Wednesday, November 12, 2008

"Lose weight fast'

"Lose weight fast"

You have to wear that old dress or suit and now you have to lose weight? Lose weight too fast and you could harm your body. A loss of muscle tone or even heart disease and problems with other internal organs can result from fad diets, miracle pills and extreme fasting. Here are some tips to safely shed weight fast.

Determine how many calories you consume, because burning more than you consume results in weight loss. Carry a small notebook for a week to record everything you eat. Don't cheat. Cheating on this only harms you. Now with the help of sources like figure out the calories in what you eat.

Now that you know the calories you consume, start cutting. This can be as simple as cutting down on portion sizes. Remember, most restaurants and even people at home serve portions that are far larger than they need to be. Smaller portions will result in weight loss. And there are more cuts to make too. These include salad dressing, butter, candies, and juice or soda. Salad dressing is the largest source of calories on most dinner tables! Getting used to the delicious taste of a salad with a pinch of lemon juice makes a big difference. Also note that empty calories such as sugars and starchy foods (carbohydrates) are the first things to cut. These are easily replaced in your diet try whole grain breads.

An easy place to target for calorie removal is the side dish. This portion of the meal often contains more calories than the main course. Make a switch to healthy foods, or get rid of the sides completely.

Pumping iron increases lean muscle mass, which speeds up your metabolism. That leads to burning more calories even when sitting still. Aerobic regimens are the key. Many experts say to perform aerobic activity for 3 minutes a day 3-5 days a week. Don't pay attention to the 3-5 times a week school of thought on exercise Find an activity you can sustain for seven days each week, forever..

There's the plan to lose weight fast. Now get moving!

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