5 Ways To Enter Fat Burning Zone Instead Of Starving For Weight Loss

Instead of starving yourself for the sake of weight loss, try these five fat-burning tips.

Ishaan Arora
Written by: Ishaan AroraUpdated at: Dec 28, 2022 12:37 IST
5 Ways To Enter Fat Burning Zone Instead Of Starving For Weight Loss

If you are one of those people who gain weight simply by drinking water, you may have tried every new weight loss diet on the market. Weight loss is challenging; you must eat well, exercise regularly, and sleep well in order to recover. However, in today's world, where everything is just a click away, we expect instant gratification. And, despite so much information and fat loss strategies, we often starve ourselves, believing that eating little to nothing will help us lose weight. So, if you've been starving yourself for a while and are still not seeing results, here are five ways to lose that fat and turn your body into fat-burning mode.

Empty Stomach Workout

Empty stomach workout, aka fasted cardio, is one of the go-to workouts of many celebrities and bodybuilders when they need to transform their bodies for good. The fasted cardio method is based on the fact that when you exercise first thing in the morning, your body draws energy from its stored fat rather than the food you consume. It also helps to increase metabolism, which leads to increased fat loss. The only thing to remember is that your workout should not last longer than 40 minutes, as doing so may result in muscle loss. Additionally, you do not need to perform fasted cardio daily; you can begin with three weekly sessions and gradually increase the intensity and duration. 

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HIIT Workout

To enter the fat-burning zone, you need a fast metabolism, and nothing beats a HIIT workout. From Chris Hemsworth to Virat Kohli, celebrities worldwide swear by this type of workout because it helps them burn the most calories while also losing stubborn fat. A HIIT workout consists of performing back-to-back exercises with no rest in between. The exercises are essentially a combination of body weight and aerobic exercises. The best thing about HIIT workouts is that they can be done anywhere, and you don't require any special equipment.

Monitor The Three W's

The 'three Ws' includes white rice, wheat, and white sugar. If you want to lose weight, you should keep track of your three W's because they are loaded with simple carbs, which can increase your calorie intake and make you feel bloated. The only thing to remember is that you should not suddenly stop eating the three W's but rather reduce their quantity over time.

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Sleep Well

All of the physiological changes and hormone production that occur in our bodies happen while we sleep. A good night's sleep not only calms your mind but also allows your body to burn the most fat. Sleep for six to eight hours per night for best results.

Cheat Meal

The importance of cheat meals is just as great as that of eating well and exercising. Cheat meals assist in breaking up the monotony of your diet and aid in weight loss. But bear in mind that you consume only moderate portion sizes.

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