a short term thing, and you’ll enjoy fantastic results!

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About the author

Ajithkumar

Ajithkumar, an Engineer and a management professional is the founder of AlternativeMedicineWiz.com. He’s practiced Yoga and Pranayama for more than a decade, after learning it from his renowned guru Gireeshan. He has a keen interest in Ayurveda and Siddha medicine.

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