Tuesday, 6 May 2008

Lose weight quick

Sneaky Exercises to Help You Lose Weight Quick

If you’re trying to lose weight quick there’s no substitute for a good exercise routine, but let’s face it-in today’s fast paced world, who has time to hit the gym? You’re doing good if you have time to hit the gas station on your way in to work! (And your addiction to their lattes might explain an awful lot…) The question is, if you’re trying to cram 36 hours worth of work and activities into a 24 hour day, can you still manage to lose weight quick?

Absolutely! You’re going to have to work a little harder to do it than your aerobics instructing neighbor down the street, but if you’re willing to put in a little effort there are hundreds of little changes you can make to your daily routine to help you lose weight quick and burn fat fast without forcing you to take an hour out of a day that doesn’t have nearly enough of them. For example, you could:

Take the stairs instead of riding the elevator. Think about the number of times a day you hop on board for a smooth, easy ride that lets you continue reading or talking on your cell phone. If you take these opportunities to hike up and down a flight of stairs you’ll burn more calories and lose weight quick. As an added bonus, there’s no faster way to burn off that annoying leg fat that just won’t go away to give you those trim, fit thighs you’ve been dreaming of.(Do you ever wonder what would have happened if they’d built the Titanic from thigh cellulite instead of steel? It would probably still be sitting in the harbor today!)

Kick on some music and dance while you’re in the shower and kitchen in the mornings! Not only does this help you sneak in some easy exercise while the clock isn’t looking, the blood thumping, heart pumping beat is a great way to jump start your day. Salsa in the shower, twist in front of the stove and rumba on your way out to your car. You’ll get to work with a smile on your face and a bounce in your step, and those extra pounds will just melt away.

Do squats when you’re talking on the phone by standing with your back straight and your legs relaxed and bending at the knees until you can form a straight line from one knee to the other. If done slowly squats are a great tool to tone muscles and lose weight quick, and they won’t leave you too out of breath to explain to yet another clueless person why they should stop thinking and just do things your way. Really.

Walk instead of hopping in the car. Do you really need to take the car to go across the street on your lunch hour? What about all those little errands you run close to home every day, like getting your mail, returning books to the library or picking up a gallon of low calorie, sugar free juice at the store? Tackling these errands at a brisk walk provides you with all the cardiovascular benefits of running, helping you to lose weight quick, and unlike jogging you won’t be disgustingly sweaty when you’re done.

There are hundreds of other changes you can make in a day to burn calories, tone muscles and watch the pounds melt off. These are just a few to get you started! Start looking for ways to get moving and shaking during the day while you do what you were going to do anyway, and couple it with a sensible, healthy diet. You’ll quickly find you don’t have to put your entire schedule on hold in order to lose weight quick.

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