10 Ways to Lose Your Gut in 10 Days from 10 Ways to Lose Your Gut in 10 Days

10 Ways to Lose Your Gut in 10 Days

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10 Ways to Lose Your Gut in 10 Days

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Do you have an event coming up? Maybe it’s a wedding, birthday party or high school reunion? Instead of taking dangerous diet pills and cutting out essential foods, use these tips to lose weight fast.

Daniel Jeal, Director of Kiss Fitness and Trainer for Trainerize, says that although fast weight loss should not be encouraged, there is plenty that can be done to reduce belly fat in just 10 days. “Simply executing these tips will help you burn more and consume less every day,” he adds.

For instance, your workouts should consist of high intensity interval training, you should completely remove alcohol from your diet, and you should make sure to snack throughout the day in order to prevent overeating at meal times.

Continue reading for 10 ways to lose your gut in 10 days.

1. Start the day with a pint of water

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It’s very important to stay hydrated, and what better way to start your day then with an ice cold glass of water. “Cleanse your body with chilled water upon waking and you’ll help the toxins escape and turn on your metabolism,” Jeal says. You can also get in the daily routine of drinking a glass of warm lemon water. It helps your body eliminate waste products, while aiding in the bodies digestive system.

2. HIIT it up

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Keep your workout short and exciting while torching fat and calories at the same time with HITT training. “Short intense exercise wakes up all your systems, burns fat, builds muscle and gets the heart pumpin,” Jeal says.

3. Stay away from salt

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Regardless to if you are trying to lose weight in 10 days or 3 weeks, salt should never been on your radar. It causes bloating, makes you thirsty, can increase your fat cells, and it enhances the taste of foods, making you eat more. Reduce your salt intake by avoiding instant foods and cooking your own food so you know exactly what ingredients you are putting in it.

4. Go Dry!

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If you want to lose weight in 10 days you need to completely remove alcohol from your diet. It has the ability to completely sabotage your weight loss goals by causing your body to store extra calories and affect the way your body breaks down foods that contain fat and carbohydrates. “All alcohol is excess to our dietary requirements, it’s not easily processed or used for energy. Ditch it, the gut will follow,” Jeal says.

5. Get to bed

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Give up late nights and get to bed earlier. The later you go to sleep the more likely you are to accumulate extra belly fat. It can also reduce the benefits of dieting. Sleep is literally where the magic happens. It’s important to get to bed earlier and aim for at least 7 hours, Jeal says. *See: 20 Things You Shouldn’t Do Before Bed

6. Stop drinking diet soda

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Just because it says the word “diet” on it, does not mean it’s diet-friendly. It is loaded with artificial sweeteners and encourages your taste buds to crave sweets, while spiking your insulin levels and causing your body to store more fat. According to a study conducted by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, people who drank two or more diet sodas a day had waist sizes that were six times bigger than those who didn’t drink diet soda.

7. Ditch the sugar

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Lose your gut faster by cutting back on unnecessary calories. According to Authority Nutrition, “when we eat a lot of sugar, most of the fructose gets metabolized by the liver. There it gets turned into fat, which is then secreted into the blood.” Sugar is also said to increase your overall food intake because it does not make you feel satisfied after meals.

8. Snack!

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“Healthy snacks stop you from overeating at meal times,” Jeal says.  Some snacks include low-calorie foods that are high in water, such as cucumbers, celery and watermelon. They will help you lose weight faster because they fill you up and cause you to eat less.

 

9. Don’t go out to eat

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Temptations are high when you go out to eat. Avoid them altogether by cooking your meals at home. Restaurants typically serve way more than the healthy serving size, and in many cases the nutritional information is not displayed. Therefore 10 days of home cooked, healthy meals is just what you need to ensure you meet your weight loss goals.

10. Have a positive attitude

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Handling life with a positive attitude will not only help you live longer but it will help keep you on the right path towards achieving your goals. You will never lose weight if you tell yourself it’s too hard and you can’t do it. Remember to always look at the bright side. Positive people are more motivated and they tend to accomplish more than negative people.