Is A Rapid Weight Loss Program The Right Choice For You?

by : Jeffrey Greer



Before a rapid weight loss program is started, you would be wise to consider just how many adjustments will be required of you in your normal everyday life. Following your weight loss diet program to the letter is key to achieving the weight loss you want but many changes are needed, some of which are detailed below. The factors that dictate the speed at which a person sheds pounds is quite complex; just some of these examples are mentioned in the list below:

*Family history *Previous mental trauma *Attitude towards improving their health

A person's weight can cause severe mental and physical anguish. Losing weight can be the turning point in an overweight or obese person's life and they can get their self-respect back and reduce the number of associated health risks. Is it surprising that rapid weight loss programs are so popular where there is so much to be gained; this type of program entails a combination of exercise, healthy eating and supplements to achieve that fat free look many people want to have. This will require a regular and routine exercise period every day of about fifteen minutes, preferably a cardiovascular program and a diet that is flexible enough to incorporate personal tastes.

It must be remembered that despite the number of rapid weight loss diet plans around, they will not all work with everyone that is on them; there will be different weight loss speeds and levels of success with anyone that uses them. If you find that your exercise regime and diet aren't providing the weight loss fast enough you may need to adjust your regime accordingly. Each person has a unique metabolism and when a particular program is not proving successful, it does not mean that success cannot be found with another diet plan.

Some people are unable to run, dance or swim so if you are only comfortable walking then that is fine; calories are burnt quicker with muscle that has been converted from fat, even as a result of walking, but not everyone is suited to vigorous physical exertion. Drinking water regularly throughout the day is very important; drink plenty of water on your rapid weight loss program, at least six large glasses per day and don't forget it also flushes out toxins from the body. Removing fried foods from the diet plan should almost go without saying as the fat content in these foods is incredibly high and in some instances, this will include certain fish as well.

Wherever possible have your food grilled as almost all of the fat is lost if not all of it so it's much healthier. Make sure that you aren't avoiding carbohydrates altogether though as they provide your body with the energy it needs to function properly. Using a weight loss plan like this will mean that if followed correctly then around a pound a day will be lost, depending on the individual but it must be said that failure to maintain this level of 1,000 to 1,500 calories per day will ensure the weight will be put back on.