Top 3 methods to really speed up your fat loss



If you are already taking 5 – 8 small meals, controlling carbohydrate intake at dinner, doing cardio, drinking enough water and getting a sufficient amount of sleep, but still think that the fat loss is very slow – here are 3 ways that can really accelerate your fat loss.

Introduce healthy fats in your diet: There is a lot of ‘fat phobia’ around us. People try and avoid every possible kind of fat to avoid weight gain. Actually, all fats are not bad for you and may have heard this before – It’s true. If you take in unsaturated fats in moderate amounts, they help you lower cholesterol, burn fat, increase energy levels, increase the weight loss hormones and help you avoid going into starvation. Another benefit of these fats is that they slow down absorption which means that you get continuous and prolonged energy rather than one spike. Some examples of healthy fats are avocados, almonds, peanuts and peanut butter, fish oil etc. Make them a regular part of your diet and you will see how they help you shed those inches.

Do some high intensity workouts: I am not saying you need to workout at very high intensities all the time, but you should have at least 2 workouts a week which are not just low intensity cardio. High intensity workouts can be strength training, circuit training, HIIT, body weight training, taebo etc. HIIT is the best one, but if you are not really into HIIT, then concentrate on full body workouts working all major muscle groups. Just push yourself more than you normally do. These high intensity workouts will help accelerate fat loss due to a higher EPOC effect and also tone up your muscles. Other benefits are to do with hormones that help you burn fat.

Introduce Zig-zags in both your diet and workouts: Never and I am mean NEVER continue doing the same thing day in day out. Our brain and body are programmed to adapt to whatever we are doing. If exercise or diet becomes a norm for your body, you will stop seeing any major results or benefits. Introduce zig-zags i.e. doing one thing one day and another thing the next. You can have zig-zags in your diet with respect to calories and carbohydrates which have both proven to be very effective. Another kind of zig-zag used is in the exercises – alternating between high intensity and low intensity. It gives you the benefit of both methods and avoids you getting burnt out. You can also alternate between muscle building and fat loss on a week by week zig-zag to burn fat and build muscle.

Each and everyone one of my clients have seen a increase in their fat loss after practicing the three points above. There is a lot of research available to support these methods. I have only giving you some very basic ideas about each of these methods, just to guide you as to what is possible. Please leave comments if you need more information about any of the above and also leave any feedback. Till next time guys – Lots more to come.






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17 comments:

smithtraining said...

There is a great benefit acquired from losing weight. Though losing weight is not easy, the long term effects brought by it would probably be of help to anyone considering to shed those unwanted and unhealthy pounds

Matthew said...

You are 100% right on with this article...especially the zig zag part, very very important...

Usman Pasha Siddiqui said...

Matthew, zig zag is something that people don't give much importance to. I'm glad you think it is useful too :)

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Lydia said...

I've tried to workout but I stopped because I felt tired. Is there any way to motivate me to do such?

Mary said...

I wish i would of known about the zig-zag thing. i was doing the eliptial everyday for the past couple of months and i didnt see any results at all and one of the trainers told me that i have to change it up and now I felt stupid. so i stop going to the gym for about month. i just mainly have fat on my stomach that i dont know how to get rid of.

hope you can help me. im not a very strong runner/jog

love your site though =)

Rags said...

Ur suggested methods is awesome. Good Job :D

Rags

Val said...

Have a great weekend!keep up with more fresh ideas.

fish oil benefits said...

I started biking with my brother, and then added walking and swimming at the YMCA because i was bored. You are right...it works. I found out by accident:-)

And the fish oil cannot be beat for so many reasons. I take it several times a day, and recently upped my dose due to a car wreck and it helped me heal 100% faster!

Usman Pasha Siddiqui said...

Lynda, please search my articles for the article on motivation to workout.

Usman Pasha Siddiqui said...

Mary, please keep following my articles. There are lots of hints and tips in it for you. For easy home workouts to extreme fat loss diets.

Usman Pasha Siddiqui said...

Thanks rags and Val

Steve v4.7 said...

The "zig-zag" thing has really helped me on more than one occasion. Great post.

Chemist said...

due to my work timings not suitable to go gym i prefer doing some exercise at home only. On weekends i do Yoga and now i am thinking to buy a machinery which helps in loosing some weight.
any recommendations ?

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