Motivated? Lose 8 Pounds in One Month

Motivated? Lose 8 Pounds in One Month
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Weight loss is a simple math equation; calories taken in versus calories burned. Get these numbers in the right ratio and you can easily lose 8 pounds in one month.

We all know that dieting can be challenging; “I’ll start tomorrow” is an excuse often muttered by many people trying to lose weight. The problem is that most people find themselves muttering the same phrase on the following day, and the day after that, and the day after that…

The truth is that weight loss and maintenance of a healthy body weight is a simple equation of calories eaten versus calories burned. This simple equation often has other variables like what you eat, when you eat it and how your body responds to it, but in the long run these things have only a small effect and can easily be overcome by just pushing more towards a calorie deficit each day by adding more physical activity.


The biggest and most important variable in this equation is level of commitment and determination.


Here is an equation to simplify the challenge and help you to lose 8 pounds in one month.

1 Pound= 3,500 calories

• Each day, eat 500 less calories (500 x 7 = a deficit totaling 3,500 calories a week)
-this can be a simple as cutting out sodas, coffee drinks, chips and crackers, dessert and/or reducing the size of your meals.

• Each day, burn 500 calories through exercise (500 x 7= a deficit totaling an additional 3,500 calories a week)
-this sounds like a lot but simple things like parking further away from the office, or store, taking the stairs, doing a few rounds of push ups or lunges throughout the day all add up quickly. Add in a lot of little things and they will add up to one big calorie deficit.

Following this equation leaves you with a total caloric deficit of 7,000 calories a week, or, a loss of 2 pounds.


One month of following this diet plan would allow you to lose 8 pounds in 30 days. This is a healthy rate to lose weight, a rate that leads to sustainable weight loss without causing your body to destroy muscle tissue for calories, something that happens when you lose weight to quickly leaving most yo-yo dieters worse off when they finish their diet than when they started it.

When working to create these food and exercise induced caloric deficits, focus on making the routine modifications a part of an enduring healthy lifestyle, rather than just temporary adjustments with the lone goal of dropping weight.

The only way you can achieve a healthy body weight and maintain it is to make changes that you can realistically live with for the rest of your life.

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angel kisses69 Blender Account

Went from 165 down to 95 and now I'm 103 sooo very depressed Cu's I lost it too fast and have lose skin help!!!!):

fitness blender Blender Account

@ Angel kisses, try any one of our free full length toning workout videos!

arm2009 Blender Account

Hi
Last 1 year I m trying to lose 20 lbs.bt I couldn't even make 5lbs.now I have joined curv gym. Bt the condition is same.my current weight is 138 and my goal is 120 lb. pls help me to reach my goal.thanks

shalvi Blender Account

hello,
i have completed one month of 8 week fat loss program.. feeling great..have lost 2 inches of fat around waist!
feeling great.. but not much change is seen on weighing scale
pls tell me how much should be my approx calorie intake per day if i am burning calories as per your program

and another question is, if it is okay to include eggs(egg whites and yolk) and almonds and cashew nuts in my everyday diet?

paulaj1887 Blender Account

Help! I’ve lost total of 25 pound in two months during some of your full length exercise videos. My legs and butt are looking good. My lower waist is getting smaller. But I have what they call a Diastasis Recti Split. I’ve also have a disease called Charoct-Maria-Tooth. How do I get my top half down to my lower stomach? (I weight 197.4 my waist is 42inches the top half is 43.5 my hips are 44inches. When I flex my top half is 45 inches. )

andrea.merrimansims Facebook Account

Ok My question is do you need to eat back the calories you burn during and exercise or leave them? Everything that I have read says to eat them back but then a few things have popped out that say not to if you are already eating at a deficit.

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