Source: www.FatLossProducts.org/Articles/Article/1/54www.FatLossProducts.org3 Fast Weight Loss Tips That WorkLooking to lose some pounds quickly? Fast and safe weight loss is possible - but only if youdo it right. Just keep in mind that were only talking about losing a few pounds here. 5, maybe10, within a few weeks. No matter what anyone tells you, youre not going to safely lose 20lbs. of fat in 2 weeks. Its just not possible. Plus, long-term weight loss success usually onlyoccurs after many months of slow, steady body fat reduction through increased exercise andhealthier eating. Its also important to remember to check with your doctor before starting anyintense weight loss program.That said, there are some proven steps you can take to lose a few pounds quickly, withouthurting yourself. In fact, the following fast weight loss tips will probably improve your health.Sound good? Then here you go...1. Eat a lot of food - Yes, you read that right, eat a lot! The process of eating and digestingfood requires a lot of energy (calories) and significantly boosts your metabolism, especiallywhen you eat small meals every 2 or 3 hours. The key is to eat the right foods... and none ofthe wrong foods, at least while youre on your fast weight loss program. The "right foods"include things like:- lean proteins (especially low-fat chicken and turkey)- fresh, uncooked vegetables (especially greens)- beans and legumes (cooked without added fat)- unsalted, oil-free nuts and seeds- small amounts of olive oil and flax seed oil- lots of pure water (not a real "food" but extremely important)The "wrong foods" - what you should definitely avoid while youre trying to lose weight quickly- is pretty much everything else, but especially:- foods and beverages with sugar- white flour- breads, pastas, cereals, etc.- white rice- potatoes2. Avoid cravings - The most difficult part of any weight loss program is dealing with foodcravings. When you stop eating the high-fat, high-sugar, high-calorie foods youre used toeating, your body rebels. Your brain tries to force you to go back to eating those unhealthyfoods. But there are ways to deal with this natural response. One of the best strategies is touse distraction. Basically, whenever you feel a food craving coming on you get up and dosomething that takes your mind off of eating. Get out and do some exercise. Read a goodbook. Listen to your favorite music (fast-paced, heart-pumping music is often the best forthis). Talk on the phone with a friend. Play a video game. Just do whatever it takes to distractyour brain. After awhile your cravings should lessen.3. Increase your cardio exercise - If youre already exercising on a regular basis, do morecardiovascular training to burn more fat. You dont have to do A LOT more, just enough to
burn a few hundred more calories per day. Combined with your healthy fast weight loss diet itshould be enough to drop a few pounds quickly. If you dont exercise regularly, you shouldask your physician to recommend an easy "beginners" exercise program that includeswalking and/or light jogging. Also, try to do activities you enjoy. If you dont like running on atreadmill, dont try to force yourself to do it. Instead, go hiking, ride a bike, play somebasketball/tennis/soccer/etc. Just make sure its something you enjoy... and youll keep doingit until your waist is a little smaller and your several pounds lighter!John W. Lewis is a health and fitness writer for several popular web sites. To learn moreabout fast, safe weight loss visit the Real Fast Weight Loss Blog at:http://www.realfastweightloss.info.