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One of the biggest problems today for so many people is how to burn unwanted fats and stay trim and smart. This has caused a lot of people to rely on pills to achieve this, granted that pills may get you the result that you desperately desire but is it really healthy for you?
Studies have shown that pills could have serious adverse effect on our health in the medium to long term and has been linked to some dangerous ailments like cancer.
However, the good news is that we can still shed weight and have the figure we desire without going the way of pills.
Below are the 5 steps through which we can get the job done in a risk free way.
1. Ensure that you know your basal metabolic rate (BMR)
This is very important as a first step in the journey of slimming down adequately. BMR is quantity of calories your body requires to function optimally. You can determine your basal metabolic rate by using the BMR calculator.
2. Drink lots of water
The good thing about water is that it has no limit or overdose, which means you can drink as much as you want and the flip side being that it will probably increase the rate at which you visit the restroom. Water helps to expedite the rate of metabolism and aids the evacuation of waste from our body.
It also helps to suppress the urge for food. So instead of drinking sugary juices during meals that adds calories to your body, you can take only water for maximum effect.
3. Exercise your body
Exercise is vital for anyone that wants to go down on the weight. You don’t have to exercise or overwork your body like you are going for the Olympics before you get result, rather, you can choose any form that suits you at a leisurely and enjoyable pace.
Provided it makes you to sweat while you are engaged in it, then, you are doing fine. You also have to be careful if you have any health issue like cardiovascular, diabetes, asthma etc and may need to consult your doctor for advice first.
4. Give your car a break
Of course it can be convenient, stress free, time saving or even fun when we drive around in our cars but if you must achieve your aim at weight reduction then you need to start giving your car a break and start using your legs sometimes. Walking for about 45 minutes at one go can actually help a lot in burning calories.
5. Avoid junk foods like they are rank poison
Junk foods like the ones you eat at fast food joints can be detrimental to your health. Such foods are usually low on nutritional value and high on calorie content. Such foods include snacks like burgers, roasted chicken, barbecue, factory processed fruit juice etc.
Having a well trimmed body will not only ensure look smart but will also make you a lot more healthier, so it is worth every effort you into it and good result will surely come your way when you are focused and determined.