5 COMMON MISTAKES WHEN LOSING WEIGHT
In this material, we will tell you not about how and what to do to achieve the desired result, but about what not to do. Often our ideas, formed by a variety of, at times, unreliable sources of information, prevent us from achieving our goal. Read about popular misconceptions in this article.
- You can effectively reduce weight in 2-4 weeks.
Forming a slim and toned figure is a much longer work. In the course of it, you change not only externally – your hormonal background, metabolism, which simply cannot change dramatically, are corrected. It is very important to change your lifestyle gradually, while becoming not only beautiful, but also healthy.
- Dramatically cutting calories and skipping meals can help you lose weight.
For weight loss from adipose tissue, it is very important to eat a balanced diet and maintain adequate calorie intake. If you want to lose quality quality, you should reduce your usual daily diet by 300-500 kilocalories. With a strong reduction in calories, you will lose muscle tissue, while conserving and sometimes increasing fatty tissue. It’s a shame!
- You can lose weight if you exclude meals after 18.00.
Your body lives and functions every second, and for this it needs fuel. Long intervals of hunger (skipping meals in the evening ensures fasting for more than 12 hours) can disrupt proper metabolism. They can also be the reason for the lack of weight loss or loss of the achieved result.
- Limiting or completely eliminating bread and simple sugars from the daily diet is mandatory when losing weight.
There is a more radical form of this misconception – the complete exclusion of carbohydrates from food. In no case should this be done – without carbohydrates, the normal vital activity of the body is simply impossible. When working on weight loss, it is important to control their quantity and quality. The optimal proportion between complex and simple carbohydrates is 90% and 10%, respectively. The total amount of carbohydrates in the daily diet should be 60-65%.
- Eating only low-fat foods helps you lose weight.
The production of many hormones is directly related to the amount of fat in your diet. Lack of fat can alter the activity of the major endocrine glands. This can become a serious obstacle to achieving results and even contribute to weight gain.
If you want to lose weight and improve your figure, do not forget about the training program. It must be properly designed and appropriate for your purpose.