We presented several reasons on why you should stop using protein powder, and now it’s time for you know that fat burning supplements aren’t necessary when it comes to reducing the flab around that waistline. They’re supposed to create an effect by metabolism ‘heat-up’, but studies show many individuals have failed to lose weight even after using them, while they’ve suffered side effects as well.
Losing fat, and getting ripped even, is possible without the use of fat burners. The key here is that you should avoid getting stressed or depressed about losing fat, and if you’re already suffering from a similar condition, it is possible to reduce or even eliminate it by use of over the counter meds and other effective solutions.
So how do you lose fat without using fat burners? There are several ways to do so and by following them; you would be able to lose body fat without spending on bottles of pills with before and after pictures that claim to get you that beach body within 2 weeks (which is really not possible unless you’re already in shape and have to lose 2-3 pounds of bulge):
How to lose body fat without using fat burning supplements:
1. Eat foods that speed up the metabolism
There are fat-burning foods that you can include in your diet. The best thing about them is they’re affordable compared to fat burning supplements and don’t have any side effects as well. They increase the metabolism and the rate at which your body burns calories, creating an overall fat loss effect. With time, your body will get used to the increased metabolism effect, allowing you to burn more calories in the long-run.
For example, try skipping oatmeal or cereal in the morning for breakfast. Sure it has plenty of fiber but also a ton of carbohydrates and sugar which spike your insulin levels leaving you hungry a couple hours later. Go back to basics and have some bacon and eggs with a little bit of fruit and not only will get get more nutrients from the real food they are also very delicious. Adding spices such as jalapenos and peppers will also help your weight loss efforts by pushing your metabolism to burn calories. They contain a chemical known as capsaicin, which lets your body burns calories for hours after you finish eating.
2. Do cardio on an empty stomach
Some of you may be aware, while others may not be informed that the body users either glycogen stored in the body for energy consumption or the fat reserves. The preference of energy is usually from glycogen, but when it runs out, the body has no choice but to convert fat into fuel. This is where cardio on an empty stomach can be the ultimate weapon for losing body fat.
The best time to carry out empty stomach weight lifting or cardio is in the morning before breakfast. This time is idle because glycogen reserves are used by the functioning of the brain while you’re asleep, so in the morning, there’s a golden window where the body can tap into fat deposits. Cardio can come in the form of running, elliptical or anything else that’s low to moderate in intensity.
3. Shock your body
You can shock your body by doing different exercises on alternative days. You can lift weights one day; play sports on the next, do body weight exercises on the third and so on. By shocking your body, you’ll attain muscle growth, which would decrease the percentage of your body fat.
The reason for switching exercises is that your body can get accustomed to a particular routine, and if it does, it won’t be able to burn calories in an optimal way. There are several exercises you can perform, and when you run out of ideas, head over online; there are tons of videos on unique exercise routines such as Spartan 300 training etc.
Follow these tips to lose body fat, and say goodbye to fat burning pills.