Your goal to lose weight should be realistic; as if you lose weight fast it will affect your health. Losing 2.5 pounds per week is healthy, and according to nutritionists one pound of fat is equal to 35000 calories. If you want to lose one pound you should skip 3500 calories and this is possible in various ways as given below.
1. You can lose one pound in a week by cutting down 600 calories a day, with one free day. So, you have one day to eat as you want, but it should be healthy.
2. You can lose another 1.5 pound through workout, and that’s very easy to achieve. We burn 10 to 15 calories in a minute with exercise. You can lose 1.5 pound by exercising one hour a day for six days a week.
3. Circuit training is an excellent workout, as you can burn fat 10 times more than the cardio that you do on a machine.
4. Sometimes we don’t feel good enough for a specific exercise; in that case you can just walk for 30 to 40 minutes. The basic aim is to keep moving than sitting on a couch for whole day.
5. Another tip is to divide your meal into four to six small meals a day instead of 3 large meals. You should have a diet with 40 percent carbohydrates, 30 percent protein and 30 percent healthy fats. By doing this, you will get rid of your cravings and your blood sugar will be balanced.
6. Water plays an important role in weight loss, so taking one glass of water before your meal keeps you full, eventually you will eat less. You can also take other healthy liquids as snacks.
7. Make a daily routine to note down what you eat, as it will keep you on the right track. However, it doesn’t mean that you should remain under stress all the time, instead just relax and enjoy what you are doing.
8. Sleep well, as if you are awake for long, your brain will send a message that you are hungry. It’s a fact that people who sleep late night eat more than normal. Your craving habit also develops because of sleeping less.
9. Keep a list of foods that fill your stomach without increasing calories like soups, apples, berries, and vegetable salads. This will help you lose weight in a short time keeping you healthy. It’s good to pre-plan your meals as it saves your time and effort.
All these tips will help you achieve your goal in 6 weeks.