Losing weight is hard on a person both physically and mentally. You are fighting with yourself and the daily, unhealthy routine you have grown accustomed to. Sometimes this struggle isn't easy on the wallet either. Losing weight on a budget can be discouraging for some. Expensive gym memberships or swimming classes can reek havoc.
Furthermore, to enjoy facilities like yoga or aerobics or zumba, one has to find qualified and experienced instructors, which fortunately or unfortunately are popular in expensive membership based health clubs. However, this should not be a cause for concern. Follow my instructions and you can achieve the results you want without spending a lot of money.
Before we begin, a very important thing to understand here is that losing ten pounds quickly is a tough battle. Especially considering that we are not relying on experts, classes, or expensive gyms.
Six Inexpensive Habits, Diet Tips, and Exercises
- Water is your best friend! In fact, it is your only friend when it comes to beverages. In order to lose ten pounds fast you will have to first of all faithfully commit yourself to the idea of eliminating soft drinks, boxed juices, energy/sports drink and even sweetened and flavored water from your diet. A good water intake is essential. The only exception, rather the only substitute with zero calories is green tea. Provided no extra ingredients like sugar is added to it.
- No carbohydrates The easiest and surest way to ensure not taking on unwanted calories in your diet is by eliminating carbohydrates from it. Carbs break in to sugar in the body and are never a good option to pursue even if a person is not trying to lose weight. To lose ten pounds fast get rid of all carbs from your diet for example; white bread, white rice, potato products etc.
- Walking balances everything, you do not have to spend any kind of money on it and at the same time it helps you reduce weight quickly. Walking can easily be converted to jogging, however the person has to build stamina first so they have to start off by brisk walking and take a couple of days and convert that walking into jogging, so that you burn double the calories. To lose ten pounds fast rigorous combination of two needs to be adopted. To walk all you need is a clear road or maybe a rugged surface it doesn’t matter, the point is not a single penny is coming out of your wallet and you have a routine that will help you melt the pounds away. Provided, let us stress this point properly, at least go for walking and jogging twice a day for 45 minutes.
- Rent or borrow a bicycle. Cycling stimulates and enhances your leg muscles while simultaneously working your arms, backs and all other important joints and muscles. Because cycling is a complete body workout it has the added benefit of a fast weight loss, which is vital for anyone looking to lose quick weight. However, one needs to be careful of keeping ones diet in check while cycling, as you tend to get hungry after a extensive full body workout. It is advised that after spending time exercising on your bicycle, you eat fruits or some other healthy food. Say you do not have a cycle and cannot manage to get one either, don’t be discouraged it is almost imperative that you take part in the community and partake in competitive sports. The biggest pro of taking such a step is that you will not have the need to join a gym and spend large amounts of your hard earned money. All you need to do is locate a nearby park from your house, pick a sport and let it rip. You can pick from a wide array of competitive sports, the basic idea is to run around, ensure that every muscle in your body has a good workout. But above all, it is most important that regardless of the sport you pick, you have fun. Competitive sports like football, baseball and basket ball are a great idea. Get up run, and let’s burn those calories.
- Never skip breakfast. Skipping breakfast is one of the worst practices that you can adopt. A nutritious breakfast is key to your entire day and sets the tone for your entire day of exercise. As an extension to this, always keep in mind not to skip any meals in the process. A balanced diet is probably the best method you can adopt to lose weight fast, deliberately staying hungry for 5 hours is not doing you any favors and will only harm you. The mindset which encourages starving never lasts long time. Consistently controlling your diet is key. Moreover, eat lean protein. Adopting this method of diet can drastically reduce your calorie consumption, proteins also aid in increasing your metabolism and helps to regulate lean muscle mass. This is arguably the single most important way to achieve and maintain a quick and healthy weight loss. Studies have shown that lean proteins aid in losing weight, an advantage of lean proteins is that there a great number of ways you can incorporate it in your diet.
- Snack on nuts and fruits, and eliminate junk foods from life completely. Controlling odd cravings will be a measure of future success and consistency.
Wishing everyone success!
Use odd ways to burn calories like jumping rope, squats, pushups and crunches. All of these will help you lose ten pounds fast. Do not worry about mixing up the exercise regime, do it twice a day. Workout becomes fun not redundant and boring.
Best Easy Workout Routine
|20 min Walk||Chair Squats||Walk to work|
10 push ups
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and does not substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, and/or dietary advice from a licensed health professional. Drugs, supplements, and natural remedies may have dangerous side effects. If pregnant or nursing, consult with a qualified provider on an individual basis. Seek immediate help if you are experiencing a medical emergency.
© 2015 Edward Happer MSc
Cherilyn on February 10, 2016:
Are Anaheim peppers the same as chili peppers? For the soup is it a whole head of cabbage and two whole heads lettuce? Seems like a lot.