Frequently Asked Questions
Does saran wrapping your stomach for six weeks really work?
I want to have my stomach toned by June & Im wondering does saran wrapping your stomach works? if not tell me what does i dont want to lose weight but i do want to get rid of this muffin top & these love handles.
No, Saran wrap will make you "appear" to have a toned stomach by compressing your excess fat. If you do not want to lose weight but you do want to get rid of some of your body fat you're going to have to gain muscle mass to take the place of that body fat. I would recommend a very relaxed diet, Increase the amount of meat and veggies you eat; meat to supply protein so your body can develop muscle and veggies for all around health benefits. And decrease the amount of carbohydrates you eat; bread, pasta, oatmeal, etc. This will help your body use the carbs you already have (body fat) thus getting rid of it. Do not eliminate carbs all together or your body will go into starvation mode and create more body fat. I would recommend cardio in combination with a low muscle stimulating workout like yoga or tybo. You can pick up a beginner DVD at walmart or something like that!
Good luck stay strong!
How good is plastic wrap to lose weight around the stomach area?
I'm not trying to lose 60 pounds obviously. I'm not fat but over the winter, I did start to get a little pooch. I don't always have time to exercise and therefore this might be a quick solution. I heard the effects aren't longterm but I do know some people that have managed to permanently lose the weight with it
How good is plastic wrap to lose weight around the stomach area?
Eat a healthy diet.
-First thing is to keep a high metabolism. Don't skip meals (I recommend eating six small meals throughout the day.) Also, eat lots of fiber and drink green tea. You can do more research on ways to boost up your metabolism.
-Drink lots of water, about 8-10 glasses daily. Water will flush out toxins from your body. When you wake up, drink a glass of cold water. The cold water will force your body to warm it up and speed your metabolism. I've also heard about drinking 4oz of grapefruit before every meal helps slim down stomach and thighs.
-Cut off carbohydrates, cholesterol, fat, and sugar. Look for healthy alternatives if you are craving for them. Eg. If you like to eat white bread, try wheat bread instead. When using oil in cooking, use sesame or olive oil instead of vegetable oil. Drink pure fruit juice or tea instead of soda. If you like milk, try soymilk instead(it tastes even better imo). Try kale chip, toasted seaweed for snacks. Avoid red meat. Lessen the amount of food that you usually eat, but make sure you are not eating too little. Fill up your diet with lots of fruits & vegetables and nuts. Also eat organic as possible.
-Try to incorporate exercise in your everyday activities. Working out doesn't necessarily mean going to the gym and running on the threadmill, right? Eg. Running up and down the stair in a fast pace
What do you have for lunch whe trying to lose weight?
and would you eat a 180 calorie whole wheat wrap with turkey breasts for lunch? or is it not good to have everyday for lunch everyday when trying to lose weight?
this tips is long but it help me a lot i hope it help u too!
cardio exercise and eating breakfast fruits, whole grain cereals and egg-white are great options help boost metabolism which help lose weight faster & burn more calories so eat egg in every morning omelet or boiled etc..to get protein which important for your body for losing weight
stay way from junk food, fries
Do 30 minutes of cardio training [dancing, jogging, aerobics, yoga , running, bicycle, swimming, kick boxing ... ] and 30 minutes of strength train [weights, arms, setup, crunches for abs, legs workout and stretches]
workout 3-6 times on week. 30min or 1-2 hours
# Walk 30 minutes a day ?no excuses
# dont set watch TV or computer more than 2 hours stay active.
# Be aware when you eating dont eat front TV, Eat when you are hungry & eat slowly
# Restock your kitchen with healthy food
# dont skip meals eat every 4 hours & eat 3 healthy small meals & 2 healthy snacks instead 3 big meals
# Eat when you are hungry & eat slowly, chew more!
# Reduce portions by using smaller plates & bowls (9 inch diameter instead of 11+ inch)
# Eat 9 handfuls of vegetables more than fruits each day also eat 1 small handful nuts
# you have to learn about calories you should take, look & learn label on sodium,sugar,fat,carb,calorie and read ingredients
# Avoid trans fat in label (Avoid partially hydrogenated oils,Shortening, palm kernel oil and coconut oil) and saturated fats at all cost
# Avoid white food such as enriched wheat flour/white flour (white bread and rice, potatoes,white starches - white pasta, crackers, cakes,donuts,pizza ,and simple sugar, including high fructose corn syrup. Sugar, sugar, sugar. The #1 killer for trying to lose belly fat, get a 6 pack, or achieving that flat, tight, sexy stomach. Avoid high fat foods (butter,margarine, cheese, milk ) go for low fat
try to avoid processed or refined carbohydrates
# Drink one or two glasses of water before a meal to help fill you stomach with fewer food calories
# Eat less fat ,sugar and your sodium (salt) recommends less than 2,300 milligrams of sodium daily梩hat s about 1 teaspoon of salt. our bodies needs (about 1,500 milligrams) .
#Fifteen percent of your calories should come from protein, 25 to 35 percent from fat and the rest from carbohydrates.
# Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat and nonfat dairy, legumes, fish and lean meat should all be incorporated into your diet.
# Soybean, canola, olive, safflower, sunflower and corn oil are all healthy oils you should use when cooking and preparing foods.
Also, cooking medium heat is ideal but oil alone is not recommended.
# All fresh vegetables and fruits, such as green leafy vegetables and greens, broccoli, cauliflower, green beans, carrots, tomatoes, etc. Eat plenty of fiber-rich vegetables (dark leafy greens梘ood; corn--not so good), beans (all of them), and fruit (apples, pears, peaches, and berries have a lower GI than tropical fruits, like papaya and mangoes).
# Complex Carbohydrates
* Whole grains, pastas and cereals, brown rice, whole wheat bread, oats, millet, barley, kasha, cornmeal, polenta, etc.
# Stop eating 2-3 hours before bed time & dont eat carbs on dinner and sleep night 8 hours,
# Fill up 25-30 grams of fiber.
#Drink plenty of water before, during & after workout it increase your muscle tone is also important to lose weight keep hydrated, drink 8 glasses of water
# dont eat under than 1,200 calories
# if you take in more calories than you burn through daily activity and exercise you ll gain weight__regardless of whether those calories come from good natural foods or bad processed meals. it,s that simple: Eat less exercise more,
Best Fats; Monounsaturated Fat Foods
* Avocado * Oil (canola, olive, peanut, sesame) * Olives (all)
* Nuts * Peanut butter, old-fashioned * Sesame seeds
Good Fats: Polyunsaturated Fat Foods
* Margarine (first ingredient is polyunsaturated oil)
* Mayonnaise (regular or reduced-fat)
* Nuts (walnuts) * Poultry
* Oil (corn, safflower, soybean, cottonseed)
* Salad dressing (regular & reduced-fat)
* Seeds (pumpkin, sunflower) * Liquid Vegetable Oil * Eggs * Meat
Bad Fats:Saturated Fats ( no more than 7% saturated fats)
* Bacon & bacon grease * Cheese * Milk
* Butter (stick, whipped, reduced-fat) * Eggs
* Coconut Oil * Cream * Cream cheese
* Ice cream * Lard & salt pork * Palm kernel oil * Cocoa Butter
Good Luck and Take care
Bad Fats: Trans Fats (no more than 1% trans fats)
look in ingredients Partially Hydrogenated Fats or Shortening
* Margarine (stick) * Nondairy creamers * Baked Goods
* Fired Foods * Also Found in Naturally In Meat & Dairy Products In Small Amount
Can you use glad wrap to help you lose weight?
So lately I've been trying to lose weight/make my stomach tighter/make my waist smaller, and I came across a thing saying that if you wrap glad wrap around your stomach and leave it for an hour it can help you lose a couple of pounds and make your stomach tighter? Is this true? Or have you tried/heard of this method before?
This does sort of work, temporarily, but it's extremely bad for you and you should NOT do it. What happens is essentially you sweat out a lot of water. This means that you are not losing any unnecessary fat (the fat cells that make you fat remain), but you ARE losing the water that is essential for your body to function correctly. Additionally, when you take the wrap off, your body stops sweating out the water and so once you've had something to eat or drink you return right back to your original size. Since you only sweat out a bit of water when you do this, you never really lose weight. It's not cumulative; you won't lose 2 ounces today and ANOTHER 2 ounces tomorrow - instead, you might lose 2 ounces today, take off the wrap, and then tomorrow do it again and lose the exact same 2 ounces of water which in the meantime your body has replaced. (And you do WANT your body to replace the water - if it didn't, you would eventually die of dehydration.)
So - this doesn't really work, and it can be harmful, especially if you were to wrap up a large portion of your body (which really is dangerous).Sorry.