The key to losing weight with long term success is to have a solid plan and follow it. If you have tried losing weight, then you probably know that it’s not always a walk in the park. It requires determination and a positive mind. However, losing weight is possible. Others have succeeded, and so can you. But how do you do it? What is the secret?
As mentioned before, for you to lose weight faster, you need to have an appropriate plan. A proper weight loss plan designed with the help of our registered holistic nutritionist Hedie, should entail the right meal plans, supported by exercise, proper water intake, and enough quality sleep. The combination of these things will help you fit into that pair of jeans that you used to, or ones you haven’t purchased yet but always wanted. Nonetheless, it takes a lot to be physically fit, but there’s nothing as motivating as achieving that sleek hourglass figure. That said, let’s go through some of the ways that we can practice to reach our weight loss goal.
Adopting a proper meal plan is one of the most effective ways of losing weight. However, coming up with one by yourself won’t be that easy. It’s best if you follow the customized meal plan designed by your nutritionist. The meal plan is usually composed of a lower-calorie amount than you’ve been used to eating. On the other hand, you might not have been eating enough calories to stimulate your metabolism into burning off fat. This can happen too. Your specific meal plan depends on your gender, physical activity, the set goal and several other factors. It’s been designed specifically for you, so if you’re a 20-something female, it’s probably not suitable for your dad to follow the same weight loss plan. As much as you might want to share it with him and for him to get healthier and slimmer too if needed, he needs to get his own. Consider scheduling the meals, and do’t forget your workout plan. If you are worried that you may forget, put a reminder or rather pin it on a wall or your bathroom mirror. Above all, ensure the meal plan is somewhere you will see it and be reminded of it regularly.
Exercise ideas for weight loss
Weight loss is all about burning fat. The best way for you to lose weight is by finding something that works for your body. Here are some ways to get you started.
• Lift weights: research shows that weight training can greatly aid in burning body fat, so include it in your weight plan
• Increase your cardio: get moving with any variety of routines, whether regular swimming, cycling, running or even just start with walking
• High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT): HIITs are some exercises that involve short periods of intense work followed by short recovery periods, with the aim of these exercises keeping the heart rate elevated, and hence, fast burning of body fat.
Are you ready to lose weight? Incorporate the above weight loss tips, and in no time, you will be in great shape. Our nutritionist is ready to work with anyone in the Vaughan area, right from our Woodbridge location, Vellore Chiropractic & Wellness Centre.