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Easy Steps for Weight Management

Easy Steps for Weight Management - GNC India

Easy Steps for Weight Management

Is the herculean task of managing your weight, weighing you down? In all likelihood, the wealth of information out there does more to confuse a person than help him with weight management. This is a predicament we are all too familiar with. Effective weight management is the Holy Grail when it comes to living a healthy life. Willpower, commitment and most importantly a smart plan are pillars on which your success rests.

You have to begin your journey towards healthy living and effective weight management with Diet control and exercise. They are 2 sides of the same coin and a gateway to weight management. Couple these efforts with supplementation and you have a shot at achieving your weight goals.


There is no replacement for a regular workout. Staying in shape requires commitment. When combined with a smart plan you can begin the experience the bliss that comes with a good workout every day.

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H.I.I.T : High-Intensity Interval Training is an incredible way to boost energy and metabolism.  It breaks up the monotony of doing steady state cardio and makes workouts challenging.  You will always feel like you accomplished a lot in a short time with H.I.I.T.

Fasted Morning Cardio: If your goal is to stay lean, take advantage of your natural physiology and do your cardio on an empty stomach in the morning.  Take your BCAAs, HMB, and coffee to spare muscles from catabolism and get your day started right.

The Century Club Challenge (CCC):  Whether it’s a quarter CCC or half CCC, all ten exercises of the CCC make a total body workout for the upper and lower body, glutes and core.  Build up to it in pieces and increase your intensity as you improve.

Free Weights:  Get in there with the guys and show them how strong you really are.  Lift heavy and discover your inner strength.

Yoga: Find your inner peace while building core strength, improving breathing, flexibility, and balance.  Namaste.

Diet Control

Diet control can amplify the efforts you put in while working out and provide a proper framework for effective weight loss. Here are a few guides to help you set your own rules when it comes to controlling and smartly managing your diet.

Adopt healthy eating patterns: It is also important to make sure that the calories you are ingesting are coming from a variety of healthy, nutrient-rich foods from all four food groups.  It is best to eat at least five servings of fruit and veggies a day along with lots of whole grain

Give up poor eating habits: Poor eating habits would include eating when you’re not hungry, overeating or eating larger portions that are necessary to fill you up.  You should also be aware of your intake of certain foods and food ingredients and use them in moderation.

Avoid sugar:  Don’t be fooled by food labels that have things like agave nectar, evaporated cane juice or honey.  These are sugars and have just as much impact on your physiology as high fructose corn syrup.  Stick to whole grains in their natural forms like oats, quinoa, spelled and rice.

Be satisfied with small gains (or losses): You have to be patient and also be satisfied with even small gains.  It may seem easier to “throw the hat in” when you don’t see quick, immediate or drastic results but falling back into old habits will set you back even further and negate any positive gains you’ve made.  Set goals, plan ways to reach your goals and execute your plan

Reward yourself:  You may feel like you’re giving up a lot of things when you embark on a weight loss plan so always remember to reward yourself as you make progress and achieve your goals.  Maybe you’ve cut some of your favorite “comfort” foods out of your diet or maybe you don’t eat out anymore so every once in a while, you should allow yourself to indulge.

Take multiple vitamin supplements:  A report published last year in a major medical journal stated that most of us, for a variety of reasons, are not getting enough of the essential vitamins and minerals we need from our daily diets and should, therefore, consider supplementing with a multiple vitamins each day.  It’s even more important to consider supplementing with a multiple when you start exercising more and limiting your caloric intake.

You could consider incorporating supplements to aid in your transformation. In addition to multivitamins here are a few supplements to help you with maximizing the benefits that you can reap with a healthy diet and exercise regime.

Successful Weight Management Combo: L-Carnitine is a nutrient synthesized by the body. It shuttles long-chain fatty acids into mitochondria, the “battery” or powerhouse of the cell. Getting the fatty acids to the muscle mitochondria allows the mitochondria to oxidize (burn) fat to make energy to fuel our muscles. Patients have been shown to benefit from supplementation with L-carnitine as part of their heart health management plan. Total Lean Liquid L-Carnitine is scientifically formulated, provides 1000mg of L-Carnitine per serving, and transports long-chain fatty acids to be used as energy. For best results, take 1000 mg per day (or 1 tablespoon of Total Lean Liquid L-Carnitine).

Simply adding L-Carnitine to your regimen without a proper diet and exercise plan will provide little benefit to your weight loss goals.  It is best utilized in conjunction with daily nutrition and exercise habits.

Calorie-Burners: A regular exercise program will help you burn more calories and build a faster metabolism, but when you could use a boost, a thermogenic might be for you.  Thermogenics help your body produce heat, thus increasing your metabolism and energy levels and helping you to burn more calories—a welcome aid to anyone trying to reduce calories.  Green Tea Complex is a great vegetarian energy booster.  It has similar effects to thermogenic.

Meal Replacements: Maintaining a healthy, balanced diet is an important factor in weight management.  But sometimes, preparing nutritious, low-calorie meals is not easy or convenient.  Incorporating a meal replacement product as a part of a calorie-controlled diet can be an effective tool for achieving your weight management goals. They are easy to prepare, nutritionally balanced, tasty and are an effective way to exercise portion control, an essential component of a successful weight management plan.

So, before you decide to skip a meal or reach for a fast food fix, remember a meal replacement is a quick, nutritious and delicious option for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Support Healthy Blood Sugar: If you are concerned about your blood sugar level while maintaining a healthy weight, chromium might be a good choice for you.  It has been shown to help support normal, healthy blood sugar levels, which is important while dieting.

Products to Curb Hunger: Is portion control your diet dilemma?  Adding fiber, nutrition bars, and chia may help you overcome your constant cravings.  Fiber increases your feeling of fullness and satiety so you eat less and wait longer between meals. You might be surprised how smaller portions of foods containing fiber and chia can fill you up, helping you eat less and be completely satisfied.

Make Your Own Healthy Meals: Mixing up your own smoothies is a great way to incorporate fresh produce into your diet.  With the Fit & Fresh™ Smooth Blend Mixer, you can make delicious healthy concoctions in no time.  Toss in your favorite fruits and vegetables, add some protein powder and maybe some low-fat yogurt, blend and you’ve got an excellent, healthy breakfast or lunch.

With this combination of diet control regular exercise and supplementation you can begin to effectively manage your weight and stay in shape and good health. If you any queries suggestions or feedback, do write to us @. We will try and help give you more information and guidance on your requirements.

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