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5 Simple Steps to Lose Weight Without Exercise
Although exercise is helpful when trying to lose weight, it is not essential. There are many reasons why we may not be able to exercise when we are overweight. If you are severely overweight or obese, have injuries, or are disabled, you may not be able to exercise. Remember to always consult your physician before starting any healthy nutritional plan. Here are 5 simple steps to lose weight without exercise.
Intermittent fasting is a wonderful tool to help you lose weight without exercising. The great part about intermittent fasting is that you can be slightly more flexible with your diet. It is also #1 on our 5 Simple Steps to Lose Weight Without Exercise guide.
When fasting, your body has no choice but to use its body fat as fuel. Combined with our next step, intermittent fasting can kick start your weight loss journey without exercising.
Low carb nutrition
Low-carb nutrition has been proven to help burn more body fat than just low-fat nutrition. (1)
We suggest having a meal consisting of green fibrous vegetables, lean protein, and a healthy fat source such as olive oil or avocado.
Fresh Mexican salsa is one of my favorite condiments when doing a low-carb plan. Delicious!
Drink more water
Drinking more water has been proven to help dieters lose more weight. (2)
There are two reasons for this. The first reason is that when you drink water before a meal, your stomach is full, and it helps reduce the need to overeat.
However, you want to listen to your body and stop eating if you are feeling full.
The second reason drinking more water helps you lose weight is that a hydrated body will be more efficient in all its processes.
This includes burning fat, building muscle, and other bodily functions that would otherwise suffer if you are not properly hydrated.
Manufactured and processed sugars are one of the main causes of obesity and overweight individuals in America. Sugar addictions can even be compared to drugs in many cases.
By detoxifying your body from sugars, you will begin craving healthier foods instead of fast foods like McDonald’s that your body drives on it.
If you are craving sugar after you have detoxified your body from it, we recommend having it in a bowl of low-sugar fresh fruit such as blueberries or strawberries.
Consistency is one of the biggest challenges for individuals trying to lose weight.
Most dieters have the best intentions when they begin their weight loss journey and are highly motivated to stick with it at the beginning. However, life does happen, and so do temptations.
You can indulge in those temptations from time to time, but you want to stick to a healthy nutritional lifestyle 80% of the time. Following these 5 Simple Steps to Lose Weight Without Exercise is a great start to maintaining a healthy lifestyle as you find ways to increase your ability to exercise.