“I loved the cropped top…but my belly fat!”
How many times did it happen to you when you go shopping? Most of the times you just reject dresses because it won’t suit you and due to what? – Belly fat.
Being fat is as normal as being slim and being healthy. But when we specifically talk about “Belly fat” we talk about “Toxic Fat”. It increases the risk of heart disease and strokes. And to be healthy we must adopt a healthy lifestyle.
You put a lot of efforts for losing your weight. You went for dieting, fasting, shed a lot of sweat at gym…but still your belly fat is teasing you cause it won.
You don’t need to work hard but always need to work smartly. Put fewer efforts and get the maximum result. But this can happen only when you know how to put “Right efforts to lose belly fat”.
You don’t need to worry about your belly fat and your damn favourite clothes anymore! We have brought you the secret tips.
When they say “do exercise”. It already sweats our body. And thus we are always prepared with numbers of excuses to skip exercise. And then you constantly remind yourself of “Reducing Belly Fat”.
But what if the exercise is more fun and not a scary thing.
Make it more fun.
Playing loud music and enjoying it?
Start jumping there. Aim for 40 jumping jacks with your favourite music.
Sounds good, right? Let’s try it 3 times a day. And whoa! No more belly fat!
2.Meditation to kick out stress
The more you stress out more you gain weight and specifically belly fat. More stress releases more stress hormone as known as cortisol which stimulates fat for fast energy which in result increase the appetite. And this fat gets settled at belly rather than hips and also known as “toxic fat”.
To manage chronic stress and thus cortisol level, meditating on a regular basis is necessary.
In the long term, meditation controls your stress hormone and thus your appetite. And in addition your willpower for losing belly fat and self-control for junk foods.
3.No Sugar Challenge
They add sugar and sweeteners to foods and beverages to improve the taste. Sugars are high in calories but void in all other vitamins and minerals which your body needs. displace the healthy foods which you really require and add fat especially in your belly area.
Take a “No Sugar Challenge” for 30 days and see the difference by yourself.
4.Sleep more, Weight less
When we sleep less, our body cooks up the recipe to gain weight, this may include abdominal fat. When you sleep less, you feel tired and thus may skip exercise, walking or running. Sleep is like nutrition to our body, get 7-8 hours of sleep every day.
Poor sleep can decrease your self-control and decision-making abilities and can increase the brain’s reaction to food. Poor sleep has also been linked to increased intake of foods high in calories, fats and carbs.
The excess insulin makes you hungrier and tells the body to store more calories as fat. Insulin resistance is a precursor for both type 2 diabetes and weight gain.
In one study, 11 men were allowed only four hours of sleep for six nights. After this, their bodies’ ability to lower blood sugar levels decreased by 40%.
A 16-year study involving more than 68,000 women found that those who slept less than 5 hours per night were significantly more likely to gain weight than those who slept 7 hours or more per night.
5.No Junk food – It will save you
Junk food is a synonym to ‘high-calorie food’, ‘refined carbs’ and ‘unhealthy fats’. These materials directly increase our belly fat.
It’s tasty thus not filling and we tend to overeat. However consumed in the excessive amount it may increase “Dopamine” in our brain. As a result, it can cause food addiction.
6.Green Tea and Exercise
Green Tea contains antioxidants, brain-healthy compounds and caffeine which boosts metabolism. Therefore, helps us to lose belly fat.
Tip: Green tea is more effective for losing belly fat, combine it with exercise and see the magic.
7.More water, More metabolism
Water is 100% calorie-free and it
is a natural appetite suppressant. Drinking water burns the more calorie as it helps in the metabolism of stored belly fat. Be well hydrated for the good functioning of your body and it will automatically help in losing excess fat.
How much water should you drink?
2,700 mL/day for adult women
3,700 mL/day for adult men
Data Source: https://www.medicalnewst
Tip: Squeeze lemon to the water to increase metabolism.
8.Walking and Burning calorie
Walking burns calorie and an extremely easy task to burn your belly fat.
Walk a lot. Whenever possible walk, because it’s an easy task. Take your dog on a walk or walk with friends More fun, isn’t it?
Aim for 10,000 steps a day.
What not to do?
Dieting: To lose belly fat? – A big “NO”
Diet restricts your intake of food in an attempt to lose weight. You restrict your intake to lose belly fat but once again you start eating more and thus it increases your weight. As a result, once again to lose fat you start dieting. it’s very unhealthy for your body to get expand and shrink again and again.
In conclusion, your mind is thus constantly dominated by when and how much you can allow yourself to eat. Dieting is a nightmare and will never help you to lose your belly fat.
A word from FashionBloodHound :-
Toxic Fat or Belly Fat makes us sick and tired. We are filling them in our body which is a missing puzzle as to why we feel unhealthy and tired.
It creates a burden for our body including fatigue, premature ageing, acne, depression, anxiety, emotional disorders, joint pain, heart disease and much more. Never ignore them.
Scale your weight on a regular basis.
Eat healthy, sleep well, exercise more and meditate often.
‘Start good habits and build the best lifestyle.