So your best
bet is to get your diet right. A bad diet is
like trying to dry a floor while the hose is still running and pouring
water on to the floor. The prudent thing to do is to first stop the
spilling… then dry the floor.
on a diet that is still making your body store
body fat is like drying the floor while the water is still spilling.
But here is
the problem with the general understanding about
weight loss diets. Everyone thinks it is about reducing calories. But
not really the answer. There are food that literally make you fat. And
are the food you need to watch out. Reducing calories is a game many
played, and lost. To find out more on this click here to find
things you should know about losing body fat.
Cut back on
There are two
primary problems with alcohol when it comes to
losing weight. The first and probably most critical is that alcohol
your body natural fat burning (fat oxidation) process.
of the alcohol you consume becomes fat. Most of
it is acted on by the liver resulting to a compound called acetate.
a compound that your body can actually use as fuel just like carbs or
here is the problem… in the presence of acetate, your body
will always use
acetate first for fuel before carbs or fats.
A study in
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that two
drinks of vodka with sugar-free lemonade 30 minutes apart dropped fat
metabolism by over 70%. Both drinks carried a total of 180 calories
thing you want when trying to lose weight is t o
shut down your fat burning capabilities.
problem with alcohol is that it tends to increase
appetite. Infact some studies by researchers from Denmark's
Royal Veterinary and Agricultural
as well as another from Canada
shows that alcohol increases
appetite much more than soft-drinks when served before a meal.
appetite creates a likely hood of eating more.
Eating more creates likely hood of eating more wrong food. Wrong food
will make you fat.
So the ideal
thing to do is to eliminate alcohol when trying
to lose weight. Otherwise drink rarely, probably once a week in
during your rest days. Actually consider drinking as a cheat.
Ooh, and by
the way, alcohol contains some carbs and
calories. There are seven
calories per gram of
alcohol. A single glass of white wine or an ounce and half of hard
provides about 90 calories; a regular beer gives you 150 (a light beer
about 110). You can almost double the calories in hard liquor if you
mixer such as fruit juice or tonic water. A typical martini contains
calories and a Pina Colada in excess of 300.
Use full body
If you are
not doing any exercises at all start on full body
exercises using your body as weight i.e. body weight exercises. They
done at home or anywhere you have space.
If you are
lifting weight, alternate between split and full
body workouts bi-weekly. Do two weeks of split routines (you know
chest and back, Wednesday is legs kind of regime) to working all you
muscles in one day; preferably using interval training.
body workouts tend to keep your bodies "after-burn" much higher and
much longer. "After-burn" is a term referring to
the increase in metabolism that results to most of the fat loss the
to working out.
If you are
not working out at all, add some full body, body
weight exercises. These are great workouts fro beginners as well as
And they will get you as much results as using weights. The only
that you will not be as built after losing the fat as when you use
weight loss tip for men
Your body has
its natural processes of losing fat. If you
can just promote these processes, you will lose weight without too much
struggle. Infact knowing the exact natural process that make you fat
lose fat is the ultimate weight loss tip.
actually only two things you need to do, for your
body to release body fat on it own accord. Do this two things and you
want to be thin.