Summer is just around the corner. By this time, we are sure that you are already planning your perfect summer outing: where to go, where to stay, what to wear. And of course, how you look. If you are looking to lose weight fast, here are some tips to help you shed off a few extra pounds in as little as two weeks.
Drink More Water
The first step would be to increase your water intake. Yes, it is as simple as that. Water has zero calories and has zero carbohydrates. It also has virtually no sodium. Plus drinking more water will help you avoid carbonated drinks which are full of sugar such as soda and fruit juices. To give it a little bit more flavor, try to add a few lemon wedges or mint leaves to your water.
Food to Eat
Secondly, cut back on pasta and white bread. These are full of carbohydrates, sugars and starches. As we know, these
contribute to weight gain instead of your desired weight loss. Introduce more lean meat into your meals such as chicken and fish, like salmon. Salmon is rich in essential fatty oils that are good for you.Lessen fried food and be conscious of the kind of fat used to cook your food. Choose extra virgin oil over butter. We suggest baking and grilling. These are healthier ways of cooking your food. Pack your salads with healthier options. Be aware of the dressings that you add to your salad. Blanch your vegetables to keep
the nutritional value. Suggested vegetables are broccoli, kale and spinach.
Third, adapt a more active lifestyle. This does not have to be a drastic change in your day to day activities. Allot thirty minutes everyday to an exercise that can be considered as a cardiovascular activity like kickboxing or even dancing like zumba. Lastly, give your body more time to recharge. Whether you normally sleep for five hours to eight hours, allow your body to rejuvenate itself for a little while longer. You will feel more energized and perhaps more prone to exercising a little more.
With all these tips, we are confident that you will lose those unwanted fat in the shortest possible time. It is always advisable to consult a health professional before starting any kind of drastic change to your body. While your personal self-image is important, always remember that your health is important to enjoy your life.