Lose Weight Fast

  • 21 Dec 2015
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If you’ve been trying to lose weight for a while and hit a plateau or you want to lose weight a little more quickly then there are a few things you can try:

1. Eat a low GL (Glycaemic Load) Diet

If you follow a low GL diet then you will find you are less hungry because it keeps your blood sugar even, so you automatically eat less. A low GL diet also helps to switch on genes that help you burn fat fast. I recommend a low GL diet based on eating a little more protein, mainly from fish and vegetable proteins such as beans, lentils, nuts and seeds, and less carbs as well as focusing on the low GL carbs such as wholegrain pasta, oat flakes, brown rice, quinoa and other such foods. The Low GL Diet Made Easy explains simply and clearly exactly how to follow a low GL diet - it is not complicated and you soon become used to this way of eating.

Healthy bowl of Muesli

2. Alternate Day Dieting and Intermittent Fasting

Burn Fat FastWhile a low GL diet is highly effective for weight loss you can speed up your weight loss even more by simply eating less every other day. All you need to do if you’re already following a low GL diet is to eat 35 GLs on ‘fast’ days (and around 800kcal) and then 50 GLs on ‘feast’ days. This way of eating naturally reduces your appetite on the ‘feast’ days, so 50 GLs is ample if you choose the right kind of foods. Exactly how to do this is explained in Burn Fat Fast.

3. Diet and exercise are the winning combination

Research has shown that the right kind of exercise with alternative day dieting can double weight loss.1 But what kind of exercise works?

The general view from many studies of exercise is that, for both all-round health and fitness, but also for weight burning, you need a balance between muscle-building exercise, called ‘resistance’ or strength training and ‘aerobic’ or endurance exercise. That might mean ......

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