4 tips to accelerate your weight loss process on a healthy diet and workout routine& |  Photo Credit: Getty Images
New Delhi: Exercise and diet are the two most important factors when it comes to weight loss, and both go hand in hand. Just eating right can have an effect on your weight loss, but if you add an exercise routine to it, the process will be much healthier for your body, and also will show results sooner. Working out at the gym is the new way to exercise, and if you have hopped on the bandwagon to lose weight by working out at the gym, congratulations to you.
Even if you have not, you hopefully will, very soon. When it comes to gym exercises, it is important to know the correct way to do them and to ensure that they are suitable for your body type, and what you are trying to achieve with the workout. A recent report said that swearing while working out can help you lose weight. Here are some other tips which can help you speed up the weight loss process.
Working out at the gym and eating the food that your gym trainer or dietician tells you to can definitely help you lose weight, but drinking water is extremely important for the weight loss process to be quicker, and more effective. Drinking water helps you stay hydrated, improves key functions like digestion and metabolism. It also helps to curb appetite by making you feel fuller, and thus keeps you from over-eating.
Portion control is one of the most underrated ways of weight loss through diet. What you eat is important for weight loss, but how much of everything you eat, play a key role. Try to restrict your portions of foods you know you should not be eating too much, and increase portions of foods like salads that contain fibre and protein, which will help you lose weight and will also curb appetite.
Know what you are eating
To ensure that you lose weight while you sweat at the gym, make sure you know what you are eating. Asking questions, reading labels on food packaging, etc can help you understand what you are eating, and if or not it is working for your body and the weight loss process.
Do not starve yourself
One of the most common mistakes that people make when trying to lose weight is to starve themselves, skip meals and not eat, thinking it will help them cut down on calories. What it really does is that it makes you crave sugar, and can also lead to over-eating when you finally eat. It is also advised that you eat before you go to an event or a party. One reason is that the food at the parties can be tempting and cause you to cheat on your diet, which you will not if you are already full. The other reason is that when you arrive at such an event famished, you are likely to eat more, which can only make you gain weight.
Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a professional healthcare provider if you have any specific questions about any medical matter.