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(quick weight loss tips) Get Fit Global –  Top Quick Weight Loss Tips A compilation of our best weight loss and fitness tips provided by Experts and everyday fitness enthusiasts alike.  Follow these to lose weight and get lean and… Read more

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Get Fit Global –  Top Quick Weight Loss Tips

A compilation of our best weight loss and fitness tips provided by Experts and everyday fitness enthusiasts alike.  Follow these to lose weight and get lean and fit.

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Quick Weight Loss Tips #1 – Don’t Diet

Yes you heard right.  Don’t Diet.  When you deny yourself the foods you love and restrict your calories too much (which usually happens on “diets”)  it’s only a matter of time before your mind rebels.  Your body will go into starvation mode and preserve fat instead of releasing it.  Eat sensibly by making better food choices and watch your portions.

Quick Weight Loss Tips #2 – Make Resistance Training A Priority

Apart from “dieting”, resistance training is the most important thing you can do to achieve and or maintain a fit physique.  The added muscle will burn more calories and the workouts (done correctly) can, potentially boost the metabolism for up to 48 hours.

Quick Weight Loss Tips #3 – Eat Lean Quality Protein

Not only is protein absolutely necessary for building muscle, but it also helps curb the appetite.

Quick Weight Loss Tips #4 – Lift Heavier Weights

Lifting heavier weights puts greater demands on the body causing it to burn more calories during the workout and long after the workout is over.  Also lifting heavier weights for lower reps is more effective for building muscle and weight loss.

Quick Weight Loss Tips #5  – No Cardio

What? You’re kidding right? No!   No cardio, at least not the slow-mo cardio that you’ve been told is so effective. No, if you really want to rev up the fast loss and boost your metabolism – try High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT).  Trust me. You’ll love it!

Quick Weight Loss Tips #6 – Have Goals And Write Them Down

It’s said that a goal unwritten is just a wish.  Set goals and write them down.  Review them daily and take action.

Quick Weight Loss Tips #7 – Drink Water

Water is important when you’re trying to slim down.  It helps to metabolize fat and eliminate toxins and stored fat in the body.

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Quick Weight Loss Tips #8 – Increase Protein To 35% or More

The benefits to increasing protein intake are an increased thermic effect of feeding (i.e. you burn more calories by eating more protein), better blood sugar control, a decrease in body fat, and an increase in calorie-burning lean muscle.

Quick Weight Loss Tips #9 – Eat Foods That Burn Fat

True Fact: There are foods that you can eat that actually boost the metabolism due to their high thermogenic effect.  So, you actually,  burn fat while you chew.

 

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Quick Weight Loss Tips #10 – Cheat!

No.  That’s not a misprint.  Cheat!  If you’re restricting your calories in an effort to lose weight, It’s VERY important that you break that routine at least once a week – splurge – eat whatever you like and eat a lot.  Why? For two reasons:

  1. Over-eating once a week will help the metabolism and keep it from slowing down
  2. Psychologically it helps you to be more disciplined during the week 

Quick Weight Loss Tips #11 – Make Tiny Changes

That’s right – small things add up.  Park the car a little further away than you would normally. Whether this is when you are going to work or doing the shopping, just park that little bit further away and make yourself walk a little bit more. Tiny things like this can make a big difference over time.

Quick Weight Loss Tips #12 – Be Careful With Condiments

An otherwise healthy and low-calorie dish like salad can become a fat-filled nightmare if you load it up with “blue cheese” dressing.  Mayonnaise, is loaded with fat and ketchup is sugar on steroids.  So watch the condiments they can be a caloric mine field!

Quick Weight Loss Tips #13  – Eat More

That’s right.  Eating more frequently – say 5 meals- spaced out throughout the day can help curb the appetite, stabilize blood sugar levels and help you keep on track.  It will also keep your body from going into starvation mode.  The last thing you want to when you’re trying to shed fat.

Quick Weight Loss Tips #14 – Rest

Rest you say?  Sacrilege! No.  You heard me right rest.  I know you’re dedicated and committed and rest sometimes feels like a backward step, but trust me.  When you exercise, particularly doing resistance training, you actually cause microscopic damage to the muscle.  The muscle compensates by repairing itself – that’s why it gets bigger and/or stronger.  It needs rest to do that.  So do yourself and your body a favor and rest between workouts!

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Quick Weight Loss Tips #15 – Pre-Portion

Did you know that research has shown that you will eat on average 300% MORE food and calories by eating straight out of the package, bag, or container, than you will if you simply pre-portioned out the appropriate serving size?

Simple strategy:  DON’T eat from the container.  Instead, set aside an appropriate serving size based on your calorie needs and goals and then put the container back in the fridge, freezer, or cupboard.  Voila!  Instant portion control without falling victim to mindless snacking!

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Quick Weight Loss Tips #16 – Abs Are Not Special

Train abs just like any other body part.  I know you’ve heard of people doing a hundred crunches or sit-ups.  Truth is the abs are just like any other muscle.  They respond best to heavier weights with moderate reps – between 6 – 10.  Doing hundreds of reps isn’t the reason you can’t see them.  It’s the layer of fat which covers them that keep them from being seen.   Have you heard the saying;  “Abs are made in the kitchen”.  It’s cliche’ but true.

Quick Weight Loss Tips #17 – Try Intermittent Fasting

What is Intermittent Fasting?  Intermittent Fasting is an eating pattern where you fast for a set number of hours and then eat for a set number of hours.  Doing so helps maintain a low blood sugar for a period of time which helps to facilitate fat loss.   Read more HERE.

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Speaking of snacking, if you like snacking on carbs, but want to AVOID storing them as fat, then you’ll love this tip:

==> Do THIS before eating carbs (dramatically reduces fat storage)
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