3 Tips To Maintaining A Healthy Weight

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Losing weight can seem like a mystery to many people. Every person's body is different so it can be hard to predict what your body will do in certain circumstances. However, there are some things which prove to be more effective than others when it comes to weight loss. Here are some things you should try.

1. Circuit and Interval Training

In order to burn fat, you have to get your heart rate up to a certain level. This means that if you are jogging or walking for even a long period of time, you may never get your heart rate up enough to be in the fat burning zone. In order to burn fat you need to get that heart really pumping. Thus, intervals and circuits are some of the best exercises for weight loss.

A great exercise would be to sprint for 30 seconds, and then run at a normal pace for 30 seconds for a 20-minute period. Getting your heart up like that can be very effective. In addition, adding weights with high intensity spurts of cardio can be very helpful. In order to lose weight you should try this rather than low intensity training.

2. Add More Fiber To Your Diet

Fiber is an important part of the diet. Many people don't get enough fiber in their diet, which can contribute to weight loss. Eating fiber will help to improve the digestive functioning so that you can get rid of excess fat and toxins from the body.

You can get fiber through whole grains, and some fruits and vegetables. You can also add things like chia seeds, supplemental granola bars and other foods to help you get more food in the diet.

3. Stay Off The Scale

In the beginning it might be discouraging to make all these changes and not see the results right away. In fact, it can take time for your body to adjust, and you might even notice a change in your body, such as loss of inches rather than pounds. As long as you are making changes to your diet and exercising often you can be sure that your body is getting healthier. In some cases the scale isn't always the best determinate of how healthy you are. Instead, talk to your doctor about what realistic goals you should set for your health.

By doing these things you can lose weight and get healthy. 


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