Finally, you have made the decision that you need to shed some flab off your body. That’s the first step and it all begins from here. However, before you hit gym and start to sweat out like a pig, you should know the basics. Everything starts with a set of simple rules, so it weight loss.

The beginners’ rules are easy and simple, all you need is a little dedication and consistency. Here are the basic and effective rules that will help you through your weight loss journey and make you shed those extra kilos.

1. Reduce The Intake Of Refined Carbs.

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The best diet change you can include to cut extra fat can be done by replacing refined carbs with complex carbs. Replace white bread with brown, white rice with brown, basically, drop all white sources of carbs and pick the brown ones. It will be a major factor in your weight loss.

2. Cut Off Sugar Completely

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Sugar is the mines of calories. It’s better to avoid any high in sugar food as that will add only more calories to your body and will not suffice your hunger. Instead of stuffing yourself from sugar drinks and beverages, drink juices or eat fruits as dessert. You will notice the changes in few weeks.

3. Drink Plenty Of Water.

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As soon as you decide to lose weight, your body needs detoxification and water is the best source for it. Just make sure you drink plenty of water. If it’s possible, drink infused water twice a day containing fruits vegetables and herbs.

4. Increase Protein Intake.

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A high protein diet helps you burn more fat as well as it keeps your hunger at bay for long. The more protein you consume, the lesser be the craving for food. It will also help in muscle gain and will keep you stronger.

5. Opt For Weight Loss Training Program.

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Rather than going for any other weight loss program just opt for Resistance training. It helps you burn more calories and increase your metabolic rate. When you take weight training, the muscles fibers break into microscopic tears and when you relax your body try to rebuild them. The process requires more calories, hence you end up losing weight faster.

6. Do Not Consume Alcohol

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Do not consume alcohol at all, however, if you can’t follow this rule, then you must make sure that you are taking it in limited quantity. Excessive alcohol consumption leads to extra calories which adds more fat to your body. Also, regular consumption of alcohol tends to lower the levels of your metabolism and growth hormone.

Aren’t the simple and easy to follow? Start from now and let the world know you have got it in you. Moreover, do it for yourself and stay healthy.

7 December 2017
Avni S. Singh

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