Monday, November 17, 2014

The Ultimate Weight Loss Secrets!

More than trying to discover where the lost treasure of the pirates is, what people really want to know is that singular weight loss secret that allows them to indulge in whatever they want to eat and still lose weight drastically without even lifting a finger. It is better to swallow the truth pill now, than to keep on searching for a secret that doesn't exist.

It is true that there is no such weight loss secret that will shed all those pounds which you have carefully put on yourself without an effort put in by you. Nonetheless, there are some healthier choices that you can make in life which are not as difficult as hitting the gym for an hour for intensive training. Still these choices won't make you lose weight instantly; you are, however, going to notice a gradual change in yourself which is not only apparent from the outside but from the inside as well.

A weight loss secret is nothing but a true realization of facts that we had known but tried our level best to keep them buried inside our subconscious. We know what kind of food and beverages are wrong for us and yet we still consume them; similarly when we go shopping at grocery stores, we are mostly aware of what we should be buying and yet we don't. Unless we start acting on what we believe is right, there is no fun in trying to lose weight or to search for a super weight loss secret.

Here are, however, some general rules of weight loss that one should follow before beginning a weight loss program.

• Remember to keep smaller and more realistic goals. Don't aim at losing 15 pounds in two weeks; instead your goal should be 1 ½ to 2 pounds a week. This way the task will not appear to be daunting and it is not going to put you off just after a couple of days of working out or dieting.

• Try to make one healthy choice per day. If you used to do a lot of unhealthy snacking, switch it to small healthy meals, like munching on a handful of nuts or eating fruits full of fibre that give you a fuller feeling for long.

• Never try to skip breakfast as a way of losing weight sooner. Not only will you not lose weight soon, you will start gaining weight back and make yourself lethargic. This is because when we starve ourselves, the body switches on to emergency mode as it is not sure whether this starvation is self-imposed or forced upon. The first thing that the body will do is slow down the metabolism in order to reserve whatever energy it can. When the metabolism slows down, the individual becomes unable to burn fat and use up calories. So give yourself a hearty, but healthy, breakfast to keep your body fueled up for the rest of the day.