In the wake of HOCUS POCUS weight loss tactics, we find ourselves looking for get THIN quick tricks. Two minute abs, 16 second glutes, 3 day slim down, 1 pill a day keeps the fat away, and I am sure the list continues, but at the risk of further displaying my skepticism about these ridiculous hashtags, I will attempt to stick to the script. Do they work? Well for some snippet of time I am sure they provide the illusion of true weight loss, but more than anything they tend to be the culprit of a long cycle of YO-YO dieting and ineffective workout routines; Or what I affectionately refer to as the fitness and dieting conundrum. What is that you ask? Well its a cycle of dieting losing weight, dieting losing weight, and incorporating variety of short term quick fixes to get short lived results. These include fat burners and/or diet pills, commercial workout gimmicks, 8 year smoothie diets, the lemon, honey, Cayenne pepper starvation diet (that was a joke) but I suspect you get my drift; and all the other low effort high return dieting techniques.
Why this doesn't work long term? They don't work long term BECAUSE you are not doing them long term (at least I hope not). As with anything you can't diet for three weeks and think that regardless of what you do the results will always be there. Your body is a running machine and what you put in, is what you get out. Furthermore, m
Most of these QUICK dieting techniques are prompting you to LOSE water weight. So you aren't really losing FAT, Your losing WATER that creeps right back on you as you stop starving and/or poisoning yourself. As far as the 1 day abs and 2 day booty workouts they are not real. It takes a fair amount of time to build and sculpt your body. Even when you do, it takes a considerable amount of effort to maintain it. Therefore it is imperative that you set realistic goals about your results.
Now! there is nothing wrong with using supplements or attempting various exercise techniques as long as it is coupled with a good diet and continuous exercise. That is the key to long term sustainable weight loss. Ideally, supplementation should be in addition to a full wellness program and not take the place of a wellness program. Furthermore, exercise should be accompanied with a solid nutrition program. I get the question many times are supplements safe. This question is a bit comical to me because my response tends to be they are as safe as the chemicals that you find in your food that most people don't pay attention to. It is about balance and understanding how to incorporate each item successfully into your diet.
Set REALISTIC expectations. Ideally, 10-12 pounds per month is a pretty healthy and average goal
Get rid of the idea that you can lose 100 pounds in 1 month. NOT Happening unless you get a good surgeon on your team.
Stop thinking about the easy way out.
Think about your body development in phases. One goal at a time
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