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Five Steps to Shedding Body Fat

By Edited Apr 18, 2016 0 0

Just eating and exercising wouldn't help you lose weight. Without incorporating the basic principles, it is going to be nearly impossible to shed body fat with just the newest diet craze. It takes hard work and commitment to stay fit and healthy, but if you follow these five steps, getting to your dream weight is definitely a possibility.

  • Drink More Water
  • Water primes the body for fat loss. In the first week, if you drink enough water, you can lose up to 4 to 5 pounds of excess water weight. 70 percent of our body is made of liquid­. You can go longer without food than you can without water. 8 glasses a day, 10.8 ounce of water is needed to maintain your body's efficiency while cleansing out the unwanted toxins in your system. Since detoxification is a trend in helping the fat-burning process, ion therapy helps with a weight loss plan.
  • Eat Five to Six Meals a Day
  • It is recommended that women should eat five meals a day while men have six. Eating multiple meals throughout the day will provide you with proteins your muscles need in order for your body to burn fat. Proteins help your body build muscles to fight off excess body fat stored in your body, while it also help prevent your body from storing fat, a two-for-one deal.
  • Eat More Protein
  • Your protein intake should be high in order for your body not to burn off any muscle tissue that is needed to burn fat. Because processing protein takes more energy than carbohydrates, it boosts your metabolism in addition to helping you preserve and build lean muscle tissues.
  • Do Cardio in the Morning
  • The end results far outweigh the concerns of nutritionists in the academic circle. Working out in the morning on an empty stomach helps you metabolism stays elevated for a long period of time. This is called the "afterburn" effect, where you would still burn fat even after the workout is over.
  • Training with Weights
  • The benefits for training with weights are pretty straightforward and obvious. An intense weight training session stimulates and elevates your metabolism to burn more calories for up to 39 hours after your actual workout.


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