6 mistakes that sabotage your health and your fat loss.
Updated: Nov 11
Mistake #1 Starting with Difficult Diets I've watched this movie hundreds of times: people decide they need to lose weight and look for a diet on the internet. They go to the market and spend a lot of money on the products that are required for the Diet, but before the first week has already given up because they are starving. So if you are like me, someone who does not like to give up food and likes to eat a lot, pay attention: you will need to increase your energy expenditure. There is no other way. And once you discover the various ways to increase your energy expenditure without spending a lot of time and money, you will never again want to know about difficult diets.
Following only one strategy, usually, the one that is in fashion
You have probably heard of HIIT. It is an acronym that means High-Intensity Interval Training. This type of training in recent years was considered the "last cookie in the jar" for weight loss. Is it good? Yes. Can I do just that then? Not quite. We need to understand that, many people are not even doing a HIIT and think they are doing it. Recently, a myth has been created that long walks and runs will make you fat and only HIIT will get you thin. When really, what will make you lose weight is CALORIC DEFICIT, regardless of how it is achieved. And there are basically two ways to get to the calorie deficit. You can decrease the calories you eat with a healthy diet. Or increase the number of calories expended with exercise. If you are like me and like to eat, you will prefer to spend more calories on exercise than starve on difficult diets. People often ask me what diet I do, but the truth is that I don't diet at all. The only rule I follow is that pizzas, soft drinks, sandwiches, and alcoholic drinks are the exception, not the rule. So my secret to never getting fat is to use the most varied exercise strategies. This keeps things exciting, so I'm constantly motivated to move and to spend those calories, so I never have to stop eating what I like.
Doing any free workouts from the internet instead of following a program
Perhaps this has already happened to you. Searching on YouTube for a Fat Burning Workout, or maybe joining a Facebook Challenge Group and almost starved to death after following the wrong advice. Or tried to do the exercises from a famous Instagram Influencer but you couldn't do even half of the workout ... so you couldn't even get half of the results.
Training randomly will not help you get the results you're after.
Our body is a complex machine that needs specialized knowledge to apply the right stimuli, at the right time, in the right way.
The best way is to follow a Weight Loss Program with daily step by step actions that help achieve the results you want.
Mistake #4 Thinking you're a healthy overweight person. This is classic among new clients. "I'm overweight but my doctor says I'm good".
Unfortunately, the last person who said this to me ended up getting Type 2 Diabetes ...
The great truth is that there is no "healthy overweight".
The presence of fat in the body causes several dysfunctions in the metabolism that leave your body in an eternal inflammatory process.
It's like traveling in a car with a bald tire. You can drive 1000 km and nothing happens, but you are always on the edge.
According to the World Health Organization, obesity increases the risk of developing diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, joint problems, breathing difficulties, gout, gall stones, and cancer.
In addition, obesity is strongly associated with emotional factors such as depression & anxiety.
Studies identified that anxiety and overeating were the two biggest reasons that led people to put on weight.
That is why many diets fail, as they end up increasing anxiety and binge eating. When, in fact, the best way to control these factors would be an exercise routine.
Trying to lose weight only using a treadmill and walking For a long time, the information was released that weight training is to gain mass, and walking (or running) is to lose weight. This statement is not entirely meaningless, but research has advanced a lot and today we know that this is not simply so. Today we know that one of the best strategies to lose weight is weight training. And when we talk about bodybuilding, it's not just exercises done on gym machines'. Even simple exercises that use your body weight or improvised weights are considered to be weight training. So should you not walk anymore? It is not like that either. If you like it and can walk for half an hour or an hour, do it. But if you can combine this with other weight-loss strategies, your results will be much higher, faster, and will make you much more satisfied.
Mistake #6 (the biggest mistake ever)
Not reaching a caloric deficit According to some "experts", losing weight and keeping it off consists of controlling the types of foods you eat.
They say that specific foods cause you to "get fat" because they stop fat burning and cause a hormonal environment that leads to weight gain ... while other foods "balance" the system and stimulate fat loss.
While this is partly true, it does not give you the full picture. The fact of the matter is if you want to go down a size on your clothes, the most important thing to do is to reach a CALORIC DEFICIT.
It's simple. If you consume more calories than you burn, you will gain weight. And if you consume fewer calories than you burn, you will lose weight. This is a scientific fact.
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