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How To Lose Ten Pounds In One Week
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How to Lose Ten Pounds In One Week

I can figure out your anxiety on how to lose ten pounds in one week. The simple reason could be you're not happy the way you look right now and so you want to lose that extra fat, look slimmer and beautiful? Yes, it's possible to achieve your wish to lose ten pounds in one week, provided you get yourself motivated, disciplined and change your life style for good.

The following 5 factors are in deed essential to lose 10 pounds in a week:

1. Diet:

Yes, this is the most important factor to lose weight quick and easy, so one must consume the right diet in the right quantity. But sadly most of us know how to eat healthy, yet we choose not to.

To lose fat, we must eat the good food groups only and avoid the rest. The best of the food groups are Protein and Fiber. Proteins are found plenty in egg white, nuts and vegetables like beans and lentils. Fiber is available in all vegetables particularly leafy vegetables and fruits. Avoid dairy products such as cheese, butter etc. and in particular high-carb, low-fiber starches.

The starches or carbohydrates have a substantial quantity of fiber, but in fact our bodies aren’t designed to eat these foods. They are quickly converted into sugar when consumed, and again sugar is converted into fat. Also hunger signals are transmitted to the brain center faster and the feeling of hunger is more frequent when starches are consumed. Although carbohydrates provide a lot of energy, most of us can’t utilize that much energy and obviously the excess of it becomes fat.

One thing you must ensure is to drink plenty of water frequently during the day, a minimum of 6 to 8 glasses per day. Water aids in increasing the rate at which you burn fats in the body. More water means more fat burning and more weight loss.

So your diet should primarily be meats, nuts, beans, vegetables, fruits and plenty of water. This will give you sufficient nutrients that you need without providing extra calories which will help you to lose 10 pounds in one week.

2. Exercise:

Exercise is the essential basic catalyst for burning calories and to lose ten pounds in one week. Simple walking is good and walking on toes is value added resulting in hardening of calf and thigh muscles. If your physical ability allows do slow jogging in the beginning, and increase the pace in due course. Skipping is also a good exercise which anyone can do at home.

I suggest you visit YouTube and find some relevant videos of effective exercises to lose 10 pounds in one week.

3. Stress:

You may be aware that stress has a lot of negative impact on mind which is the epicenter governing the vital involuntary functions of our body and organs. A stressful mind could result in a faulty digestive system which in turn could create digestive functional disorders. So instead of losing fat more fat could be added, thus resulting in excess weight..

In order to lose 10 pounds in one week try to be cool, try your best to be tension-free and thus maintain your peace of mind. A cool mind controls our body vital functions in a more efficient manner resulting in better health and weight loss. A stressful person tends to seek comfort in eating junk food which again results in weight gain. So you see the difference!

A few tips for stress reduction:

Go for a stroll every day morning or evening. Have some rest for 40 - 60 minutes after lunch. Read an interesting book of your liking. Play with your loved ones. Yoga and meditation are great ways for stress-free peaceful mind. A few of these changes in your way of life can make a world of difference and help you to lose 10 pounds in one week more than what your expected!

4. Rest:

We must give adequate rest to our bodies. A person must sleep at least for 7 hours per day. Lesser sleep really could be harmful to our health. Lack of sleep can effect our mental efficiency level too which in turn effects our physical performance and work activities. So avoid late nights watching TV and hit bed early. It is high time we all start this good habit which we practiced when we were children, but ignored as we grew up “early to bed early to rise makes a person Healthy, Wealthy and Wise”!!

If you’re serious about learning how to lose ten pounds in one week, then you have to restart this beneficial habit. Morning time is ideal for yoga, meditation and any other exercise such as walking, skipping or jogging.

5. Supplements:

Use of Supplements for weight loss is debatable. Some say that you don’t need supplements to lose 10 pounds in a week. The fact is, supplements really work. Diet supplements increase your metabolism and flush out unwanted toxins. Supplements boost your energy level and help in suppressing your appetite. So the Supplements are certainly beneficial when you try to lose ten pounds!

Diet supplements are not miracle pills as many believe. Trying these pills without eating nutritious healthy foods or doing any exercise will be useless. In fact Supplements are meant to supplement a better healthy lifestyle.

Street Talk


I like your article, I have been trying to lose weight for sometime. Thanks for the information.

  about 9 years ago

What supplements do you recommend?

  about 1 decade ago

This is a pretty good article but there are a few things I'm concerned about. Firstly you mentioned that you should avoid dairy. Contrary to popular belief people who consume dairy products actually lost weight. Dairy is a good source of calcium as well as protein. It's only fattening if taken in large quantities. When it comes to diet one should consume low glycaemic index carbohydrates such as brown rice, rolled oats, wholegrain bread and wholegrain pasta.

  about 1 decade ago
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