Weight Loss for Women
There could be many reasons behind women gaining weight like sedentary lifestyle, emotional reasons, theureupatic reasons, eating habits and the love for chocolates. If you are a woman and looking to lose weight then here are tips to make you understand the body psychology.
For healthy lifestyle it is important to get all the daily nutritional requirement like protein for muscles and hair, carbohydrates for energy for the work that you do, good fats like omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids and goof fats for normal growth along with vitamins and minerals for various bodily functions. On the other hand to maintain a healthy and fit outer appearance it is important to balance the food intake and and body requirement and not starving the body with its nutritional requirements.
Diet: Women are fond of food and love gossip munching which unrealisingly makes them consume hundreds of calories through different sources. Our bodies require a certain number of calories, in order to manage the weight the calorie intake has to be monitored, again not missing on the nutrition.
Fix it: Firstly know your body metabolic rate, the rate at which your body burns calories. Once you know your metabolic rate or the calorie requirement start eating the healthier food options spread over the daily caloric requirements. Get this right and you will see the change.
Water: Water is important for flushing out the toxins from the body and for better body metabolism. If there is less water in the body then the body would store the water resulting in slower metabolism and swelling of feet, legs, face etc. Also water is important because some women have water weight problem or water retention where the body holds more water than it should showing a gain in weight and bloating.
Fix it: To increase the metabolism drink lots of water keeping the body well hydrated and better metabolism. Drink cold water it will further revv it up. To get rid of water weight reduce the salt consumption as the body tends to retain more water when the salt saturation is more. Eat less salt in your diet and drink more water.
Exercise: Women don’t like much exercises as muscle building gives them a manly look. But looking beyond exercise is important for weight loss to burn the stored fat and the extra calories in the body. Women want a toned body, flat stomach and nice hips which can happen with exercise if you have not got it naturally.
Fix It: You would not gain muscles until you lose the fat from the places and muscle gain is with weights which you can avoid. Choose some aerobic exercises which involves fast movement of the body increasing the heart rate for more calorie burn. Perform squats for glutes, lunges for thighs, women pushups for arms and upper body. Get a exercise plan according to your body requirements and you would move towards a toned body.
Medical conditions: Women gain weight after their menopause, post pregnancy and hormonal change like hypothyroid etc. There are cases of weight gain due to side effects of medicines which can load you up.
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