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10 Secrets for Weight Loss

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Apr 25, 2012
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10 Secrets for weight loss

Have a Plan


To lose weight it is important that you plan carefully. Plan your weight loss program in a manner so that there is balance between reaching the goal and enjoying the moment as well. Your weight loss program must consider healthy alteration in your diet and exercises that are good for your body.


It is important to have realistic goal and set specific targets to reach your goal.

 

Plan a splurge day

 

Adding a cheat day to weight loss program can increase chances of its success. Wondering how? Going on diet is difficult at both the physical as well as the mental level. By breaking your weight loss rules for a day can lose weight while keeping yourself satisfied.

Get adequate sleep


Sleep not only help to your body to recover from stress of long day but it also help to fight with the body fat.

 

According to a study done at University of Chicago, sleeping less than seven hours increases the appetite and slows down the metabolism. As a result person eats more and due to slow metabolism body is not able to burn calories. Lack of sleep makes the body to retain abdominal fat.

 

Maintain a food diary


Maintaining a food diary is a great idea. It will help you to understand how much calories you are getting in your diet. Experts are of view that many people underestimate the amount of calories they are eating. To overcome this problem you can get food log that have description of the amount of calorie content in the food. By keeping track on what you are eating you can add consistency and accuracy to your weight loss program.


Stop eating before you are stuffed


If you stop eating before you are overstuffed you can probably end up eating lesser calories. Some people wait to eat till they start starving. By doing this you will end up eating more.

 

Be Active


Today’s society has largely become sedentary. We travel by car or bus, work on computers and spend our time in front of television and video games.

Stay away from liquid calories


Stay away from beverages that are loaded with sugar. In addition, these beverages are less likely to keep you full and you end up eating a lot, quickly and even make wrong food choices.

Lift heavy weights


The fastest way to lose weight is to lift heavy weight. It increases the metabolism and results in burning more calories.

Eat more proteins


Protein helps to build lean body mass. In order to digest protein requires more energy from than carbohydrates or fat.

 

Drink Water


Even though there is nothing magical about water when it comes to weight loss but consuming lots of water make you feel full, as a result you eat less.

 

 

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  • Saba15 Feb 2013
    These secrets are now safe with me! But i have trouble sleeping, I suffer from insomnia, so no adequate sleep.
  • benita22 Nov 2012
    hi my name is usha i wnt to reduce my weight pls help me
  • Misskid01 Nov 2012
    The best key to weight loss is self-discipline. :)
  • navin stha03 Oct 2012
    im 79 kg weight i want loss my weight 14 kg.my height is 5.5 feet
  • renu04 Sep 2012
    hello, thanx for giving me such a great tips.........
  • renu04 Sep 2012
    hello, thanx for giving me such a great tips.........
  • renu04 Sep 2012
    hello, thanx for giving me such a great tips.........
  • renu04 Sep 2012
    hello, thanx for giving me such a great tips.........
  • renu04 Sep 2012
    hello, thanx for giving me such a great tips.........
  • vikram04 Sep 2012
    thanx it's really works
  • priyanka behera27 Aug 2012
    hiii iam 19 and my weight is 62 i want to be 45kg plz help me.
  • sivakumar26 Aug 2012
    Hi !!!!!! i am sivakumar ..... i have gone fatt in lastt 3 years and my weight is 80..... i want tto reduce my hands,legs and thiighs ... pls help me in some ttips to reduce it.....
  • divya24 Aug 2012
    am divya am 25 i have 2 years old baby . because of my weight am feeling very same so pls help me
  • sharda 24 Aug 2012
    Hi.......... I have 2 yrs son now my wt is 62 want to reduce at my thyies, abdomen waist pl help me
  • riya24 Aug 2012
    hii am riya, am 20 yrs i have take 10kg in 8months..my weight is 69 and my height is 168cm, pls pls help me?? its very important for me to reduce my weight
  • suryawilliams23 Aug 2012
    hey.... im suryawilliams my weight is 85... so.. hw can i reduce in a month???plzz guide me..
  • rashmi12 Aug 2012
    hi im rashmi how can loss my weight my weight is 74 kg my age 21years
  • hema08 Aug 2012
    i am doing all these things regularly bt i dont have any positive result...
  • rohini05 Aug 2012
    Hi !!!!!! i am rohini ..... i have gone fatt in lastt 3 years and my weight is 80..... i want tto reduce my hands,legs and thiighs ... pls help me in some ttips to reduce it.........
  • suparna20 Jul 2012
    hiii...i m suparna...hw cn i lose weight. my weight is 72kg. i hv chubby cheeks. i dnt lyk dem...pls help me..
  • anjana13 Jul 2012
    i am anjana.hw to reduce my weight 77 to my idle one my heigt i 165cms.because of weight loss i face more problems pls help me