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If you’ve been on the same diet for any length of time you’ve likely experienced diminishing returns. It’s simply not as effective as the beginning of the new diet, because your body has adapted to behavior and the allotted daily calories. To break through this plateau you’ll need to change up what you’re doing, and if you’re interested in accelerating fat loss here’s how to lose weight faster while dieting.
Tip 1 – Start A Fast
The simplest way to start losing weight again is to simply stop eating, but in a healthy beneficial way. You don’t need to starve yourself for several weeks to reap the benefits of fasting. A 24-48 hour fast will boost your natural growth hormone levels by up to 2000%.
Drink lots of water, have some green tea in the cupboard, and use fiber supplements to help curb cravings. Drinking black coffee first thing in the morning will also curb appetite and get you through the first several hours of the fast.
Adding one fasting day per month can dramatically increase your weight loss, because you’re literally removing several thousand calories from your weekly budget.
Related: How to start intermittent fasting
Tip 2 – Use A Supplement
There isn’t a miracle weight loss pill that will melt away all your extra body fat, but there are solutions to help you accomplish your goals. If you only add one supplement, it should be a pre-workout energy booster.
It will give you the energy to get the most out of your workouts, and burn off some extra calories with the added intensity.
What should you look for in a pre-workout supplement? Honestly, the difference between the available products isn’t diverse enough to matter. They all pretty much do the same thing, give you energy. Go with the flavor of your choice and you’ll be all set.
Tip 3 – Go No Carb
If you incorporate two or three strict no carb days per week your body will respond by burning through additional body fat. And “no carb”, means getting as close to zero as possible. If you eat more than 30 grams of carbs, it’s no longer considered a no-carb day.
You have to limit your food choices to mostly high quality protein like lean beef, turkey and lots of chicken. Be careful with your vegetable choices as well, as many have enough carbs in them to ruin your no carb day.
Related: How to eat Keto
Tip 4 – High Intensity Training
It’s just natural human behavior to get into a comfort zone and stick to a certain routine you like. This happens with the food we eat, the restaurants we visit, and the exercises we choose.
If you were to add one high-intensity training session per month your body will respond with new muscle growth and additional fat loss. Your body is magnificent at adapting. When you throw it a curveball and try something new, and difficult, it responds by adapting in a way you really want.
By burning lots of body fat.