Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

How To Avoid Post Workout Binges And Lose Those Last 10 Pounds In 3 Easy Steps


I was so embarrassed for her. After a grueling 45 minutes on the Stairmaster, Kathy rewarded herself with a bag of Ruffles and a Diet Coke. Yet still insatiable, she drank two breakfast drinks and finished off little Emily's last five Oreos.

Kathy's post workout binges are nothing new. Neither are the extra 10 pounds living around her hips that she can't seem to lose. But once Kathy puts these simple three steps to good use, she smile gaily as her last 10 pounds melt away.

Step 1: Eat at least 45 minutes before you exercise.

Ok, if you are now envisioning guilt eating and compensation exercising stop. This is not about eating a chocolate bar now and exercising it off later. It's about, giving your body the energy it needs to sustain a good 45-60minute workout.

Eat a light snack consisting of 300-500 calories. This could be a bagel, with a slice of turkey and a whole tomato. Or it could be a protein bar.

The point is to get some carbohydrates, proteins and fats in your system now so that it has something to run on later. With this pre-workout meal, carbohydrates are critical because you want energy for your workout.

Eating 45 minutes before a workout will not make you fat. If anything, it will spend up your metabolism if you do this regularly.

Step 2: Drink lots of water while exercising

Your body should be 70% water and it knows this. When exercising, you could easily lose up to three pounds of water during one exercise.

Please don't beat yourself up if you don't lose three pounds. I watch women get upset at the gym everyday after their post-workout weighting ritual, if they haven't lost weight. The weight will come off.

If you drink while exercising, you may be able to exercise longer. But more importantly your body will not have to cry out for water after you finish exercising.

Also, water can give you the sensitive of fullness so that you can calmly wait for your post workout meal without getting ravenous.

Step 3. Eat a meal at least 45 minutes after you workout.

Even if you are not hungry after your workout, you should train yourself to eat within 45 minutes of exercising. The body is patient and it will take a lot of mistreatment up to a point.

The problem with waiting until you are hungry to eat is that the body continues doing gazillion operations until you decide to eat. This usually when you get the "Gosh, I hungry now!" feeling.

In truth, at this stage, you're not hungry, you're famished and you have no time or patience to be judicious with what you eat. What's more, you're more likely to overeat.

So, feed your body with a 300-500 calorie meal within 45 minutes of exercising. Again, make sure that this meal has carbohydrates, proteins and fats.

For the post-workout meal, eating a lean protein proves critical because your body is in repair mode and it needs protein to rebuild your body.

If you can avoid post-workout binges for the next five weeks, you can certainly melt away those last 10 pounds. Here's the secret to never having an excuse for not eating your pre and post-workout meals: Make your meals simple and place them in your purse or gym bag.

On occasion your can even replace a meal with a well-balanced protein shake. Now, no more embarrassing post-workout pig fests, you know what to do instead.

Are you a pro at yo-yo dieting? Let Naweko show you how to go from slob to sexy using the secret mind tools that even fitness models won't tell you about. Get the real scoop on how to lose weight and keep it off at http://www.Noixia.com, home of "Skinny Fat Chicks: Why We're Still Not Getting This Dieting Thing" ISBN:0974912212.


MORE RESOURCES:

WRAL.com

Consumer Reports: Weight-loss supplements not worth the risk
WRAL.com
Weight-loss supplements that promise quick results are all the rage. In fact, it's now a billion-dollar industry. But supplements claiming to "burn fat fast" could impact health in a negative way over time. Ingredients in many of them include green ...



11 Solutions for Your Weight Loss Challenges
Huffington Post
Helping people live healthier lives is my thing. I rounded up the obstacles to weight loss I hear about most often and share my solutions for each below. But let me start with this: You are not fighting this weight loss battle alone. Lots of people ...



WTVD-TV

Fitness experts share the benefits of joining a weight loss challenge
WTVD-TV
If your New Year's resolution was to lose weight but you've been having a hard time getting motivated, you might want to think about joining a weight loss challenge, similar to the one that's currently underway at Orangetheory Fitness studios in the ...



Weight loss
The Economist
SHEDDING kilos is harder than putting them on, which is why the weight-loss industry is so big. Its latest manifestation is online weight-management sites: social networks for the plump in which participants can set a target weight and monitor their ...



How to Love Your Body After Weight Loss
Shape Magazine
I figured no amount of weight loss would ever give me the acceptance I so desperately wanted. I slowly lost the motivation to continue working on me, and shifted my energy into work and family instead. I gained about 5-10 pounds during 2013. It was ...
Wesley surgeons offering additional weight loss surgeryHattiesburg American

all 2 news articles »


The Tennessean

County educator shares weight-loss journey
The Tennessean
(Photo: Randy Moomaw/The Times). 296 CONNECT 5 TWEETLINKEDIN 2 COMMENTEMAILMORE. It was Feb. 18, 2014, when Cheatham County educator Molly Hudgens took those first steps on the road to fitness that would lead to a 71-pound weight loss.



Yahoo Health

5 Unhealthy, Even Dangerous, Weight-Loss Diets
Yahoo Health
Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, says this is in no way a viable weight-loss option. “This is an incredibly dangerous and unhealthy weight-loss option that could potentially be deadly,” says Palinkski-Wade. “Not only would this lead to serious nutrient ...



Public Release: 29-Jan-2015 Facelift surgery after massive weight loss poses ...
EurekAlert (press release)
"In the massive weight loss population there are common techniques which we feel can enhance results in these patients," the researchers write. Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, is a co-author of the new study.
Facelift surgery after massive weight loss poses challengesMedical Xpress

all 8 news articles »


Weight loss is all about goal setting
Citizens Voice
The holidays are long gone, and now we face the inevitable — diet season. If you've been there, done that, how about doing something different this year: Set some goals. Goal setting is critical to accomplishing any task. Is it possible to reach a ...



'Extreme Weight Loss' star meets Heat players
Local 10
REALITY STAR CHRIS POWELL ENJOYING A STROLL ON SOUTH BEACH. THE STAR OF THE HUTT SHOW "EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS" SCHAUERING THIS SELFIE WITH HIS WIFE AT THE FAMED BUILT MORE HOTEL IN CORAL GABLES THIS WEEK.


Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.