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Rapid Fat Loss – Avoid The Pitfalls That Come With Your Attempts To Lose Weight Fast
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Rapid Fat Loss – Avoid the Pitfalls That Come With Your Attempts to Lose Weight Fast

Rapid fat loss is a desire of every woman who ever wanted to lose fat and drop those excess unwanted pounds. In fact, I have an idea that if you are reading this then you are interested in finding a good way to lose fat quickly as well.

My goal in this writing is to help you achieve that. And knowing the difficult road that must be traveled in order to lose weight, I want to provide you with honest information regarding your journey. Hopefully it will help you avoid the disappointment and pitfalls that can come with your high expectations of rapid fat loss.

To begin with, let’s get to the facts about fat loss and the truth about what it takes and how long it takes to lose fat.

In order to lose one pound of fat, you have to burn 3500 calories. That means that your body has to use up 3500 calories over and above what is consumed in order to lose 1 pound of fat. In theory, that probably sounds easy. But let’s put some scenarios out here to get an idea of what 3500 calories looks like. Here are a few examples:

  • Go for a run at an 11 mile per hour pace for 6 hours
  • Do some resistance training using free weights at a moderate to high intensity for about 9.5 hours
  • Go for a walk at 3 mile per hour pace for 11 hours
  • Ride a bike at a 9.4 mile per hours pace for 8 hours

Now, unless you have some free time on your hands, this kind of effort won’t be possible to put in on a daily basis in order to achieve a 1 pound per day fat loss rate. Plus, the 3500 calories burned through that effort doesn’t take into account the food you’ll eat through the course of the day that will be required to give you the energy you need to even perform these tasks.

Assuming you consume a bare minimum of 800 calories or maximum of 1500, you would need to burn anywhere from 4,300 to 5,000 calories in one day to achieve a one pound loss of fat. Might as well add on another 2.5 to 4 hours of work to the list of exercises above.

For many woman rapid fat loss for them means losing 2 to 5 pounds a week. With the above information I think you can now see that kind of weight loss would not be possible. Having shown the information above, can you see how the definition of “rapid fat loss” may be a little…shall we say misconstrued?

And if your expectations going into your fat loss plans are to achieve these kinds of results, you can see how unsuccessful you would be. And it’s that outcome that can cause disappointment and make you want to give up. Alas, we get to a common pitfall of the whole weight loss process.

Still, if you look at fat loss from a realistic point of view, there are ways to lose weight more quickly than others. And if you stay focused on the reality of the how the process of losing fat works, then you can achieve rapid fat loss relatively speaking avoiding the pitfall of too high expectations. And not get disappointed because of a lack of results.

So then the next question is obviously how to do that.

There are several things that can be done to achieve quick fat loss results as a result of following these rules for burning fat. Here are a few of them:

  1. Don’t starve yourself, (because that philosophy works in reverse and actually causes fat storage), but minimize your caloric intake, even cycle your daily number of calories through the course of the week
  2. Measure fat loss by the week, not by the day
  3. Add extra workouts into your plan, but be cautious not to over-do-it.
  4. Track everything from eating, to training, to days off, hours of sleep. Monitor what works and what doesn’t and tweek the part that doesn’t.
  5. Plan for fat loss. Give yourself plenty of time to lose the amount of fat you have targeted to get rid of.
  6. Last but certainly not least…TRUST the PROCESS and don’t give up or give in. Except for medical conditions, fat loss is all about calories in verses calories out. If you are burning more calories than you are consuming, then for the most part…You will lose fat.

Keep these rules in mind and you’ll achieve your goal and get results from the healthiest rapid fat loss possible.


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