How to lose weight the safe and healthy way.
Obesity is a big problem and not only does it steal your charm, it can also lead to physical disorders. The good part is it is not that difficult to lose weight. All you need to do is regulate your diet and include resistance exercises in your daily routine.
Resistance exercises utilize heavy external weights to contract skeletal muscles by exerting pressure on them. The contraction of muscle causes increased metabolism and burns fat. Not just that, resistance exercises also increase your body strength and provide shape to your body. All you need to do to begin your resistance regime is buy a pair of dumbbells or resistance bands and you are good to go. Water bottles, bricks, wooden planks will also do the trick. If you are already signed up with a gym, make use of barbells, kettlebells, leg extension machines, etc. Start out slow and build eventually. Resistance exercises are a good way to achieve both beauty and health care.
How to lose weight even more quickly, you ask.
Follow a good diet. While a good resistance exercise regime will help you lose weight, their effectiveness will multiply infinitely if you team them up with high protein and low carbohydrates diets. Carbohydrate is the primary source of fat and thus, should be avoided strictly. Protein, on the other hand, is known to induce weight loss. It also gives you the energy to cope up with a strenuous exercise routine. Hence, one of the safe and healthy way to lose weight is to follow a diet that is high on protein and low on carbohydrates.
That perfect body will only be a few steps away if you commit yourself to a good diet and a good exercise regime.
There are many such recipes that you can try while you are on your weight-loss mission.
Here are two easy meals you can cook:
1. Feta Stuffed Chicken:
This recipe has everything you need: spinach, garlic, Feta cheese and chicken. It is also very rich in protein and very low on carbohydrate. To make this, take chicken breast and cut it into 1/4-inch thick slices. Season these with salt and pepper. In a saucepan, add garlic and basil and add to it finely chopped spinach. Let it cook for a while. Once done, add this mixture to feta cheese and make a fine paste.
Stuff this mixture into rolled chicken pieces. Next, heat lemon, chicken broth and other seasonings in a saucepan. Let it cook until the mixture starts to thicken. Pour this sauce over rolled chicken and let it bake for 30-35 minutes in an oven set at 165 ℉. Healthy and delicious, not many recipes will satisfy you as this one.
2. Panera Bread salad:
If you are someone who doesn’t like to cook, this salad is your go-to recipe. It is healthy, tasty and will take only a few minutes to make. Panera is famous for its fresh ingredients — you can rest assured that the quality of your food will be as good as it should be. To make this salad, cut panera bread into small pieces. Add finely chopped lettuce, tomatoes, English cucumber, and red onions to it. Cook finely cut chicken pieces after seasoning them with salt and pepper. Mix well-cooked chicken pieces with the vegetables and bread croutons. Add salt , pepper and boiled eggs if you want to. Add a bit of red wine vinegar and squeeze some lemons. Your healthy salad is ready.