Permanent Weight Loss Equals Healthy Weight Loss
Permanent and healthy weight loss can not only improve ones self-esteem, but it can also be an integral part of increasing overall physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. However, many weight loss approaches train the victim (You!) to do all the wrong things, and eat all the wrong foods, leading to rebound weight gain. If you lose weight in a healthy way, then you weight loss will be permanent.
Weight Watchers Damages Metabolism
I have seen so many people going to a program like Weight Watchers completely ruin their metabolism by losing more muscle than fat. They get applauded every week when they improve their weight loss by losing muscle. In the long run, this person ends up gaining the weight back because of the metabolic slow-down due to the loss of muscle, which is discouraging to say the least.
Diet and Detox Weight Loss
No healthy detox weight loss plan is complete without a well-balanced diet of REAL FOOD! I recommend a colorful mediterranean diet that is modified to be low glycemic index. Establishing a healthy diet does not mean taking away all carbs; nor does it mean stocking your shelf with low-fat diet foods. Rather, you should intake a diet full of lean proteins, plenty of non-starchy vegetables, and limited amounts of beans, healthy fruits and nuts. Optional would some limited amounts of whole grains. Of course, no detox diet would be complete without plenty of pure water.
Movement and Detox Weight Loss
In addition to a nutritious diet and plenty of water, movement is also important for detox weight loss. Regardless of what type of movement you enjoy, the important thing is to get Carbofix going! Try walking five times a week for about 30 minutes. Not only are you getting exercise and burning calories, but you are also moving lymph, and stimulating blood flow through your tissues – essential for proper detoxification.
If you live in a northern climate where walking outside might be dangerous in the winter due to slippery conditions, most malls welcome exercising walkers. If walking is not your thing, consider becoming a member of the local gym. There are typically many cardio options such as bikes, elliptical machines, stair stepping machines, treadmills, etc. In addition, most gyms offer weight machines, free weights, balls, etc. Most gyms also offer classes such as spin classes, aerobics classes, and more.
If you have to chose between cardio and resistance, the science shows that you will burn more fat with in the long run with resistance exercise, especially if you do large compound movements that work large muscles in groups, spiking your heart rate. This high-intensity approach will boost your metabolism for over 48 hours. So doing both resistance and aerobic exercise is best, but rest assured that a simple 150 minute a week walking program along with a scientifically-based detox diet weight loss plan will work
If you just can’t seem to go it alone, an investment in a personal trainer may be worth your while as you try to achieve some healthy fat burning. Though personal trainers may seem expensive, they can often prevent injuries by making sure you use the proper form.
I know that an injury may be a far-off thought for you right now, but trust me, an injury can really set back your weight loss and belly fat reducing goals dramatically. Imagine not being able to exercise at all! Rather than exerting maximal effort, the better choice is to dial it back a bit to prevent injury. Train don’t Strain is the watchword.