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Practical Weight Loss Tips To Help You Burn Fat

Updated on March 22, 2012
Modern Lifestyle Made Humans Go Fat!
Modern Lifestyle Made Humans Go Fat!

Modern Lifestyle Has Forced People To Become Fat!

Whether you like to accept it or not, this is the truth that hurts our current generation: Modern Lifestyle Has Forced People To Become Fat!. People today rely more on computers, machines and upcoming technologies to do basic jobs for them. Less activity means less calories burned and more fat stored in our thighs and bellies. Half a century ago, riding on a bicycle to go from one place to another is a common sight. Today, bicycles are replaced by cars (and the flat and sexy human abs are now filled with fats).

Ages ago, cooking healthy food for family gatherings and going out on picnics with home-cooked momma grilled chicken is quite the norm. Today, the home-cooked momma chicken is replace by deep-fried fast food chicken which is more breading and oil than actual meat. We all want to eat faster, do things faster and finish jobs faster. Although this is a good thing for production, the result of this to our lifestyle is definitely alarming because it makes humans less and less active as years go by

How Do You Lose Weight In Today's Modern Lifestyle?

Although modern technology has it uses on the health and well-being of people, the truth remains that it teaches humans how to become LAZY! If you can do things quickly and easily with the push of a button, why would you care about doing it "old school" anyway?

The truth is, we must learn to understand that it is the lifestyle that we have to change and not our technological advances. By being smart about how we choose to do things and how we approach our daily tasks, we can easily find a way to lose weight and live the healthy lifestyle that we want.

If you are seriously looking for ways to lose weight, one of the most important things that you should worry about is changing bad habits. Although you might not seem to notice it, a change in habit can be the only thing you need in order to jumpstart your weight loss goals. To help you realize these goals, below are some easy and practical weight loss tips that you can use to help you achieve your ideal shape. By following these easy and simple strategies, you can easily find a way to shed some fat in the most practical ways possible!


Practical Ways To Help You Lose Fat

1. Get a bicycle ... and use it!

Most people overlook this, but using a bicycle to travel short distances can really help trim your abs and give you a flatter stomach (not to mention it can help firm your legs too). If you are traveling a short distance and the weather is not that bad, riding on a bicycle to your destination is a great way to implement some "weight loss" activity into the scheme. You can also save some money on the gas if you go cycling, but just make sure that you have enough gas yourself to push the pedal!

2. Use the stairs instead of riding the elevator

This might be the most common weight loss tip that you can encounter (if you are working in an office located on the umpteenth floor), yet it is also one of the most overlooked. Climbing a 150-step stair everyday can burn up to 10lbs of fat in a month, and you can easily lose more than that amount if you eat a healthy diet too! Use the stairs as much as possible and reap the benefits of a slimmer legs and flatter belly. DON'T BE LAZY!

3. Use supplements to get the nutrients that you otherwise would not get

Eating whole, solid food is always the best choice for a healthy diet. But if you do not have access to the actual food, getting supplements is a good way to ensure that you are getting the nutrients that you need. For example, if you want to follow the African Mango Diet, it will be very hard to acquire the actual African mango fruit because it only grows in specific places in Africa, Cameroon and South East Asia. You can go around the problem by using African Mango extract supplements to get the same results, but always be sure to read African Mango Plus Reviews first before you jump on the bandwagon.

4. If you are going to the gym, invite a friend to become your gym partner

Having a partner to workout with you is not only beneficial socially, but it actually improves your chances of losing weight in the long run. When you are working out with a partner with the same goals as you are, the motivation to go out and finish the task increases compared to just doing the workouts alone. Time also seems to fly faster if you are working out with someone, so you'll end up enjoying your workouts instead of dreading them. Try to find a friend or a colleague who is into weight loss too and see how much weight the two of you can lose together!

Remember, weight loss is more of a "mental battle" than a physical one and you must be able to change you habits if you want to achieve your weight loss goals. If you seriously want to lose fat, the first thing that you have to think about is that change in mentality you need to possess. Modern living might have forced humans to become lazy and less active, but it doesn't mean that you can't go against the flow. If you really want to lose weight fast, the key is the change how you act and think.


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    • GDRshop profile image

      GDRshop 5 years ago

      I agree very much! That's why we need to take care of our bodies!

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      vespawoolf 5 years ago from Peru, South America

      The modern lifestyle does cause obesity and these are great tips for reversing that trend! I also think juicing is a healthy way to add missing nutrients to the diet and lower calorie intake. Voted up and shared!

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      GDRshop 5 years ago

      Yes, taking it one step at a time is definitely the key to consistent weight loss!

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      Stacy Harris 5 years ago from Hemet, Ca

      Love this... "weight loss is more of a "mental battle" than a physical one" You couldn't have hit it more dead on! But changing one habit at a time is a great way to get started. Before you know it, you will see how far you have come!

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      GDRshop 5 years ago

      Glad you enjoyed it!

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      I loved the first heading, that modern lifestyle has forced people to be fat...from there on it was an excellent article.

    • profile image 6 years ago

      What a very interesting article! People with bad habits and unhealthy lifestyles should think again some of the serious consequences that may have these bad habits on their health.