Weight management is the one thing that men and women across the world long for with a passion. But then it is also something that gets everyone wondering how. There are many tips and techniques that people employ to lose weight fast and in most cases they do end up achieving their targets well in time. However, weighty issues have a very strong tendency of striking back again and again. Agreed that being overweight or fat has many health disadvantages, not to mention the social and psychological effects, but losing weight the wrong way makes things even worse. For e.g., losing weight through crash dieting can make you thinner, but would also throw you in the pit of many undesirable healthy issues by killing your immunity. It will even make you more socially awkward, because of the major skin and hair issues like acne and hair-fall that invariably accompany sudden and unhealthy weight loss. Hence the standard weight loss advice to people is to focus on the sustainability of lost weight and other health factors.
Weight Loss Tricks & Tips
Fast food is the fastest way to the obesity hell, but it is also impractical to ask somebody to give it up completely. So, do the sensible thing - portion control. Eat out, but not more than once a week and even then don’t stack up like a concentration camp victim. Switch to veggie or white meat burgers and pizzas with no cheese or mayo. And when not outing with friends, make the junk stuff at home (with white meat and no fat). That reduces the calorie count substantially.
Your body is supposed to be 75% water and the moment that percentage falls, your body tends to fill up the void with fat. So be smart and keep that fat away by keeping your body sufficiently hydrated. At times, you feel thirsty and mistake it for hunger and end up eating more than what you need to, only to realize it was water that you wanted in the first place.
Snack It Up
Hunger doesn’t always call for a full square meal. You can satisfy that food lust with smaller meals too. You must eat meals when it’s time for them, but if you are past that time or in between the two, then a regular helping of low fat popcorn, salad or low fat biscuits could serve your purpose.
Oil free is the word of the day. So get those non-stick pans down from their regular shack and put them to some use over the flame. You can cook all you want with less than 50% oil if you simply stick to non-stick. And please don’t kill their purpose by pouring obscene quantities of oil on their surface.
Savor The Flavor
Chew every bite till you have got the maximum flavor out of it. Eating too fast will just stuff you up and you would be overfull before you realise. So take it slow. You must remember that we eat to survive and not the other way round.
Stack Your Kitchen
Go shopping on time. Please do not leave your kitchen shopping for the time when you are typically starved, because that’s when you tend to binge eat on unhealthy and super oily fast food. Stack up your kitchen drawers with everything healthy and a couple of tasty unhealthy stuff too. That would limit your temptation of gorging up on super unhealthy stuff!
Exercise regularly. Get an active membership of a good gym or start a fitness regimen with morning walks and jogs. Eating healthy is good and so is workout, but both are incomplete without each other. For an overall effect and sustainability of the weight loss, you must start getting an active lifestyle. That way your brain also gets active and tells you exactly when you are full, so that you do not overindulge.