Quick Ways to Speed Up Weight Loss PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 11 February 2014 11:03

It's only natural to want quick weight loss results once you make the commitment to shed a few pounds – but slow and steady is the way to go. Eating a healthful diet and sweating it out regularly are the best ways to reach your weight-loss goal. Here's how to make these two pound-shedding tools work to your advantage:

Sweat it out. It takes time and effort to see results — especially when it comes to exercise. At a minimum, adults should get 150 minutes a week of moderate intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous intensity, coupled with two or more days of strength training all muscle groups to boost your weight-loss efforts.

Find a diet buddy. Almost everything is more fun with a friend, and that includes shedding pounds. Try to find a buddy to team up with on your quest for healthy weight loss. You can motivate each other by sharing recipes and weight-loss tips and by hitting the gym together.

Watch your beverages. Pay attention to what you drink as well as what you eat when looking for boost your weight-loss success. Alcohol, sodas, and even lemonade and juices are full of calories that can undermine a healthy diet. Instead of these sugary beverages, try drinking water, tea, or coffee.

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