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The 7 Secrets of Quick, Safe, Weight Loss

Posted Aug 04 2011 5:09am

Here’s a secret that anyone who needs to lose weight quickly and safely ought to know… It really isn’t all that difficult if you know what you’re doing. Below is a list that you can use as a guideline to quickly and safely lose weight. It’s important to start off correctly to increase your chances of weight loss success.

Here are the Seven Secrets:

Exercise. This should come as no surprise to anyone. Everyone knows that exercise not only keeps you fit and healthy, but it also help you lose weight, look good, and feel great. And, by the way, you don’t have to be an athlete because walking is great exercise.

Strength Training. Yes, that may mean weightlifting, but there are other ways of strength training. This is the best way that you can build muscle quickly. And, this is the way that you can actually see changes to your body the quickest. Strength training helps you build more muscle. The more muscle you have the more your body burns fat. So, pick up your barbells and start lifting weights.

Eat Healthy Foods. If you try to lose weight or keep the weight off, then you know you should eat healthy. That means eating balanced meals within all of the food groups. It also means to limit or stop drinking alcoholic beverages. Each glass of wine, beer, or hard liquor has approximately 100 calories. Basically you’re drinking food. And, drinking also stops your body’s ability to burn fat effectively.

Eat More Often. Surprisingly to some, you should have 5 to 6 smaller meals spread out throughout the day instead of three larger meals. The reasoning behind this is that you actually never really get hungry throughout the day, and at the same time it helps to increase your body’s metabolism rate.

Drink Plenty of Water throughout the Day. For health and weight loss it is essential to drink approximately 8 glasses of water per day. This helps to remove the toxins that accumulate in the body. Also, sometimes when you feel hunger it’s actually that you’re dehydrated. So, make sure and have enough water throughout the day.

Get enough Sleep. Studies have shown that people who sleep less hours weigh more than their counterparts that sleep the recommended eight hours each night. It seems that sleep deprivation leads to an increase in appetite and hunger. This results in eating more food.

Relieve Stress. It has been found that leading a stressful lifestyle leads to weight gain. It’s important to take time out throughout the day and allow yourself to relax. This is not only good in terms of weight loss, but it will also be beneficial to your general health.

So there you have it, the secrets to weight loss. The secret is that there are no secrets. If you want to lose weight and keep it off just follow these commonsense tips and you’ll be well on your way to your weight loss goals.

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