Here are a few things that you may wish to consider if you want to knock off some extra weight. Remember weight loss and fitness is a life style. It is not some thing that you switch on and off as and when you please. If that is your current approach then sadly one must say that you are wasting a lot of energy and your body is going through a yo-yo session of healthy today, unfit tomorrow. Why do you do this, surely you know better than that.
Let us first cover the subject of eating carbohydrates. The simple fact of the matter is that we need to eat more carbohydrates that are complex then the simple variety (which include our white bread, things like bagels and not to forget potatoes). If you switch to complex carbohydrates like whole grain and other fiber rich foods you will not only feel fuller but metabolizing of sugar by the body is far more efficient. It is also better to eat proteins before you eat carbohydrates. This is because proteins, in fact, fill you up faster and you can cut back your simple carbohydrates intake.
What have you heard about green tea? Did you know that studies reveal today that it has a big part in assisting in regulate weight? Green tea accelerates calorie burning in the body and provides a very rich amount of antioxidants. These antioxidants fight what is called free radicals in the body which are in fact responsible for the development of cancer. It is also advised as of today to skip drinking sodas and even juices.
Latest researches indicate that the body is unable to identify calories in liquid form. Because of this, we are consuming a lot of extra calories. It is better to drink water to keep the body hydrated.
To cut back on your food intake try finding a plate which will ideally holds just sufficient food that you need. When you have a whole lot of food in front of you the body finds it hard to resist. So find a plate that hold just how much you really need. Serve your self once and then put the rest away.
Without the food in front of you, the body’s psychology helps you to stay within the control you have laid out for your self. Always eat slowly. With these simple measures, you are sure to drop those extra pounds and as for the lean muscles let your gym routine do the rest for you.