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How to lose weight fast


1st Jan 2015 Health Conditions

How to lose weight fast

The quicker you take action against losing weight, the better chance you’ll have of lowering the long term health effects of obesity. Some people find it difficult to shed weight due to a serious medical condition or they have a long family history of obesity. Seek medical advice if you fit into these categories.

Exercising for fast weight loss

Include cardiovascular and strength training into your weekly schedule. For those looking to lose weight fast, cardio is the best option as it burns the most calories. However, you should include some sessions of strength training into your routine too. To make sure you’re burning fat, try to sweat throughout the whole workout.

If you haven’t performed any exercise for years and you have a severe health condition or a lot of excess fat to lose, it’s best to consult a healthcare professional first. They will provide all the tips you need to start an exercise routine.

weight loss prescription pills

Adults with no digestive complications are safe to take Xenical, MHRA approved treatment for weight loss. It is typically prescribed to people who have a body mass index of 30 or more. The medication takes effect by stopping the fat in foods from being stored in the body. In clinical research studies, six out of 10 patients who took Xenical while eating a low calorie diet lost five per cent of body weight after just three months.

Weight loss diets

Eating a diet that minimises starches, processed sugars and animal fat will help to support weight loss. If you want to lose weight quickly, eat more fruits, vegetables, fish, reduced fat dairy foods, soy based products, legumes and lean meat. Also, drink plenty of water during the day to hydrate your body. Furthermore, never skip meals. A lot of people think skipping breakfast will help them lose weight because it will result in consuming fewer calories. However, this only disturbs the body’s metabolism and causes many of them to binge eat at the next meal.

As a further step, try and keep a food journal. By writing down all the foods you eat, you’ll find it easier not to get side tracked. This is a very effective tool for losing weight because writing everything down makes you feel accountable for everything you’ve eaten.

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Fad Diets and Crash Diets

Eating a crash diet may provide short term results, but you’ll only end up putting the weight back on shortly after. Additionally, fad diets can seriously damage your health because if you only eat particular foods as part of the diet, you will be depriving yourself of key vitamins, minerals and nutrients from other foods.

It may seem tempting to try a crash diet, especially if you have a large amount of weight to lose but staying patient is the key. It’s extremely common to open a celebrity magazine and read about the next miracle diet, but if these fad diets are so popular, there wouldn’t be new ones coming out every other week. If a crash diet sounds too good to be true, it most probably is. Only a balanced diet can provide all the necessary nutrients.