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Best ways to lose 20 pounds fast

By Albert | January 23, 2009

lose 20 pounds in one month

You realized that if you lose 20 pounds fast it will bring back your self esteem. It will also make you wear better clothes and look better in them too.  How would you like to look good in a bikini again? Boost your confidence in joining more physical activities. If you have children, it can even set a good example to eating healthy and rouse them from spending countless hours in front of the Tv or computer.

It’s not easy to lose weight, more so, when you need to shed off at least 20 pounds. But it is doable and you can start with 5 easy ways.

1. Get physical. Exercise is very important in losing weight. Join a sports club. Walk whenever possible. Run, swim, play tennis, come up with physical activities with your family (How about joining the marathon or strolling the park regularly?). Remember that even low impact physical activity is better than watching TV all day. Stop being a couch potato.

2. Go for a healthy diet. Who doesn’t love fried foods? We all do. In fact you can still continue to eat fried foods but use the healthy oils like olive or canola. Add up foods that boost metabolism such as fish, lean meat, skinless chicken, vegetables, fruits, nuts, chilis, there are plenty of delicious options to choose from.

3. Drink plenty. Water that is, at least 8 glasses a day. If you are fond of green tea, you can benefit from its antioxidants and same goes for coffee. Avoid soda and other sugar-laden drinks. Remember, sugar is empty calories.

4. Start a health journal. Give it a name. My health list. My sexy secret. Whatever. This is important in keeping track of your progress and learning the right combination of food and fitness activities will come easily because you can pinpoint what went wrong in your diet or exercise.

5. Think positively. Use some visualization to help see yourself 20 pounds lighter.  Follow the saying “act as if” and act as if you have already lost the 20 pounds.  Act as if you were in better shape and strolling down the street with more confidence.  You may laugh now but try it for 30 days and see what a difference it can make in your life.

There are many more ways to lose 20 pounds fast.  Visit Lose 20 Pounds Fast for more helpful weight loss tips.


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