Weight problems are common among people of all age groups. The most common complaint that people have about weight is about how to lose it. However, most people are unaware that not everyone of the same age needs to have the same weight. In fact, one’s body weight depends on a number of things including but not limited to age, height, Body Mass Index and even gender.
If you think you are overweight and would like to lose weight, first get yourself a general medical check up by testing blood pressure, BMI, blood sugar level and body fat percentage. Depending on this data you can design your weight loss routine by setting a long term goal of at least six months.
Easy to follow home tips to lose weight
The easiest way to lose weight is to burn the calories you are consuming on a daily basis. If you think you can burn the entire excess calorie in your body in a week then you mistaken. Think about all those weeks when you have gorged on calorific food and not burnt it. All the fat has accumulated and settled in your body, which needs to be burnt out slowly and steadily.
Run up and down the stairs for twenty minutes, taking a break every five minutes for half a minute. Make sure you wear shoes which cushion the shocks experienced by your knee and ankle while doing this exercise.
Drink a liter of water within two hours of waking up from your sleep. Make sure you also drink something with a minimum quantity of glucose in it right after this to maintain the level of micronutrients in your body.
Cut down on red meat and stick to lean meat. Therefore, beef and pork should be avoided and should be replaced with fish, chicken and turkey.
Stop buying white carbohydrates and stick to whole grain or multigrain cereal and bread for your daily diet. Eat small portions of food every two hours and avoid big meals through the day. Finish your dinner at least two hours before going to bed and eat your breakfast within two hours of waking up in the morning.