4 keys to weight loss

Aboriginal off, let me alpha by saying this list is by no means exhaustive. However, if you can administer these 4 big components of a weight loss program, you will be on your road to a slimmer body.

Body the Foundation

Abounding bodies activate a weight loss program with their basal metabolic percentage (BMR), which is the amount of energy (calories) your body uses in a resting state, in the gutter. The answer then is to access your BMR so that you are burning added calories throughout the day, every day. Access the amount of calories you burn, access the amount of fat you lose. Makes sense, affirmative? The ace road to access your BMR is buttoned up adding muscle tissue. Females generally shudder at the abstraction of adding muscle due to their abhorrence of becoming “bulky.” Relax babe! It’s a babyish harder to add that affectionate of muscle mass than you anticipate. Besides, a babyish muscle mass goes a continued road toward achieving a leaner body. And this is what you appetite, adapted?

Specificity of Program

Not aloof any exercise program will accomplish for weight loss. Simply burning calories is not acceptable enough. The program must be designed to access specific hormonal responses that are conducive to weight loss. I’ll accord you a hint…hours and hours of cardio is NOT the answer!


This one appealing much speaks for itself. Accept you ever achieved anything abundant with an inconsistent accomplishment? Unless you accede failure a abundant achievement, you probably haven’t. You must exercise consistently to amuse the results you appetite! It amazes me how abounding bodies put so babyish accomplishment into their exercise program and complain about not seeing results. Even the most able-bodied designed programs are abortive if they are not adhered to on a consistent basis.


Again, this one goes without saying. You can’t expect to accomplish a leaner body by continuing your unhealthy eating habits. This isn’t to add that you should drop everything in your diet immediately and exchange it for “healthy” aliment. You would borderline up miserable and revert back to your aged habits within a month. Instead, practice moderation and don’t overindulge. Again, phase certain unhealthy foods out of your diet while introducing healthier foods. The transition will be easier to accomplish and a lot easier to advance.

Chad Anderson, CSCS operates an online fitness programming and in-at ease personal training service. He holds a BS degree in exercise science with a minor in nutrition and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist buttoned up the NSCA. You can appointment his website at www.afitsolutions.com.

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Originall posted November 9, 2012