Thursday, October 21, 2010

Losing Weight For Dummies

Losing Weight For DummiesYou’ve taken the decision to lose weight. Great news. You’re going to positively change your life forever. Losing unwanted weight has so many positive benefits. Your skin starts glowing. You smile more. Your social life involves. You feel so much better about yourself. There are many different ways that you can lose weight and keep it off. Some seem complicated others too easy. Here are the essential of losing weight for dummies.

 1 – Thirty minutes of exercise every single day. You need to use your body in order to burn calories. Thirty minutes every single day should be the bare minimum. If you want to get healthier, lose weight quicker and feel better you’ll increase that amount to about an hour every day.

 2 – The type of exercise you do depends solely on you. Don’t look at your friends or the celebrities in magazines. Find out what activities you enjoy and make them a part of your day. Join a team sport club or persuade a friend or family member to work out with you if you don’t want to do it alone. Buy a dog and start walking it. Swap the car for a bicycle. Find something that works for you.

 3 – Get rid of the sugar. It’s not just fat that’s too blame for so much weight in our world. Sugar is a bigger culprit. Sugar is poison to the body and it prevents your metabolism from functioning correctly. Cut out sugars like sweets, chocolate, biscuits, cakes, soft drinks and table sugar. If you get a sugary craving have a piece of fruit instead.

 4 – Move every change you get. People who fidget a lot have a tendency to be thinner than those who are constantly still. You can burn calories even while watching television. Lift your legs. Tap your fingers or feet. At work instead of sending an email walk to your colleagues cubicle. Walk to the corner store instead of sending the kids. The small things accumulate to have huge effects on the end result.

 5 – Losing weight for dummies does not mean that you will loose your weight in one day, weight loss takes time. Make sure you give yourself enough time to lose weight. It’s taken you months if not years to put on the weight so why should it come off within a few short weeks. You can lose about 0.5kg a week or about 2kg a month. Any more and you are risking the yo-yo effect.

 These are five essentials things for dummies when losing weight. Move as much as possible. Eat regularly and healthy. Drink water instead of cola and find someone to do it all with to make the process easier and more motivating.

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