Do you want to know the best weight loss methods? Here are the tested and proven weight loss tips all of the top models in the industry use to stay thin all year round that you need to follow.
Starting on the journey to achieving your dream body is extremely exciting and if you are anything like me, you are doing everything you possibly can to make sure that your weight loss methods will yield the best results.
You are about to learn the top weight loss tools from weight loss diet, weight loss exercise, weight loss meals, weight loss supplements and intermittent fasting for weight loss.
After studying these specific weight loss tips, you are going to be an expert on how to lose weight and how to stay model thin all year round. You will be fully prepared to not only achieve your own weight loss goals but maintain them year-round.
This post is all about weight loss tips that everyone trying to lose weight needs to know about.
Eat your biggest meal first.
This might sound like the opposite of what you have probably been doing your whole life, and it’s probably why you’re having such a hard time losing weight. Growing up, I know my parents and grandparents loved cooking a lot of food and setting out a big feast for their families for dinner. In restaurants it is common to order a three or four course meal with appetizers and dessert, with dining hours being as late as 9 or 10 o’clock. However, eating large amounts of food, especially later on at night, is the last thing you should do when trying to lose weight.
A common practice for a lot of bodybuilders and men who are trying to get larger is to consume a lot of calories right before bed. When sleeping, your body is at its lowest metabolic expenditure. When you eat a lot of food right before bed, your body is going to have a much harder time burning off all of the calories consumed, and will need to store all of the extra energy from the food somehow, right? So it gets stored in one of two ways: in the form of fat or muscle. And since there is only so much muscle mass your body can create in one night, the majority of what you ate will turn to fat or waste to be excreted.
Sleeping is also when your body is doing the most building and repairing, so when your body has a lot more protein in food to use to repair its systems and tissues it will promote muscle growth in the process. That being said, it is not wise to eat a large meal right before bed. So then the question becomes, When should you eat a large meal?
The answer is simple: the morning. Eating a larger meal in the morning will provide energy for the entire day and also give your body a lot of time to properly digest everything taken in. Not to mention you will feel fuller for a much longer period of time and won’t feel the need to eat a big meal later on. The earlier you eat your largest meal for the day, the more time your body has to process it and use it properly so that it is not all being stored as fat.
2. Intermittent Fast.
I’m sure you’ve heard or seen this somewhere, as fasting has become a major trend in recent years for weight loss. Not to mention there are several religions that practice fasting. For those who have not heard of fasting, it is where you go without food for a certain amount of time. Intermittent fasting is when you have a window of time you do eat and a window of time throughout the day where you do not eat. This window typically stays the same every day so your body has time to adjust to what you are telling it to do.
Most people like to fast from the time they go to bed up until noon the next day, leaving the rest of the day open to eating until bedtime. While fasting can be very helpful for weight loss, it is not likely you will see a lot of progress with this time frame. Why? For the same reason as tip number two: eating later on in the day is an absolute no-go. So then you’re probably thinking, ‘Well great, when can I fast now?’ The answer is also simple: in the afternoon/evening until the next morning. Keep your eating window earlier on in the day, from the time you wake up til around noon or one. Fast the rest of the day and don’t eat again until the morning. Studies have shown that if you eat one meal a day, eating that one meal earlier on in the morning will lead to weight loss, while eating later on at night will lead to weight gain. If you are thinking to yourself, there is no way I can go without eating for that long, then play around with your eating windows and slowly ease into it. Start your eating window from 10 am to about 3 or 4. The next day, push the window back from 9:30 to 3:30, or even 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Eventually, you will be able to make this window larger after practice.
3. Cut carbs.
I know this is not something you or anyone else wants to hear: cut carbs. However, these two words are just as simple as they are effective. Models are known for having diets that are high in protein and healthy fats and low in carbohydrates. Why? Extensive research over the years has shown that diets lower in carbohydrates are more effective in losing unwanted fat and and promoting lean muscle mass while diets higher in carbs are better for gaining weight and building bulk muscle. Thankfully, nowadays there are many healthy options for those who love carbs but want to cut them out. Examples of these include cauliflower rice, carbmaster yogurts from Kroger, and cauliflower crust pizzas. The list is extensive, just take some time browsing around your local grocery store or wholesale store (not at a time when you’re hungry, of course) and look around. You’ll be surprised how many companies offer low-carb versions of their items, just be sure to read the label first.
For even more advanced and rapid weight loss: The same rule applies to carbs as it does to intermittent fasting and eating your largest meal first: eat the majority of your carbohydrates first thing in the morning. This gives your body plenty of time to utilize all of the carbohydrates properly. As the days go on, make your meals higher in proteins and fats, lower in carbs. Thank me later.
4. Drink first.
If you’ve read any of my other posts, you know that drinking a lot of water throughout the day plays a key role in weight loss. However, there is another key trick to maximizing water for weight loss: drink a whole glass of water before each meal. Studies have shown that people commonly mistake dehydration symptoms for hunger symptoms, and turn to food instead of water. Drinking water before a meal does two things: first, it gives your body the hydration it needs and separates true hunger for food from dehydration. After drinking the glass of water, wait about 20 minutes. Any hunger that persists after that is a good indication of true hunger as opposed to dehydration. Secondly, drinking a lot of water before a meal will make you feel fuller faster, and you will find that you will not be able to eat as much food. This is because your stomach is partially filled with water and it has satisfied part of your hunger already. When this happens, don’t keep eating. Listen to your body and stop if you feel full, you don’t need to consume excess calories when you aren’t hungry. Less calories in means less calories you have to burn before being in a caloric deficit.
5. Make your plate colorful.
While losing weight is the main priority here, it is extremely important to make sure you are giving your body the nutrients it needs to survive. The final important tip that models use for weight loss is making sure their meals include a variety of fruits and vegetables. Making sure your plate is colorful, having a variety of fruits and veggies will give your body the essential vitamins and minerals it needs to function properly. Fruits and vegetables are also very low in calorie and are a great snack alternative to keep calories low and help satisfy hunger cravings.
The list of ways you can add fruits and vegetables to your diet are endless. Fruits and vegetables are easy to cut up and use in salads, they can be cooked up or baked with light seasoning as a side dish for protein and can be tossed in with cut up meat for stir fry to name a few. I love making fruit smoothies in the morning, that is usually a staple breakfast for models. For vegetables, My personal favorite way to consume vegetables is to cut them up and have them pre-packed in the fridge so they are ready to take with me when I’m out and about during the day. Get creative and mix things up so your diet doesn’t feel like a diet. It will become a fun activity to try and come up with creative ways to add additional nutrients to your meal plan while still promoting weight loss. You may even discover a lot of new recipes you’ve never tried before and love.
This post was all about weight loss tips from a model that everyone needs to know about.
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