How long should it take to safely lose 30 pounds? What are some tips for doing so?
Best to provide you with some basics on weight loss first:As I’m sure you already know, if you consume less calories (from your food and drink) than your body needs, your body will burn up fat to try and make up the difference - it requires energy for daily maintenance. Slowly, you’ll lose weight.One pound of body fat is equal to approx 3,500 calories, ok.The recomended safe rate of weight loss is to aim to lose 1 to 2 pounds per week.After doing some quick maths, this means you need to eat at least 500 calories less per day than you do now.What’s the catch?If your dietary nutrition is out of the window, i.e. awful - then either you need to burn off way more than 500 calories per day to kick start your weight loss, or you need to make some serious changes to what you eat!If you head over to any online Calorie Calculator, or use an app, these can usually tell you a couple of important things (based on your current activity levels):Your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)Your BMR is the number of calories required by your body to keep functioning at rest.The number of calories you’ll need to burn in order to safely lose 1 or 2 pounds per week.Remember though, these are just estimates which give you a defined goal to work towards.How long will it take?Well, let’s say you work on losing no more than 2 pound per week, it will take you approx 15 weeks (3–4 months) to lose 30 pounds of weight. This is assuming you have a healthy diet and some exercise in place!What are some good tips for losing 30 pounds of weight?Review your dietary nutrition!Add some regular exercise to your weekly regimeIf your current diet (i.e. what you eat & drink) is pants, then first and foremost, take a good look at what you are eating!Swap out 1 unhealthy choice per week with a healthy choice - Repeat!Increase your intake of Fruit & VegHydrate well by drinking plenty of waterIncrease the amount of protein & healthy fats you eat (Helps keep you feeling fuller)Reduce/cut-out all white carbs - such as sweets, cakes etcReduce beige carbs - such as white bread, pasta, rice, potatoes etcEat more smaller meals at regular intervals throught the dayAdd some exercise into your weekly regime!Try to get at least 30 minutes of exercise per dayTake the stairs, walk/cycle to workExercise before, during or after work - as long as you do somethingGo for a speed walk at lunchtimeJoin a sports club - play tennis, go swimmingBuy yourself a fitness watch to keep tabs!Hope this helps :-)
How can a 16 year old lose 20 pounds?
I am 16, 5'5" and I weight 135.5 pounds. I would really like to lose 20 pounds healthily as soon as possible. What can I do to achieve that? How long do I have to exercise each day and what kind of exercies should I do? An exercising plan would be great. Also, what should I eat and how many calories? What kinds of foods should I avoid? Thanks so much!
How can a 16 year old, 5'0 female lose 20 pounds in 2 months safely?
I lost 30 pounds over a period of 1 year in phase wise.I chose to take care of myself better and regularly since 2017 January.The first thing I want you to remember is Be PATEINT and Be CONSISTENT.For a 15 year old, I am not sure how much access you will have to gym or getting healthy food. But in whatever you have, you may lose weight even if it takes more time.Best and best thing to do to lose fat/weight (Both are two separate things in various contexts) is to get your Cardio. No need of going to gym.Wake up in the morning and have warm lemon water without sugar (Add salt).Go for a 30 min run around your street or in a joggers park anywhere near you. Do High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). Which means, run in a good high speed for 1 min and then run slowly for another minute and continue this for 30 min. Do not think about results at all. It takes atleast 3–4 months for any results to show.Drink lots of waterDo some home workouts without the need of any equipment. You can find many such channels on YouTube.Have egg whites (3–5) as soon as possible after workout. Helps sustain your muscles.DO NOT eat processed, junk, street, high sugar or trans fatty foods at all.You can make healthy tasty food easily. Even better if you can see how much of Proteins, fats and carbs you are eating. 50 Fitness Meals That Take 5 Minutes Each - Fast Meals for Fast Lives buy such less expensive ebooks with good recipes and use themDivide your food into 4–5 small meals.Do not listen to anyone talking negative about your decisions.Be positive and meditate for a calm state of mind.Good luck!
I'm 16, 5'5" and I weigh 160 pounds. I'd like to lose 30 pounds by the end of the year.?
When you are losing weight, you should exercise and diet together. If you exercise without dieting, you will get bigger appetite, which will lead to increase of weight, or muscle grow underneath the fat layer, and make you bulkier. If you diet without exercising, you will become flabby and will have excess skin. For diet, go wheat free. No pasta, pizza, bread and so on. And no food after 7 p.m. People achieve marvellous results with it. Depending on your initial weight, you can drop upwards from 20 pounds a month. If you don't eat wheat then you don't eat all those sticky, fatty goey cakes, you don't eat junk food, and you don't eat biscuits. But your diet is still balanced. It costs nothing, and you do not have to calculate points or to buy special meals or plans. For exercising, start with walking, and then switch to running/jogging. Running is the most efficient and calorie-burn exercise ever. If you are overweight a lot, walk first or you may have health complications (heart attack, disjointed bones and so on). Weight lifting is a good means to target your problem areas for men and women. It's not necessarily to become a bodybuilder or even join a gym - a couple of dumbbells will help you to target your problem areas (stomach, butt, legs, arms, chest).
I really want to lose 30 pounds, and im 16.. any ideas?
Okay so in march im going to florida on a school trip and i really want to lose at least 15 pounds for that. Then in july im going on a huge trip with my family for 2 weeks. I am 5'8" and i weigh about 150 pounds. I really want to get down to 120. How can i go about doing so without starving myself?? and limited workout?