You might be waiting for me to hit you with a magic food or special fitness tip that will “speed up fat loss”, but these 5 tips require hard work & dedication.
Tip 1: Stay Consistent. The best way to speed up your fat loss is to stay consistent with your healthy eating, workouts, sleep & self-care. The more consistent you are, the faster the results will come.
Tip 2: Up The Intensity Of Your Workouts. If you’ve been doing the same workout for months it’s time to up the intensity or change it up completely. If you normally do steady state cardio try doing HIIT training (high intensity interval training. It’s been proven to burn more calories in shorter time)
Tip 3: Add Weights To Your Routine. Weight training has a plethora of health benefits. It builds lean muscle, helps strengthen your bones, and depending on how you use them can improve your cardiovascular strength & endurance. Cardio strength training is one of my favorite forms of training. Lean muscle takes up less room in your body. While you’re burning calories & fat and building muscle, you’ll also be taking off the inches.
Tip 4: Sleep! It’s so important to weight loss in general. There are a few reasons for this. One is, when you workout during the day you break your muscles down, when you sleep is when they repair & recover. If you’re not getting enough sleep you’re not allowing your body to Exocet properly. Second, when you’re tired your body craves sugar, it’s looking for an immediate energy source. That’s why when you’re tired you have stronger sugar cravings. If you give in to them burning fat is going to be hard to do.
Tip 5: Give up the white stuff & processed stuff. Leave white flour, white sugar, and processed foods alone! Your body doesn’t know what to do with them, so it tends to hold onto it and store it as fat. Get back to eating unprocessed whole foods. Go for fruits, veggies, nuts, legumes, lean proteins and healthy carbs (like brown rice, potatoes, quinoa and oats).
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