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Effective methods for weight loss


Diwali holidays have recently gotten over and people in India tend to put on a lot of weight during Diwali season due to all the delicious foods and sweets that we consume, and sharing them can be a real task, but fortunately, by following some easy ways to reduce weight you will be able to shed those kilos and lose weight in 2 weeks.

Two main scientifically proven ways to effectively lose weight involve eating right and sticking to an effective exercise regime that works for your body type.

In order to get fit and lose weight, you should opt for a routine that offers most results in the least amount of time. The exercises detailed in this article will help you achieve the toned look in no time.

Be sure to stick to the following weight loss exercises to get back in shape.

  1. Planks:
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    Planks are one of the best exercises for building abs and toning belly’s to get that waist back in shape. It is relatively easy to do and is one of the fastest ways to lose weight if performed daily.

  2. Cardio:
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    Cardio enables rapid weight loss by making your body work out at a higher intensity level which results in your body burning more calories and fat than during lower intensity exercises. The American Health Association suggests at least 150 minutes of moderate cardio or 75 minutes of vigorous cardio per week. Various cardio exercises may include swimming, running, cycling, etc which help reduce unwanted flab.

  3. Lunges:
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    Lunges are very effective for weight loss, as it works multiple muscles at once, like the glutes, quads, and hamstrings to help overall weight loss. The following demonstrates the easiest ways to do the lunge-

  • Stand tall with feet hip-width apart. Place hands on your hips or hold weights, and take a controlled step forward with your right leg.
  • Keeping your spine tall, lower your body until your front leg and back leg form a 90-degree angle.
  • Pause, then bring your right leg home to start.
  • Now do the other side by stepping forward with your left leg.
  • Repeat 10 times on each side. Do a total of 3 sets.

In addition to the above exercises try to make slight modifications in your diet to promote weight loss. The following weight loss foods will help you lose weight quickly without hunger and improve your metabolic health at the same time.

  • Broccoli
  • Eggs
  • Carrot
  • Brown Rice
  • Dark chocolate
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Green Tea
  • Oatmeal

Try to include the above food items in your diet plan for at least two weeks to see optimal results and boost overall well-being.

Besides the weight loss foods and exercises there are a few fast and easy tips to reduce weight

  1. Avoid white foods such as sugar, white rice, white flour, pasta as they tend to contain carbohydrates which increases blood pressure and leads to weight gain.
  2. Switch to skim milk from whole milk which will help you cut the calories by about 20%
  3. Eat water rich foods such as zucchini, cucumbers, soups and salads as overall they have fewer calories
  4. Walking reduces appetite so it would be effective to walk before dinner which will kill your appetite and help you consume less calories
  5. Eat one less portion of your meal everyday which can help you reduce consumption of about 100 calories a day.

Following the above suggestions on exercises, diet plan and tips for weight loss daily is the best way to lose weight. It’s time to get yourself in shape New Years!