Weight Loss 101

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Weight Loss 101

Simple Weight Loss Tips That Can Help Anyone

Here is the non pitch, non agenda unbias basics to understanding Weight Loss 101.  If you want to loose weight than you have to manage your calorie intake.  And if you’re going to count anything, it’s Calories that you should start with.  Simply put, if you want to be successful at losing weight then you’ve gotta figure out how to burn more calories than you take in.  There is no easier way to explain it, when the topic is weight loss basics and where to start.

Burn More calories than you Consume!  You can do this in one of three ways:

  • You can reduce the amount of calories you consume through the foods you eat and drink with no change too the level of physical activity in your life.
  • You can continue to consume the same amount of calories as you always have but then you need to kick up dramatically the level of physical activity in your life with regular exercise, sports or anything that will increase your metabolic rate.

OR

  • The Best Option, which would be to simultaneously reduce your calorie intake and begin a routine exercise regiment. These two done together has been proven to help most people shed the pounds quickly and safely over a reasonable amount of time.

To help understand even further here’s the Math Explanation of Weight Loss:

3,500 calories = 1 pound of Fat

So in order to lose this 1 pound of fat you have to burn 3,500 more calories than you consume. If you reduce your diet by 500 calories per day then in a period of one week you can potentially lose around 1 pound.  Now notice I said potentially and that’s simply  because every body is not exactly the same and depending on how your body reacts to these changes, that will be the ultimate determiner as to what adjustments you should make too your plan in order to continue dropping the weight.

Now once you have begun applying this basic understanding of weight loss into your life, as the pounds come off in the early stages your body and its metabolism will adjust too your new habits.   And if you are like most of us, you should experience some level of weight loss plateau. But don’t get discourage that’s a long ways off and there is a very easy solution for over coming the plateau.

However, for now it is most important that you learn how to make the right choices when it come to what you eat and how much of it, as well as, adding some sort of increased physical activity into your life.  Developing the discipline to do these things on a daily basis is where you do all your heavy lifting and once you have taken control of this, the choices no longer seem as insurmountable as before.

And it is at this point you have Successfully developed a New Lifestyle for yourself and, as we said before, little obstacles like reaching a weight loss plateau are very easy to overcome because you already Command The Tools necessary to do so!
 

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