There is so much information out there about weight loss that leave many people confused as to what really is effective and ineffective thereof, when it comes to losing weight and keeping it off. By the same token, the market is not without myths and misconceptions in regards to weight gain and weight loss. As a result, people have too many expectations from whatever weight loss program they take on which if they don’t achieve what they want they can give up very easily, and change programs along the way.
People today lack the patience to hold on to any particular weight loss program long enough to see tangible results, never mind the fact that most weight loss programs are fake, only telling you what you want to hear and not the reality on the ground. To get you started though, here are three simple yet very effective weight loss tips that you will find featured in most weight loss programs and weight loss tips today.
1. Accelerate your metabolic rate
The easiest and simplest thing you can do to kick start your weight loss process is to pace up your metabolism, which means your body will start to burn lots of calories, which might as well translate to lots of fat. One way you can keep your metabolism active is to spread out your meals throughout the day instead of the traditional 3 large meals. You see, your body needs to burn calories and make energy continuously so when you spread out the meals you will have a reserve outcome on your metabolism. You see when you take long between two meals; your body will react by storing energy instead of burning it. However, if you attune your body in such a way that it will get something after say every four hours, it will be actively involved in burning the calories.
2. Anaerobic exercises
These are the type of exercises that concentrate more on muscle building and strength than on endurance. This way, you will not only build more muscles but the process actually facilitates the expending of calories faster. It is proven that muscle cells have the ability to burn 20 times more calories when compared to fat cells. Further, anaerobic exercises will keep your metabolism active long after you are done working out, sometimes up to 24 hours, unlike in aerobic exercises which last for only 2 hours.
3. Avoid spot reducing fat
This is the act of focusing on getting rid of fat on a specific part of the body at the expense of all other body parts. This way, you get to concentrate working out that part alone e.g. doing sit ups or crunches in an effort to get rid of belly fat. The human body doesn’t work this way. The healthiest way to lose body fat is to expend more calories than you consume, a process which ensures you burn fat evenly throughout the whole body. So, you can do as many crunches and sit ups as it pleases you but unless you get rid of the overall body fat, that admirable six pack will only be hidden by layers of fat.