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10 Tips for Losing Fat Faster

1. Don't forget the heavy weights

Fitness experts often find that the old age idea of training with light weights and high reps for burning fat does not work. Instead using heavy weights for squat, bench press and deadlift often help you to lose fat faster.

2. Use supersets

While working out, always use super sets to get better results. Instead of straight sets of resistance training, it is always better to use supersets. If you’re trying to lose fat, you need to keep your heart rate high and take short breaks during workouts.

3. Reduce rest intervals

If you want to lose fat and lose it fast, you need to reduce the rest intervals. Do not pressed for more than 30 seconds between any set.

4. Use high-intensity interval training

High-intensity interval training or HIIT will help you burn more calories during the workouts. Besides burning more calories during the workout, it also improves your post exercise calorie burn for the next 24 hours. You can use the cardio machines to perform HIIT or you can go outdoors.

5. Don’t look for shortcuts

When you’re trying to lose fat, do not look for the short cuts, because even though you lose fat, you will not be able to sustain it for a longer duration and it is more likely that the fat you lose will come back. It needs hard work and dedication to lose the fat and maintain the lower body fat percentage.

6. Look out for the hidden calories

When you’re trying to lose fat, you need to watch out for the hidden calories. This calories are present in different foods and juices that you eat and drink every day. If you drink a glass of juice or makes your protein shake in juice, you are adding extra calories to your body. Sugar sweetened drinks, which include fruit juices and sodas add more and more calories to your body.

7. Time carb cycling

A successful fat loss program will always emphasize on cycling your carbohydrate intake. Cycling means reducing the total amount of carbs to a very low level per day for several days before allowing a high carb day. It is better to use the high carb day for a heavy workout session because the extra glycogen that you will receive will help you to go through the tough training sessions.

8. Tricking the taste buds

It is possible to trick your taste buds. You can replace higher fat foods with low of fat alternatives. It will reduce the total calorie intake you have in a day. Even though people always fear that lower fat versions of the foods will not be as tasty as the higher fat foods, but it is not true. It is possible to find some tasty alternatives which will taste good and will also cut down your calorie intake noticeably at the same time.

9. Drop the junk foods

If you’re trying to lose fat faster, you will have to remove the junk foods from your home and from your diet. Anything that you tend to overeat should be removed from your kitchen. Snack foods and candy are very tempting and can derail your efforts to lose fat. Junk foods always cause the problem of fat and obesity and so it’s better for you to keep away from them.

10. Adopt the lifestyle

If you are trying to lose fat and maintain need for a longer duration, you need to adopt a lifestyle. Short-term simple dieting fixes will help you to lose fat for the short duration but it will not help you to maintain your lower body fat percentage for a longer duration.

 

References
1. Fat Loss Revealed By Will Brink
2. Weight loss and nutrition
3. Losing weight

 

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