Thursday, August 9, 2012

Top 10 Myths about Losing Weight Effectively

Our human body is a complex machine and the metabolism is different from person to person. In this busy lifestyle people are finding a quick and effective way to lose their weight. If you are one of them, who is trying hard to lose your weight and acting upon every appropriate advice, but still couldn’t find impressive results then you need to read the following article and stop doing things, you observed up till now to be the most effective ones in losing weight. So, here is a list of 10 common myths that people will come across while trying to reduce their weight. Take a look...
Myth No. 10 - Drinking Chilled Water burns Fat.

Fact: There is no proven fact that cold water will shock your body system and tries to maintain your body temperature and in doing so burns fat.

Myth No. 9 - You has to do cardio with your empty stomach in morning to burn fat.

Fact: Our Body’s metabolism is at its lowest stage in morning because you haven’t been eating for last 8 hours. Eat a balanced diet so as to maintain your metabolism rate and then exercise.

Myth No. 8 - Cardio is the only way to lose weight.

Fact: Some people believe that they can only reduce their weight by doing Cardio, this is not true. Cardio is good for heart and increases endurance, but it’s not a good way to lose weight. Our muscles have higher energy stores in them; the body will actually begin to feed off those after extended cardio regimes, rather than fat.

Myth No. 7 - You can eat whatever you want as long you exercise.

Fact: Losing heavy fat happens when you have a caloric defect. However intense caloric defect works the opposite. Muscles need to feed so your diet needs to be a balance of carbohydrates, proteins and fats.

Myth No. 6 - You can spot reduce or tight abs or toned arm.

Fact: The more repetitions you do just create muscle memory, reducing the effectiveness of the workout and causing your body not to burn as much fat. Working out all body parts reduce muscle memory and allows to burn more quickly.

Myth No. 5 - Chug a protein shake after work out.

Fact: The only best way to gain proteins is from yogurt, beef, mutton and nuts.

Myth No. 4 - Low intensity exercise burns more fat.

Fact: The more intensely you exercise higher will be the proportion of fat burn.

Myth No. 3 - Your weight is the end all, be all.

Fact: Your weight has much little to do with your fitness level. Muscles weigh more than fat, so it’s common to see an increase in weight while performing work out. Measure by observing your clothes tight and performance of your body.

Myth No. 2 - Heart rate will let you know how hard you are working.

Fact: Monitors can falter depending upon your type of exercise. Your own body is better at telling how hard you are working.

Myth No. 1 - Your cardio machine is calculating your calorie burn.

Fact: Caloric burns depend upon age, fitness level, BMI and sex. Different sexes at different fitness level burn different amount of calories.

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