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11 Tips to Lose Weight Fast Even If You’re a True Lazybones

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11 Tips to Lose Weight Fast Even If You’re a True Lazybones


How often do we start by saying we will go on a diet next Monday or right before an essential event? And we always quit the idea because we are not ready to put in a lot of effort. But our steps are not so big that they look impossible: we believe that you can achieve your goal with tiny and effective steps. So how can we lose weight by following some simple rules and changing our lives little by little? Let’s find out!

We collected some tricks that help people get rid of excess weight without making too much effort.

11. Unnoticeable activity

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The main weight loss rule is simple: you have to burn more calories than you consume physical exercises can help us too much but we often decide to stay home because we are little lazy. Be active during the day and between everyday tasks. Are you watching a TV series? Do some push-ups or squats are you brushing your teeth?.

Fitness coaches recommend for us to be active after each meal: it boosts the digestive process and burns excess calories. Don’t take a seat right after lunch and don’t go to bed after dinner. Take a ten minute walk and after 20-30 minutes you can do some exercises.

10. Use umami.

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Cooks distinguish between five tastes: sweetness, sourness, saltiness, bitterness and umami.

Umami is the mild taste found in soy sauce, broccoli, mushrooms and walnuts it’s said that it has a some influence on our brain’s receptors and helps us feel full faster. Add some soy sauce to your dishes but don’t forget there’s a huge amount of salt in it so don’t go too far.

9. Add spices.

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Some spices have a positive affect on our metabolism cinnamon, turmeric, red pepper and ginger are the popular ones.

If you decrease the amount of salt you consume and add some spice to your diet you can boost your metabolism what’s more spices have other useful features:

  • Cinnamon lowers blood sugar.
  • Ginger improves the skin and has a great influence on our digestion.
  • Red pepper improves the work of the blood vessels and reduces water retention.
  • Turmeric decreases inflammation and boosts the work of the gallbladder.

8. Drink cold water.

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It’s said that the taste of water depends on its temperature it’s true: Most people don’t like to drink warm water but they would love to drink it with ice if there are not any contraindications, drink cold water it will make your body burn more calories to warm it up for better absorption. This activity is not that hard for your body you will lose around 8-15 calories if you drink one glass of water but it adds up and the total amount of calories lost during the day will be significant.

There is even a so-called ice diet that suggests you eat cold food so that your body has to warm it up and spend extra calories.

7. Short walks

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It’s not that hard to make yourself walk more.

Park your car a few blocks away from your work or take a walk after lunch on a sunny day these actions burn calories and boost the work of your blood vessels turn this activity into an everyday ritual and you will see that you start feeling better.

We think that freelancers should pay more attention to this advice because it’s so hart for them to make themselves go outside for no particular reason.

6. Fool your eyes.

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One of the most effective ways to lose weight is to decreases the size of your servings you can easily fool your eyes and stomach.

Cut big pieces into small ones and serve your food on smaller plates so that your servings look bigger than they are.

5. Reduce the amount of calories with the help of apples.

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Apples especially sour ones, improves gastric acid generation and increase the appetite. But they have an incredible effect: if you eat an apple 15 minutes before meals the total amount of calories per day decrease by 150-200 calories.

Some nutritionists say that we eat less because our stomach is already partially full others say that it’s all about the high amount of the fiber that speeds up the metabolism.

4. Remove those foods that you can easily forget about.

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Most people start adhering to a diet and then quit it really soon that’s the reason why it’s essential to approach a healthy diet with baby steps. Remove those foods you can live without but still end up eating attempting to overcome boredom or stress.

If you can’t imagine your life without chocolate don’t stop eating it. Decrease its amount slowly remember that small achievements help us to move forward.

3. Use color features.

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It turns out that color has an affaect on our appetite and the most unpleasant color is dark blue it’s said that food looks less tasty on blue plates and therefore makes us eat less.

Other colors also have their own features pink is considered to be the most fragrant and it will improve a dessert’s smell white plates are considered to be neutral and orange and yellow ones can increase the appetite.

2. Eat vitamins that boost your metabolism.

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Why do you think it’s easier to lose weight in the summer? It happens because in the summer our body is enriched with vitamin D that boosts our metabolism. If it’s rainy include vitamin D in your diet by eating more fish, butter, cod liver and eggs.

By the way don’t forget about chromium: it lowers insulin levels and reduces appetite. Fish, leeks, seafood, lentils and beans are the perfect sources of chromium.

1. Odors that help us lose weight

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Some odors have an impact on our appetite there are a lot of studies proving that this theory works. These studies have stop that people that used to sniff peppermint, banana, apple and grapefruit odors wanted to eat less.

What’s more some floral scents also influence our appetite they include lavender, rose and jasmine odors it’s said that they can control our appetite and make us feel happy and calm.

Useful weight loss menus

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Our whole body especially our digestive system experiences constant stress so it’s crucial to give it rest from time to time. Nutritionists recommend eating around 500 calories per day once every one or two weeks to give your body some rest. Here are some suggested menus choose the one you like and enjoy your one day diet:

  • Rice. Rinse five oz of brown rice and cook it in water. Add a small amount of salt if needed. Eat around 1.5 oz of rice for breakfast, lunch and dinner you can have a snack: a carrot, an apple or a bell pepper.
  • Cheese and eggs. If you choose this menu your breakfast should consist of one cup of coffee and 3.5 oz of hard cheese your lunch should consist of two eggs and a cup of tea. In the evening, eat seven oz of cheese and a cup of tea.
  • Fruits. During a day you are allowed to eat around three lbs of fruit except bananas. We recommend buying some apples and eating them together with cinnamon or a few drops of honey.

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