Losing weight is very simple, and I'm going to tell you how to do it.
You will need to learn how to count calories if you haven't already.
Counting calories is rather easy once you know how.
Start counting the amount of food you eat. Once you start counting calories each and every day, weight loss will become simple.
Once You Start Counting Calories, What's Next?
Now that you're counting calories each day, you simply need to choose a day and time to measure your body weight each week.
You need to choose a time that will lead to consistent and accurate measurements each week.
For example, always measure your body weight first thing in the morning on any day of your choice. Weigh yourself once per week on the same day each week. Measuring your body weight first thing in the morning after waking up ensures that you are in the same condition each time you measure.
I really want to stress that accurate measurements are very important.
Some days my weight can vary 4 pounds from morning time to night time. If you eat breakfast and then weigh yourself, you can really skew the measurement.
So please ensure that you measure under the same conditions each week. You can really turn weight loss made easy into a nightmare if you don't measure your body weight accurately.
By measuring your body weight each week, you'll be able to see if the amount of calories you are eating on average each week is sufficient for weight loss.
I recommend that you focus on losing 1 to 2 pounds per week.
If you are really overweight, two pounds will do the trick. If you are just trying to lose some fat around your tummy, then 1 pound will be sufficient.
One pound a week may not seem like much, but slow and consistent fat loss will lead to great progress and a better looking body. Losing fat at this rate will help you hold onto muscle.
1 pound of body fat is equivalent to about 2 cupfuls of body fat.
Weight Loss Made Easy Once and For All
Counting calories and measuring your body weight each week will help you to adjust your diet for weight loss.
If you did not lose any weight in a one week period, you simply decrease the amount of calories you are eating until you start losing weight.
It may take some practice at first for you to find that calorie level, but you'll become an expert in weight loss in no time. Continue decreasing calories over the weeks until you get to the body weight that you want.
The body weight that you think you want might not always turn out to be what you thought or even hoped. Body weight is not a good indicator of progress.
I suggest you learn how to measure body fat percentage because this is the true indicator of the progress you've made.
When you lose weight, you want to focus on losing fat and not muscle. Muscle burns calories, which only helps you to lose more fat. Losing muscle is working against your goals. Use weight lifting to hold onto muscle and build new muscle while losing weight.
Why Does Everyone Have This “Target” Body Weight?
You can take a guess at what you want your body weight to be, but I guarantee that you'll change your mind. What really counts is what you look like.
Body weight is not important compared to what you look like.
What if you look absolutely perfect at 150 pounds, but you want to weigh 140 pounds?
You look great at 150.
There's no need to lose 10 more pounds just so you can be 140 pounds. I hope you understand what I'm saying. Use the mirror instead of the scale to get to where you want to be.
Only use that scale to help you adjust your calorie intake for each week.
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