50 Super Tips to Lose Body Fat

Why should we be at a proper weight? It's not only an aesthetic issue, it's also about healthy habits. To lose body fat you need to have a good attitude, you need to show decision and perseverance.
50 Super Tips to Lose Body Fat

Last update: 17 August, 2018

Fat loss isn’t only an aesthetic issue, it’s also something that affects our health. Some life habits such as the lack of physical exercise, a sedentary lifestyle and obesity contribute to the increasing fat in our body. How can it be eliminated?

50 tips to lose fat easily

If you really want to lose weight, it may not be enough to just choose a gym and start a diet. A realistic goal of losing body fat requires an effective plan. It’s a matter of attitude and decision.

Here are some tips that won’t fail:

1.- Conviction. You have to be really convinced that it’s important for you to lose weight.

2-. Water slims you down. Being in the habit of drinking lots of water, calms anxiety and reduces appetite.

3.- Discard fizzy drinks and sodas.

Girl consuming soda

4.- Eating is important. You don’t lose weight by not eating, but by reformulating your diet.

5.- Avoid salt. In addition to retaining liquids, salt impairs cardiovascular health.

6.- Avoid high-fat foods. You have to substitute meat fats and junk food for fruits and vegetables. Carbohydrates make you accumulate fat.

7.- Eliminate flours and sugars.

8.- Colors on your plate. A colorful plate equals lots of vegetables.

9.- Chew a lot. The habit of eating slowly generates satiety.

Exercise habits

10.-Aerobics. Aerobics is an excellent way to reduce fat.

11.- Other exercises. It’s essential to incorporate a daily strength workout routine.

12.- Swimming. It’s one of the sports that produces the best results.

13.-Be careful with doing too much exercise.

14.- Group activities. Support and motivation can come from sharing walks, gym and diets with someone.

Women walking to lose fat

15.- Weight and body measurement. The habit of weighing and measuring yourself each week is a good incentive.

16.- Clothing. Adjust your wardrobe when your clothes start to be too big for you. The act of buying a smaller clothing size when you lose weight, stimulates you to keep going.

Adequate nutrition

17.- It’s good to avoid consuming pills or supplements to lose weight, unless it’s needed for a medical prescription.

18- Have six meals. Breakfast, mid-morning snack, lunch, snack, dinner and a yogurt or fruit before bedtime. Eating little but often is the key for weight loss.

19.- Don’t let yourself go hungry. It’s important that your body is satisfied with a proper diet, don’t starve yourself.

20.- Consume probiotics: products such as kefir, sauerkraut or yogurt improve your intestinal flora.

21.- Pay attention to magnesium. If you lose water, you lose magnesium and you can start suffering with cramps. Therefore, magnesium must be incorporated into your diet.

22.- Drink tea. Tea contains caffeine, flavonoids and antioxidants, all of these will help you to burn fat.

Fruits, spices and aromas

23.-You can aromatize with cinnamon. Cinnamon decreases cholesterol levels and blood fats.

24.- Consume pineapples and papayas. They provoke enzymatic action that favors the combustion of fats.

25.- Spicy spices. They increase your body heat, so you expend more energy when you consume them.

Spicy food to lose weight

26.- Natural antioxidants. They help with fat reduction. Cabbage, broccoli, lettuce or cherries should always be part of your menu.

27.- Allow yourself a whim. Once a month, you can consume you favorite dish.

28.- Close the kitchen after 9.00pm. Temptations must be avoided.

29.- Writing helps. It’s good to make a daily list of activities that you can do to work towards your goal: fat loss.

Meditation and effort

30.- Meditation. Meditating reduces anxiety, and without anxiety you’ll eat less.

31.- Miracles don’t exist. There are no products that work magically. Only effort and will can give you good results.

32.- Do a shopping list. This way you’ll know what you need to buy and you can avoid temptations.

33.- Read labels. When it comes to purchasing packaged products, read the nutritional information on labels.

34.- Say no to sweets and candies.

35.- In restaurants, choose a low-calorie menu.

36.- Alcohol blocks weight loss.

Group of people making a toast

37.- No hurry. Rush generates anxiety and desire to eat.

38.- Motivation. Always keep in mind why you want to lose weight. Is it for your health? Are you doing it for your partner? Or just for aesthetics?

39.- Learn to say ‘no’ to everything that keeps you away from your goal.

40.- Stay active at work. Take advantage of breaks at work to move around and walk in the office.

41.- Acupuncture helps. There are many testimonies to support this.

42.- Have sun exposure. High vitamin D levels are fundamental.

Stress and precise sleep

43.- Reduce stress. Stress is one of the main factors that inhibits fat loss.

44.- Try to always sleep between seven and eight hours.

45.- Turn down your heater.

46.- Have products with a low calorie level in your fridge.

47.- Have patience and be constant with your metabolism. The process takes time.

48.- Enjoy and don’t become obsessed. Transform your effort into satisfaction for the achievements you make.

49.- Self-help groups. They tend to be a great motivation.

50.- Mental attitude. Losing fat requires a sustained mental attitude, with perseverance.

This text is provided for informational purposes only and does not replace consultation with a professional. If in doubt, consult your specialist.