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What is the best way to lose fat?

  1. profile image24
    NoMorXcusesposted 7 years ago

    I would like to know what you guys think is the best way to lose fat. Everyone has their own way, would you please share it with everyone. Hearing how someone else does it can help you in your journey of dropping those pounds and body fat.

    1. Wendi M profile image79
      Wendi Mposted 7 years ago

      Everyone has different ways that work better for them, when it comes to dieting.

      Due to my 30 year battle with an eating disorder, taking dieting advice from me would not be the wisest of ideas.  But, after many years of working on my disease, I can tell you this...


      I have found that managing my weight (in a healthy fashion) is much easier to do by starting my day with a healthy breakfast.

      1. Suzie Parker profile image60
        Suzie Parkerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I totally agree with you - breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Good luck with everything!

    2. lrohner profile image81
      lrohnerposted 7 years ago

      The answer is simple -- either eat less or exercise more. Full stop.

      One pound of fat = 3,500 calories. So...to lose one pound per week, you need to either eat 3,500 calories less per week or burn off 3,500 calories through exercise -- or a combination of both.

      It doesn't make a different weightloss-wise whether it's low-carb, low-fat, high-protein or whatever. It's all about the calories.

      1. Suzie Parker profile image60
        Suzie Parkerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        It is all about the calories. Low fat foods contain less calories than fattier foods, so they are a better choice.

        Doing exercise that maximizes your calorie burn will help with burning more fat. Weight training is one of those exercises that helps you burn the most calories and fat.  When you train with weights regularly, you boost your metabolism so that you even burn calories in your sleep and also for up to 48 hours after your training. This makes weight training the best exercise. But to burn off excess calories cardio exercises also have to be included with weight training.

    3. profile image49
      mjupiposted 7 years ago

      yup. never skip breakfast. Get plenty of vegetables during lunch and have a habbit of drinking herb tea. Away from snacks. Eat light dinner with herb tea and go to bed early. I gain weight when I get married and adobt the American Style of living and eating. After 3 years I noticed that my clothes size were becoming bigger and bigger until I can't even wear jeans anymore. I stopped baking , stopped using frozen foods even vegetables and went back to the Japanese Food Style and never eat with spoon and fork instead use my chopsticks. Niw I am back with my cocktail dress and my jeans size went down to size 4-5. And I feel great.

      1. Suzie Parker profile image60
        Suzie Parkerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        That is a good tip - the chopsticks. My husband and I will give it a go

    4. Dame Scribe profile image59
      Dame Scribeposted 7 years ago

      I exercise, yes. Skip, light dumbbells, dance big_smile but most of all, careful with the amount of food intake (calorie conscious tongue ) and 2 - 45 min walks/wk big_smile 20 mins there and back and my weight drops.

      1. Glemoh101 profile image50
        Glemoh101posted 7 years ago

        The best way is fat burning foods with exercise this way is completely healthy and natural.
        http://hubpages.com/hub/Fat-Burning-Foo … ning-Foods

      2. SharkAl profile image67
        SharkAlposted 7 years ago

        It's a scientific fact... To burn 1 pound of fat you have to expend 3600 calories!!! There is no getting away from it, it doesn't matter what diet you do.

        To burn fat you have to eat less sugar. The more sugar you eat the more insulin is created. The more insulin in your blood stream the less fat can be burnt. Thats why insulin is also known as the 'fat producing hormone', it acts a 'blocker' to fat cells.