Obesity, they say, is the product of modern civilisation. The roots of this can be varied from the eating habits to the sedentary nature of jobs of the people.
More and more people are joining the group of overweight people day by day. Consequently, more and more people are also following or trying to follow the programme of weight loss.
But many of the prospective people who try to follow weight loss programme, get straightway frustrated, by the initial rigour of the exercise and dieting thrusted upon them.
So, a proper guidance in weight loss is very much necessary to stick to it. To make the matter worse, there are many a companies vying for their places in the weight loss industry. They confuse the people with their various modes of programmes and treatments for gaining the desired weight loss.
Unfortunately, there is no such magic wand these companies can wave, that will promote a weight loss. Nor any doctor can give a pill that will stimulate a weight loss instantaneously. Only half of the weight loss programmes succeed in being effective. And how does one decide which one best among the milieu of options?
Certain rudimentary things are to be kept in mind before taking up any weight loss programme.
A realistic target time frame for achieving the weight loss should be set in consultation with the expert.
The time one can actually give to the set of exercises prescribed by the expert should be earmarked.
The diet should be fixed with the help of the dietician taking the food habit into account and not in an arbitrary way. If care is not taken in this regard, invariably the diet plan gets haywire midway.
One should not be impressed by any tall or dramatic weight loss claims by the companies since it is not possible to achieve such result.
There are some simple yet known things, which should always be borne in mind regarding weight loss.
Consume small portions of food even if it is your favourite dessert.
Avoid eating out and taking your meal along with friends and relatives.
Take as much green vegetables as possible while avoiding the high fat food.
Take fruits when you crave for food, as it promotes weight loss keeping the nutritional requirements of the body right.
Try to eat the fruits and vegetables raw as in salads, as boiling or cooking them robs the essential nutrients out of it.
Weight loss programme demands that you control your body as well as your mind. So, utter care should be taken to avoid the binge. The motivational should be maintained high, so as to the keep the craving for food at bay.
The exercise regimen soon becomes too boring to many. Hence, the physical trainer should be asked to make it livelier as per the temperament and choice of the person to keep him interested.
Otherwise, the monotony of doing the same set up exercises would tell upon the person heavily by making him/her conscious of his/her weight. Hence, it is always sensible to be under the constant guidance of an expert for the weight loss programme.