This article is based on my personal experiment. So don’t try to starve yourself and don’t go on a special diet. Dieting is just another useless trap that has been PROVEN not to work. Just eat more foods that fill you up with far fewer calories, like fruits and veggies. To lose weight as fast, easily, and safely as possible- you need to keep an eye on calorie density. This just means instead of filling up on Big Macs, you fill up on healthy natural fibrous foods like fruits and veggies, along with other natural foods that are low in carbs and high in protein like cold water fish, lean meats, eggs, etc.
The second version approaches the day’s meals from a hunter-gatherer perspective and could most appropriately be called a Compressed Window IF. By fitting all of the day’s calories into a 4-6 hour window, rather than spreading them over the course of 14-16 hours as most people do, the day is freed up for other activities. The hunter-gatherer perspective, a lens through which all human endeavors should be viewed given our evolutionary history, is that during the day, our ancestors would have been out and about, finding food, with most eating occurring in the evening.
One mistake people make when starting out is going all out which leads to injury and soon they decide that training is just too painful and taxing. As before, set a schedule and if necessary, consult with a personal trainer about what might be good for you if you feel uncomfortable coming up with a schedule. Although you do not need to make the process so difficult. If your desire is to lose weight, all you really require is a small daily window allotted to your exercise and keeping an eye on what you put in your body.
When we fast (stop eating) all the Vital Force that has been used to convert food into energy and body tissue is now being used to flush poisons from the body! When Patricia and I travel throughout America and the world lecturing, we are fortunate to know health-minded people everywhere. We are usually well supplied with organically homegrown fruits and vegetables from their health gardens. But sometimes only commercially grown foods are available, which may have been sprayed with poisonous pesticides. But, we fast faithfully to cleanse toxins out, even when traveling, one 24 hour fast weekly.
Now you may be concerned that you won’t be able to maintain your workouts while fasting due to a drain on your energy and metabolism. But don’t worry those concerns are usually only related to long term fasts not intermittent ones like this. One to 2 days of fasting can actually increase your energy levels and increase the speed of your metabolism. Awesome combination for weight loss! Don’t be scared that you won’t have the energy to maintain a moderate to intense workout schedule, remember the calories will continue the next day.
If you’re a novice in the world of exercise, it’s unlikely you will be burning 500 or so calories in a single session if your plan is to lose a couple of pounds per week. In the case of a person weighing 165lbs or so, it’s unlikely they will lose 500 calories in just a 30 minute session playing football or tennis or going jogging. It would take more of an effort and a longer amount of time to cut that amount of calories. But similarly to spreading out meals, you can also divide up your exercise routines throughout the day and attain your goals.
Over the course of time, not only will you mentally adjust to your training regiment but you will develop a great amount of discipline and self-confidence and you will naturally maintain a positive attitude which means easily being able to resist any kind of temptation. Everybody needs to start from somewhere. Setting your goals little by little as opposed to attempting to go all-out and trying to sweat out 10 pounds on the treadmill in the course of a week will do more harm than good. Starting the process slowly is key which means going for a brisk walk to help acclimate your body to the more rigorous runs you plan to do in the later weeks.
No amount of reading or saying “Yes, I can do it” will help you unless you take that first step. It takes a strong commitment to get on track and it takes an equally strong commitment to keep at it. Most people give up after a short time because they’re not satisfied with their results. If you can commit and keep yourself motivated and continue to aspire to eat well and train well, you will achieve your goal. No matter what the goal is, be it to lose weight or increase your endurance or become a better athlete in a specific sport, you just need to go out there and make the effort and do the work required.
Get more done on your fasting days. Get all your little nagging to-do’s done at the times you’d normally be eating. Focus on your tasks, not your hunger. The skill of focusing on what you’re doing without being distracted can be huge in fasting and other areas of your life. We think we’re going to starve if we don’t obey every twinge of hunger. Nearly always, we don’t actually need food, we just are used to having it. Just think – if you need to lose weight, you probably listened to your body saying it’s hungry more then you need to.
You will always hear this but it is true. Exercising burns calories and also increases your metabolism which means you are losing weight faster. There are two main types of exercise that you should consider, one being weight training and the other being cardio. Weight training builds muscle mass and burns calories during after exercise and also after the exercises. On the other hand cardio exercises burn more calories than weight training during exercise but less afterwards. In my opinion I recommend both exercises as you will build muscle mass and also lose weight fast.
You have to remember that weight loss is based on calories in versus calories out. By fasting 1 to 2 days per week you eliminate full caloric intake days from your weekly consumption. This is HUGE!! Combining this reduction of calories with your workout plan can create amazing results. By working out and fasting you are eliminating your caloric intake and burning the fat stored in your body, what could be better for weight loss that that? This is definitely for people looking for maximum weight loss and maximum fat loss.
Juice products as mentioned earlier are much healthier than shakes. But even so, natural fruits like oranges and apples have more fiber and less calories than juice products. You can add fruit to your breakfast including bananas, grapes, etc. You can even add crackers which is a source of fiber. Whole wheat breads, crackers, and some cereals offer a good amount of fiber to start you on your day. You can even include beans into your breakfast or lunch as beans are not only a top source of fiber but also contains protein to help grow muscle.
From cabbage soup to lemons and maple syrup, fad diets abound. While some of them may be medically questionable, they seem to get the job done. Just about any fad diet works by creating a huge caloric deficit. Because they shake up your routines so completely, they are often easy to follow for a week or two out of pure excitement and novelty. After that period, though, they get deadly boring and tend to make you hungry. If you need to keep losing quickly for longer than two weeks, you may consider two things – first, go to your doctor and make sure your plans are safe; second, try stacking a couple fad diets back to back to re-invigorate your sense of change and novelty while continuing your weight loss.
If you want to lost weight quickly, or rather, reduce inches quickly, incorporate crunches and abdominal exercises before you go for a daily run. Do strength training exercises to boost your metabolic rate and aerobic exercises to burn calories more rapidly. Eat a healthy diet focusing on more fruit and veggies, less carbohydrates and enough protein to get you through the day. Cut down on junk food and watch your drinks. A glass of coke could contain 200 calories. Now how hard do you have to work out to burn those calories. It is easier to keep them off by not taking unnecessary calories than to burn them off.