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Many want to have a thin figure. To be thin means to be slim, and a healthy lifestyle will help you to be slim. There is no quick and safe way to lose weight and maintain weight. Extreme diets and great physical activity give a temporary effect, so the only way to lose weight and not gain weight again is to change habits. The result will depend on these changes, so it’s up to you to decide how significant changes you need. If you are prepared for difficulties, follow the recommendations in this article.
Many women confuse harmony with pathological thinness. A well-established medical fact is the need for a certain amount of fat for the normal functioning of the female body. It contributes to the regular flow of the menstrual cycle and normal conception. A certain category of women who are inclined to “slimness” at all costs fanatically destroy any pathetic crumbs of fat, mercilessly ruining their femininity in every sense. The result of this attitude to your body can be either anorexia or disorders in the genital area. Therefore, the basic principle in undertakings to create an ideal body is moderation and the absence of radical fanaticism.
General recommendations for lovely women who want to lose weight are:
1. Sport. This is the healthiest and most enjoyable way to make your body strong, slim and fit. Extra pounds and hateful folds are the result of a sedentary lifestyle, when you eat tasty things rich in carbohydrates, and do not torment yourself with physical activity. The whole body of unspent potential energy, the body, obeying the primeval instinct of primitive man, carefully puts as fat - for the "hungry years". He doesn’t even know that hunger does not threaten you in the near future. Therefore, it is necessary to imitate hungry times in order to lose the “most valuable” supply of fat, carefully prepared by instinct and nature.
In order not to harm the body, you should choose harmless sports. We can include to them:
- Run. Daily jogging will not only help tone your hips and calves, but also strengthen your heart and nervous system. For jogging, you should choose places that are far from streets with busy traffic. Otherwise, instead of a charge of vigor and strength, you risk getting poisoned by exhaust gases. A park or a forest belt is best. If you live very far from the nearest decent park in the slightest degree, then a treadmill will come down. It is important to use it in a well-ventilated or air-conditioned room.
- Cycling. This type of physical activity can completely replace running, removing excess fat and making your butt, hips and lower legs elastic, athletic and fit.
- Fitness. This sport will help you tidy your whole body. Fitness gives loads to various muscle groups, helping to burn body fat in the most unexpected places. After practicing fitness for just a few months, you will find muscles in yourself in places you were not even aware of. In addition, you will feel a general improvement in well-being, your body will gain ease and ease in movement.
- Yoga. This type of gymnastics is not suitable for everyone. It requires complete dedication, persistent and often painful training. At the same time, it helps to learn to control your breathing, find peace of mind and discover the unknown possibilities of your body. Elimination of excess fat will be only the first step towards finding mental and physical harmony. Yoga is not just gymnastics, it is a whole philosophy of life, by accepting which, you can control your life as you wish
- Pilates. Swimming is extremely beneficial for our body. Gymnastics in water, helping to get rid of excess weight, minimally harms our joints and spine, strengthening the muscles of the back and abdomen.
A good addition to sports activities is a visit to the bath or sauna. There, the body is cleansed of toxins and accumulated fatigue.
If you do not strive for a fantastically perfect body, then with fairly intense physical exertion, you can from time to time indulge yourself with your beloved, but so delicious “snacks” for your figure.
2. Food. Together with the lifestyle, our diet has the most direct fusion on the slimness of the figure. Of course, the greatest effect is provided by proper nutrition, coupled with physical exercises, but if you do not intend to strain your body with physical exercises, then the menu will certainly have to be adjusted.
To maintain the elegance of forms, you must:
- Eat regularly - often, but little by little. So your body will receive exactly as many nutrients as needed for the rhythm of activity in which you live.
- Give up sweets and muffins. Drink as many freshly squeezed juices and water as possible.
- Give preference to easily digestible food. Eat more seafood, fish, cheeses, vegetables in the form of salads and stews. Refuse fried, smoked and fatty.
- Eat more cereals. Especially useful cereals in combination with fruits.
- Do not abuse salt, sugar and other spices. They cause fluid retention in the body, creating swelling in the most unpleasant places.
- Eat lean meat - veal, chicken, rabbit meat boiled and stewed.
- Do not eat in the evenings. Limit yourself to kefir or a light salad of seafood or vegetables.
3. Daily regime. Try to go to bed and get up at the same time. This will save the body from the stresses that we so love to seize with goodies.
4. Have more rest. By rest we mean not lying on a sofa with a book, but active walks in the fresh air. Go hiking in summer, ski in winter. Take reasonable sun baths.
5. Give up alcohol and tobacco. The regular use of these products includes them in metabolism, disrupting it, leading to obesity, shortness of breath, lethargy and apathy, and certainly does not contribute to your body gaining the desired harmony.
Become slim in a week: empty words or reality?
To begin with - a few rules that are followed with all severity:
- Be sure to get enough sleep. Otherwise, the body functions sluggishly and is not able to process all the calories we ate during the day.
- Teach your body small meals. In fact, a saturation signal enters the brain much later than the fact of saturation, which leads to unnecessary calories. You need to get up from the table with a slight sense of hunger.
- If you are still tormented by hunger, drink a rosehip broth, green, black or herbal tea.
- We limit the amount of daily intake of sugar and sugar-containing products.
- We prefer walking on the street and on the stairs.
- Do not violate the basic principles of the diet - if you have agreed on some products for today, in no case do not eat others. This will significantly reduce the effectiveness of the diet.
- Alcohol-containing drinks during the diet (except for dry and semi-dry wine) are removed away to the bar.
- We exclude from the diet bakery products and cereals.
And now - the main part. To begin with, we learn how to brew the main drink of this diet - wild rose. For brewing, it is better to purchase an ingredient on the market, as in a pharmacy the fruits are often overdried and have lost a lot of valuable properties. The broth is brewed at the rate of 1 berry per 100 ml. boiling water. It is advisable to use for brewing a thermos. You can drink rosehips hot or cool - as you like. Since the rosehip itself contains a sufficient amount of sugar, you should not add it to the drink.
The best part about this diet is that you can eat as much as you like, but in small portions and often.
|1 day||Hard Boiled Eggs|
|2 day||Boiled chicken|
|3 day||Cottage cheese|
|4 day||Fish - cooked or baked in the oven|
|5 day||Fruits other than bananas and grapes (they contain high amounts of sugar)|
|6 day||Vegetable Salad with Vegetable Oil|
|7 day||Boiled veal, lamb or beef|
Those who are seriously interested in this diet can extend it for 3 days. On the eighth day you can eat low-fat varieties of cheese. On the ninth day, hold out on yogurt. And devote the tenth day to drinking exclusively rose hips. If you lasted until 10 days - honor to you and praise.
It should be noted that the more magnificent your forms, the more noticeable will be the effect of such a dietary system. If you were very slim before the diet, do not expect a large outflow of extra pounds.
Slim figure for a month
In order to bring your figure in order for a month (for example, before the vacation), you must adhere to the following recommendations:
- Sudden weight loss is a huge stress for the body. The heart and digestive organs suffer. The body should be rebuilt under the new diet gradually. Therefore, do not start to lose weight dramatically. Reduce your daily calorie intake from 1,500 to 900 to 200 per week. This will ensure a phased and smooth transition of the body to the new regime. Another disadvantage of most “quick” weight loss recipes is the equally quick weight return at the end of the diet. Only a comprehensive and thorough diet can give you a sustainable result.
- The main products that you should eat during the diet are fish, any vegetables and fruits (except bananas and grapes), bran, oatmeal, low fat cottage cheese, egg white and chicken breast. We also recommend reading an article about which foods burn fat.
- Say goodbye to pasta, sweets and buns, corn and potatoes.
- In the morning we eat well and plentifully, at lunch we observe reasonable moderation, and for dinner we eat the very minimum.
- An agonizing hunger is just as harmful as an overeating. If the stomach reduces hunger, eat some fruits or vegetables, drink low-fat kefir. Herbal tea with a spoon of honey, as well as sauerkraut, will help well from hunger.
- Consumption of whole grain bread, cereal is optimal to carry out before lunch. After dinner, low-fat dairy products, vegetables, chicken and fish are helpful.
- Keep a weight loss journal in which to keep track of the weight and quantity of foods consumed. This will help to avoid mistakes in the future.
- On the eve of the last week, make blitz weight loss. For a week, eat buckwheat (250 grams), soaked overnight in hot water or kefir. This dish is eaten with an interval of two hours five times a day. During breaks, you can have a snack with apples and kefir.
Finding harmony without exhausting diets
Here we outline the basic principles, compliance with which will help to achieve the desired degree of harmony.
Rationality of nutrition. To comply with this principle, it is not at all necessary to give up beloved sweets and starchy foods. The main thing here is moderation.
The second fundamental factor in good nutrition is junk food ban after 20-00. If you really want to eat, a few fruits and kefir are at your service.
Separation of nutrition. The meaning of such nutrition is in the differentiated (separate) consumption of proteins and carbohydrates. This means eating main dishes without a carbohydrate-containing side dish and bread. It is allowed to serve vegetables as a side dish (but not potatoes).
Active lifestyle. We have already mentioned the crucial role of sport in building a figure that is enchanting in its harmony. If there is not enough time for full-fledged sports, morning exercises with the subsequent contrast shower are quite enough.
Visits to physiotherapeutic spa treatments and saunas. Active influence on the body with the help of aromatic oils, massage and sauna will allow you to strengthen the effect of proper nutrition a hundredfold.
The most important factor in giving your figure harmony and grace is your sincere desire to achieve this, even at the cost of losing some pleasures.