If you are committed to losing weight and exercising regularly in order to keep your health in good shape, you do not have to worry about diets that will starve and deprive you of your creature comforts. According to established scientific research, you can lose significant amounts of weight simply by making some simple changes to your lifestyle and small habits that you have without giving much thought to them.
In this article, we will present you with some simple and easy to follow instructions. You can make these simple changes to our normal lifestyles and notice a significant loss of weight within a few months.
#1. Start recording how much you eat
It is of almost no thought to start eating a bag of chips or some other high fat and high calorie junk food without giving it a second thought. If you get a small notebook or journal, you can start recording what and how much you have just eaten. At the end of each day, you can calculate approximately calories you have taken in that day.
Keep a journal record of what you have eaten will also serve to make you conscious of what and how much you eat. This will hopefully motivate you to eat less food on your own with a conscious decision and so you will eat less. This have been scientifically proven, that keeping a log of food eaten causes people to start eating less than they would without a food log. It will also give you an idea of what kinds of foods you like to eat and how you can change your eating habits to eat healthier.
#2. Do ‘mini strength’ training
Apart from eating healthy foods, it is a good idea to also start a regular exercise regimen. Basic exercises that exercise your muscles, like push ups and squats are an easy and simple exercise to perform at any place and time, and they are just as effective as doing the same exercises at the gym.
The most basic rule that you should follow to make your exercises the most effective is to exercise continuously for 60 to 90 seconds. To burn extra fat, you can wear an exercise band to add more effectiveness to your basic exercises moves.