How To Lose Belly Fat Tips – Gender, Exercise & Nutrition Secrets

Knowing where to start and having the desire to do so are the keys to losing belly fat. Lose belly fat tips will help you to have that flat stomach you aspire to. And then you can go for the six-pack. But first things first, a belly is a challenging area to get rid of but not impossible.

Men naturally retain fat around their mid-section, we like to call them love handles. Stress, lack of exercise and a poor diet all contribute to a fat belly. This type of fat is stubborn but can be reduced and even transformed into desirable flat abs. The combination of weight training, cardio exercise and lean muscle-building can get you to your goal.

Women can retain their baby fat after childbirth. Stress can put the pounds on and they are usually around the mid-section. Changes in hormones can also add to the waistline.

These methods apply to both men and women and people of all ages. Throw away your junk food, don’t have the temptation around your house and you won’t think about snacking on them. You will break the habit of reaching for cookies or chips when you want a snack. Junk food is high in sugar and refined carbs, this raises blood sugar levels and reduces the ability for the body to burn fat.

Avoid bad carbs like pasta, donuts, cake, white bread and biscuits. These foods cause bloating and poor digestion. Good carbs like vegetables and fruits should be eaten as well as oats, brown rice and sweet potato. Whole grains should be eaten as much as possible. Mix up protein, carbs and vegetables for a good diet. Portion control matters, protein servings should be the size of a credit card, carbs the size of your palm and the majority of your meal should be vegetables. Eating to many carbs will turn to sugar as your body can’t process them.

Do not eat late night snacks as there is no time to work off those calories. This will raise your blood sugar and that sugar will turn into fat. Decrease your alcohol intake, the fat you will accumulate will go to your waist, the beer belly is evidence of this. There is no nutrition in alcohol. Limit yourself to a glass of wine or just one beer.

Get up and exercise, don’t be a couch potato. Hire a personal trainer, go to the gym, walk around your neighborhood and park the car a distance from the store to get a few more steps in. Building muscle speeds metabolism. Interval training and circuit training burns fat fast. Vary your workout routine and you will shed pound more easily. Combining different types of exercise will keep your body from a routine and will ensure that the pounds drop not only faster, but with fun involved. Exercising with a friend or colleague always makes it that much more interesting.

Belly fat protects vital internal organs and is natural. By eating healthy and exercising you are well on your way to a new you. Make it fun and find some new recipes to try out for you and your loved ones.

How to Lose Weight? – Some Diet, Exercise and Homeopathy Tips for Losing the Extra Flab!

“Losing weight” seems to be on the New Year agenda of most people. Among 10 people I asked “what your New Year resolution is, more than 6 people answered that they want to lose weight and get into shape! Well, not a bad trend, right? But why today particularly the younger generation admires being thin so much? Probably the ramp-models have the answer. The size zero is quickly becoming popular and even the middle aged moms are trying hard to fit in the jeans of their twenties. Is it the right thing or we need to think more?

Let’s see-

One thing is sure that having extra flab on the body is not a healthy sign. Flab means fat, not muscle. Therefore, losing this flab should be the priority no doubt. Lesser the activity level, more one should worry for the flab. Yes! Read the sentence carefully. Today scientists have found a great positive relation between health and activity level. Regular the exercise, lesser are the chances of ill-health relatively irrespective of your weight.

But one should also understand here that more the weight, lesser is the activity level in many cases (due to inability to move faster) and this further contributes to high fat. How to halt this vicious cycle? Can we?

The answer thankfully is YES!

If you were lean, thin and healthy in your twenties, you have every right to remain so in your mid-forties and thereafter too. What exactly goes wrong? Many women think that childbirth is the culprit that contributed to their flab. Many men think their highly stressful job is the reason. But the fact is that despite child birth and stressful jobs, there are men and women that can maintain ideal body weight and live healthy life. So, why can’t we? We can too!

What can be done?

  • Steer clear of myths-

(1) We should follow strict diets if we want to lose weight– The foremost pre-requisite to idealize your weight and health is not to fall prey to the rumors. You must have seen (or done yourself) many people staying just on either bananas, hot water, soups, or ‘just’ vegetables for days together! This is one of the top myths that eating less will reduce your weight. It will not. It will just weaken your immune system and make you vulnerable to graver diseases. So firstly, stop any such staple diets if you are following. Our body needs enough quantity of all ingredients of diet including carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, and trace elements to be able to cope with the wear and tear. Only-carbohydrate or Only-protein diets might help for a temporary duration to reduce weight (you tend to reduce muscle mass too during the process and not just fat). But once you wean off these diets, you tend to put on more weight, because obviously you cannot follow such stipulated diets for life (I hope you do not; otherwise…hats off to you!)

(2) Having just 2 full-meals per day– Many elderly are happy because they feel we are eating just two times a day and not recurrently. This is another myth that makes us fat. When you leave larger gaps between your meals, you obviously tend to eat lot more than can be properly digestible. Therefore, the excess sugars and proteins tend to get converted into fat and it deposits beneath your skin and in the arteries (leading to atherosclerosis)

(3) Eating fat-less diets can reduce weight– remember that fat is also an essential element of diet. Just we need to take it in stipulated quantity not to exceed beyond limits. Have seen many patients who deprive themselves of fat completely. What they get in turn is the shriveled old-looking skin. Fat is the natural moisturizer and toner for your body and therefore essential. Just reduce the excess quantity you eat and it will not affect you detrimentally.

(4) Joining the gym is the only way to lose weight– well, here we are not belittling the importance of gym exercises but let’s not make it the rule. There are many ways of exercise by which you can stay fit. Rather, in many cases, some of the gym exercises are harmful for certain people. People with joint problems and cardiac disease should exercise great caution while joining the gym. More than that, stipulated kind of exercises for weeks and months together reduce the interest. Instead, engaging ourselves in different types of exercises keep our motivations alive for longer (probably this is what we need the most). You can jog, swim, dance, or cycle your way to health!

  • Treatment Regimes for losing weight-

(1)Lose your weight homeopathically-

We homeopaths always stress the importance of homeopathic treatment for weight reduction. Here I am not advertising any patent homeopathic medicine for weight loss. We are talking about classical homeopathy. Does it help? Yes, it helps in lot more ways than we anticipate. The major reason why homeopathic medicines help in weight reduction is their ability to act on mind.

“Mind” plays a very crucial role in maintaining or enhancing your weight. It is mind that makes you stressed and you tend to eat more or less. It is the mind that makes you dull to start your exercise regime. It is mind that encourages you too to take the issue of obesity seriously and do something constructive about it.

And homeopathy helps in all these aspects to shape your mind and make it do what needs to be done. It is not exaggeration. Have seen absolutely lazy patients take up exercise regimes scrupulously once they are on constitutional homeopathic treatment, because of the ability of homeopathic remedies to act on higher planes. Same goes true for maintaining ideal diets.

The homeopathic medicine also helps the person to tide over the hormonal imbalances that contribute to excess weight. Therefore, when a patient of hypothyroidism and/or polycystic ovarian disease starts homeopathic treatment, the apparent edema on the body disappears gradually and makes the patient fitter to achieve his or her goals.

(2)Exercise-

As discussed above, there is no option to exercising your way to health. If someone tells you to follow a regimen that excludes exercise for weight loss, they are lying to you! Try to inculcate variations in your regime not to get bored and feel energetic for years to come. Adding this component to your day to day life is the most rewarding experience you can give your body, mind, and spirit. Couple it with relaxing techniques and your benefits get doubled!

Some auxiliary tips for losing weight-

  1. Drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of plain water per day
  2. Have enough fiber, for it will boost up bowel health and avoid constipation. Also it is one of the sure shot ways to delay ageing
  3. Recognize bodily deficiencies and seek natural supplementary help from an expert
  4. Eat frequent small meals (preferably 2 to 3 hourly)
  5. Be consistent in your regimens. To make that happen, set smaller goals and reward yourself when you accomplish them
  6. Some meditation techniques help a great deal in stabilizing one’s absurd eating behavior and providing the essential motivation to do your best
  7. Steer clear of the myths and don’t fall prey to heavy advertising of patent diet pills, unless you verify their authenticity via an expert

May the year 2011 bring lots of happiness, health and fitness for you to stay for life!

How To Lose Chest Fat – Women’s Guide To Getting Rid Of Embarrassing Armpit-Cleavage

How to lose chest fat is something that most women who are overweight struggle to find an answer to as they attempt diet after diet. And while it can be tempting to turn to dangerous diet pills or eating plans that have you hungry or starving to try give you the answer to how to lose chest fat, these are NEVER the right answers for long term weight-loss or health.

Instead, we can use some easy techniques and methods that BILLIONS of skinny Asian women with lean bodies do to look fantastic, even right after having a baby!

Today I’m going to show you some tips that answer how to lose chest fat that Asian women use each day to firm up that area without working too hard or killing themselves at the health club.

How To Lose Chest Fat – The Skinny Asian Way

Whenever clients in my weight-loss classes ask me for suggestions on how to lose chest fat I always respond with programs that I know they’ll be able to follow without too much trouble. It’s not going to do them any good to try overly hard diets that are so difficult that they can’t possibly stick to them.

And while you’re not going to learn ALL of the best easy diet plans that Asian women use to burn fat and stay thin from just a single short article, you CAN pick up a tip or two that will allow you to get started on the road to a new you:

No amount of “spot-training” will solve the problem.

The only way you’re going to finally get rid of that annoying chest or armpit fat for good isn’t by doing endless dips, push-ups, or other weight-training exercises. If anything that will only make the problem worse.

Instead you need to train your body to burn fat in that area, even if it stubbornly refuses to. And the best way to do that is to get on a typical Asian high-protein/low-carb diet.

The space here is too small to go into the full details on the perfect formula how to lose chest fat, but basically you want to combine lean protein foods like chicken, fish, tofu, soy, cottage cheese, eggs, and other natural proteins, with high-fibrous vegetables like broccoli, spinach, carrots, cucumbers, bell peppers and tomatoes at every meal.

Do it exactly right and your body will be forced to burn long-term fat deposits all over your body, including from your chest and armpit area…providing you with increased energy, along with improving your toned shape due to your muscles being fed the nutrients they need to stay strong and healthy.

Remember: Protein + high-fibrous veggies = Fat-burning metabolic booster!

What If You Still Can’t Lose Chest Fat?

If you’re still struggling to get rid of chest and armpit fat, you’ll need to learn one of the most powerful secret free methods that Asian women do to force fat off their body in less than a month…WITHOUT starving or doing crazy workouts.