Techniques To Lose Weight


Weight loss in the context of physical fitness means the efforts made by an individual to reduce weight, and that happens when there is a complete reduction of body mass due to loss of body fat or adipose tissue and skeletal muscle. It is actually a person’s conscious effort to look good and improve upon his/her overweight or obese state.

I am sure you know that losing weight is a gradual process; it cannot happen overnight.However, today’s societal norms are forcing us to get involved in the rat race to lose weight in the shortest possible time.

To achieve our goals in this regard, we make a beeline for all kinds of weight loss products,pills and potions, just hoping one would do what the other could not.

But seriously, how many of you have questioned your methods?   If you have, you must understand that there is no magic formula that can make you look good in a jiffy. However keeping your sentiments in mind, this article will mainly focus on the techniques that can help you to lose weight quickly and safely.

Exercise To Lose Weight

Simply exercise – undoubtedly this is the best way to burn fat and shed the overweight tag as quickly as possible.However for obese people it is easier said than done, because exercise is the last thing overweight people want to do to lose weight. So the very first step is to change your attitude if you want results.

Any form of exercise is sure to guarantee weight loss like brisk walking, jogging, swimming, cycling etc.  However, there are also some techniques of exercising that can get you into the fast track of losing weight.

For generations hula hoops have captured the minds of people who love to stay fit and active.  If you can master the technique of twirling the hoop around your waist, it can become a fun way to lose weight.  Hula hooping gives your entire body a work out, and in the process builds and strengthens the body’s core.

If you are a regular runner, include mileage and intensity in your runs every day.  While running uphill add speed bursts to your runs.  Both these techniques burn a lot of calories resulting in quick weight loss.

Give an energetic start to your day by imitating the actions of cycling and swimming while still on bed.  Your regular household chores are great calorie burners.  So don’t shy away from them.

Diet To Lose Weight

Exercise and diet both have an equal role to play in the weight loss process.The best technique for dieting is to consciously watch your intake of calories, which means your calorie consumption,should be less than you are able to burn in a day.

Tailor a diet for yourself that fulfills your nutritional requirements.  Increase your body’s metabolism by including more of protein and fiber rich foods in your diet and cutting off fats and carbs.

If you are trying to lose weight quickly, you have to change your eating habits.  Instead of having 3 square meals, you should try and eat at least 3 to 5 small meals a day.  In this way your body’s metabolism remains active throughout the day which ultimately results in burning more calories.

Surgery To Lose Weight

Surgery should be considered only when all other methods have failed and the concerned person’s life is at stake due to his/her obesity.However, just to make you aware, some well known weight loss surgeries are stomach sapling,bariatric surgery and liposuction.

Risks are a part and parcel of any type of surgery, and therefore should be undertaken only after knowing the pros and cons of each procedure.

So you see, the tactics and techniques mentioned in this article are no doubt helpful, but they should be adhered to with a certain amount of discipline and consistency. A natural weight loss program should incorporate methods of relaxation too, along with proper diet and exercise.

Therefore all in all, the best way is to talk to a physician and know your body well, so that you are able to adopt the right technique for weight loss, which is also completely safe for your physique.