The most common mistakes women make while trying to lose weight.
Repeating the same workout Again & Again
Your fitness routine needs to be revamped constantly in order to challenge the body. Our body is a smart machine and adapts quickly to a workout stretched over a long period and needs to be challenged and surprised by varying the intensity of the workout or changing it, in order to burn more calories.
Looking for Quick Fixes
Give your body at least 2-3 months to get adjusted to the new routine to show noticeable changes. Don’t get frustrated if you don’t get results immediately.
Not Eating Enough According to Your Body Weight & Type
A lot of women think that reducing the amount of food you eat is the easiest way to lose weight. Starvation won’t help for your body systems begin to respond for famine situation. Instead of eating less, concentrate on having a balanced diet that can sustain your workouts. Severe calorie and nutrition deficiency, will adversely affect the vital fitness parameters like strength, endurance and muscle mass
Ignoring Proper Hydration
Water makes up over two-thirds of a healthy body and plays a significant role in determining your body mass and overall weight.
Dehydration affects your body reaction to burn fat, encouraging excessive calorie intake and slowing down the metabolism. It also leads to a drop in your energy level, leading to increased tiredness that makes it difficult to be active.
Focusing Only on Cardio Training
Hopping on a treadmill and running for 30-45 min alone will improve your heart performance. While cardio does help with weight loss initially, preventing muscle loss is important. Best bet for weight loss is a combination of cardio, stretching, strength training and proper nutrition. The more muscle mass you have, the higher is your metabolism, and your body burns more calories through the day, even when it is at rest.
Consult WF team for proper guidance and desirable results.