Let’s face it…
There’s only one reason why you’re here – to shed the excess weight and burn fat off your belly, so you can get back in shape and look attractive… like you used to be.
And guess what? You’re not alone.
Almost 2 in 3 people in the modern corporate workforce desire to burn fat and lose weight. And yet, there are very few people who walk the talk.
They never find the time to hit the gym, the discipline to go on a diet or do anything uncomfortable that will lead them on their weight loss path.
If you’ve been struggling to lose weight because of reasons like:
- No time to hit the gym
- Can’t stick to your diet
- Binge eating after deprivation periods
- And so on
Then pay close attention here. The reason you’re struggling is because you don’t have a clear definite plan as to how you are going to get in shape.
And that’s a HUGE problem.
Most people when they try to lose weight embark on crash diets, torturous workout programs and various unhealthy routines that deprive them and zap them off all the motivation to carry on.
The end result is that they end up gaining all the weight they lost. The same may have happened to you as well.
But don’t worry… Losing weight isn’t rocket science. It’s not about the newest and fastest fat burning fad.
It’s about fundamentals.
If you get your fundamentals mastered, you’ll lose weight with ease (although it’ll take time).
With that said, here are the 4 crucial keys to lose weight…
Strength training couple of times a week:
Whether you’re a man or a woman, strength training is the most critical exercise form in your weight loss journey. Make it a point to engage in 3 – 4 sessions of strength training each week.
Many women falsely believe that weight lifting will cause them to grow muscles like a man. That’s just an urban myth fabricated to keep women from lifting weights.
The moment you start lifting weights, your body begins to burn fat and muscles begin to shape up. This leads to wonderfully toned arms, luscious thighs and curvaceous hips.
If you’re a man, you’ll already be aware of the benefits of strength training. It not only increases your strength, but also your confidence and your overall attractiveness in addition to helping you burn fat and build muscle.
Increase Protein Intake:
Eat high protein foods. High protein foods require a lot more energy to digest and metabolize. When you eat a high protein meal, your body will use lots of energy to break down and synthesise. And as a result, you’ll actually end up burning a lot more calories.
Eating adequate amounts of protein also helps strengthen your muscle tissues. The recommended amount of protein is 1gm of protein per kg of your body weight.
So if you weigh anywhere from 50 – 70 kgs, the ideal protein intake would be anywhere from 50 grams to 75 grams a day.
Another important thing to keep in mind is to focus on the nutrients that you’re putting into your system. A bowl of fresh vegetable salad is definitely NOT equal to a bowl of ice cream or a pizza.
The calories may be pretty much the same but the kind of food you’re eating plays a huge role in your weight loss. And this is why I strongly advise my clients to forget about the calories and pay attention to the nutritional value of the foods they’re eating.
Keep Water As Your Go-To Liquid:
Drinking lots of water on a consistent basis not only keeps you hydrated but also helps in removing toxins from your body. Replace all of your sodas, soft drinks and coffee with water.
If you tend to feel tired during the day at different times, you may not exactly need a cup of coffee to boost you. There’s a strong chance that your body is dehydrated and a few glasses of water should be enough to get you going.
Keep your water intake at anywhere from 8 – 12 glasses per day. This will help boost your metabolism and eliminate unwanted toxins.
You Burn More FAT When You Sleep:
Even if you follow the steps mentioned above and skimp on your sleep, you’ll negate all of the hard work you’re putting in. When you aren’t sleeping enough or are following an irregular sleep pattern, you are causing your whole system and circadian rhythms to go off track.
This will slow down your body’s fat burning capabilities and lower your will power significantly… which increases the likelihood of you going on a binge eating spree.
The worst side effect of an irregular sleep pattern is that it leads to development of a sluggish metabolism that causes belly fat.
If you have an irregular sleep pattern or aren’t sleeping enough, then look at changing your lifestyle in such a way so you can be sure of 7 – 8 hrs sleep each and every night.
It’s worth the price in Gold..
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Besides working with clients 1 on 1, I also engage with corporate teams through my Group Wellness Sessions.
Through these sessions, your team will learn how to make powerful changes to their current lifestyle, so they can tremendously improve performance. In my personal Intervention, I will teach them how to…
- Help them in their weight loss journey
- Improve their physical and emotional well being
- Channelize their energy and improve their productivity
Are you an executive who’s looking to increase your team’s performance? Then go here right now to get in touch with me…
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