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How To Drop Excess Weight Safely Through Natural Means


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How To Drop Excess Weight Safely Through Natural Means

  1. 1. How To Get In Shape Without Surgery Or DrugsWeight Loss Tips Page 1
  2. 2. There are lots of fad diets and weight reduction programs these daysthat claim you can shed weight easily. Unfortunately, many of thesemethods put you at risk of several side effects, some of which can bedangerous; electrolyte imbalances, for instance. Also, many of themrequire drastic lifestyle changes which makes them rarely sustainable,putting you at risk for weight yo-yoing. The moment you stop followingthese programs, you will quickly regain the weight you have lost,sometimes even more. If you’re looking for ways to get rid of excesspounds naturally, read on.Weight Loss Tips:Go on a diet and exercise often. Diet and exercise will still continue tobe the most recommended methods of reducing your weight becausethey are the least intrusive. Because 3,500 calories equals 1 pound of fat,you need to burn 3,500 calories more than you take in to lose 1 pound.In principle, by lowering your usual daily intake by 500 calories, youcan shed one pound per week. However, you usually lose a combinationof fat, lean tissue, and water, so the 1 pound you will lose at the end ofthe week may not be entirely fat.Weight Loss Tips Page 2
  3. 3. Having said such, you would have to lower your calorie intake for morethan 3,500 calories per week to have continuous fat loss. Many expertswarn against lowering your calories abruptly and drastically. Manyexperts suggest that you should not cut back more than 1,000 caloriesfrom your usual daily intake. Cutting calories doesn’t have to bedifficult. Just swap high, calorie nutrition items for high nutrition, lowcalorie items and reduce your portion sizes. The American College ofSports Medicine recommends that you spend about 2.5 to 4 hours doingmoderate intensity aerobic exercises to maintain weight. Spending morethan 250 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic exercise each week canbring about clinically significant weight loss. You should also do muscle strengthening activities on three days a week. Keep a journal. Research show that people who maintain a log of what they eat are more successful in their weight loss attempts. Many believe that by keeping a journal helps you stay motivated and at the same time discourage you from binge eating or skipping on scheduled exercise sessions. Try losing weight through hypnosis. Hypnotherapy has been used for years to aid in correcting behaviors that are not healthy or destructive. While you can learn the proper hypnosis techniques so that you can practice weight loss hypnosis on your own, it is often better to work with a professional hypnotherapist.Weight Loss Tips Page 3