Treading those Extra Pounds at home

Losing weight is our priority to stay slim so we can fit in those clothes that are may forever not hide in our wardrobes. However, on average do you know how much you’ll need to spend for a gym membership every year? It’s better not to check, it’s a big number. So, today I would like to tell you something about home exercise and diet meals. And that is, it’s cheap and convenient.

1. Home exercise

You can choose to build your own home gym with a treadmill, stationary bikes, and lifting exercise dumbbell sets. These types of gym equipment will burn those calories. For example, running on a treadmill provide the body a variety of workouts, such as working, jogging and running. Running for 20 minutes involves all the workout of all major muscles, builds cardiovascular endurance and burns calories. If you ran for 20 minutes at 6 mph, this will burn 229 calories, which is about 1 serving of Chobani Flip yogurt while running at 8 mph burns 299 calories. Burning 300 calories per day won’t necessarily lead to weight loss, but if you burn an excess of 300 calories daily, you’ll slowly start to lose weight. Over a full week, in which you burn an excess of 300 calories per day, you’ll lose roughly two-thirds of a pound!


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2. Home yoga

If you don’t want to run or cycle, many would prefer to practice yoga. Yoga is a perfect way to shape your body and enhance your disposition. One yoga mate will be more than enough. Calories burned during yoga vary widely – from 180 to 360 per hour. It depends on the type of positions you practice. Practicing yoga may also help you develop muscle tone and improve your metabolism. While restorative yoga isn’t an especially physical type of yoga, it still helps in weight loss. Just remember, deep breathing is the most important course in yoga. 


Photo From Krista Maguire, R.D., C.S.S.D.


3. Diet meals

Now, if you’re procrastinating and don’t want exercise at all. You may reduce your meals by dieting smart! Smart eating is an ideal way to reach your goal. There are many different diet meals out there. I wouldn’t want to list the pros and cons of each as there’s plenty of articles out there, but I would like to say that the most important thing is to consume fewer fatty oils, salt, and confectionery sugars. These types of foods are unhealthy and would quickly add weight to the body. Throughout dieting, remember to stick with protein, lean meat, and vegetables. High-protein diets can also reduce cravings and obsessive thoughts about food by 60%, and reduce the desire of late-night snacks. A diet based mostly on meat and vegetables contains all the fiber, vitamins and minerals you’ll need to be energized and healthy. 


Photo From Paige Smith, Krista Maguire, R.D., C.S.S.D.


Diet meal plans are available depending on goals and expectations and are great resources to teach you how to lose weight in five or seven days online. Of course, the best cure for the body is to get the heart pumping. Without exercise, your body is unable to boost metabolism, which in turn is unable to burn foods more quickly. So, one final saying to lose weight properly, and that is, if you want to lose weight, 30% really depends on your exercising and the 70% depends on how you eat.


Photo From Ilana Muhlstein, MS, RDN


Hope every girl could be a healthy and skinny girl!