You think you do everything right. You stick to a diet and you workout but the numbers on the scale still doesnt budge. Its really frustrating but this is due to a lack of education of losing weight in a reasonable way.
We breakdown the DON’TS of dieting and losing weight.
The key to losing weight is metabolism.
There are several diets and workouts that can mess with your metabolism which in turn allows you to work hard and nothing much happens:
Messing with breakfast
Solution: Pair those carbs with protein to help slow down sugar response. Aim for 30 grams of protein for breakfast and 20 to 30 grams of carbs, an example would be:
A cup of cottage cheese or 2 eggs and a low fat greek yoghurt. A medium banana, large piece of toast or a instant plain oatmeal packet.
Skimping on protein
Solution: The RDA for protein for women is 45 to 50 grams.
The best way to burn fat is by making sure to get 30 grams (around 4 ounces of chicken) at breakfast, lunch and dinner and 10 to 15 grams for snacks.
Eating less to lose weight
Solution: Sabotaging your body of food is a massive mistake.
Stack up with fruits and vegetables. It takes the body around 30 minutes to digest food, therefore do not eat more if you still feel hungry. Begin to train your body to eat half the food you normally do with healthy choices.
Too much exercise
Solution: It has been proven that too much exercise can also cause problems. it is imperative that when working out you have the following under control first: Healthy eating habits, a protein and carbs based diet and fully understanding the exercise you should be doing to lose weight in a healthy and effective way. If you are unsure of exercise meets diet rules – a personal trainer is able to advise the best for your fitness level.