If you`re famous and financially well-off, you can buy yourself a better body and better shape- at least this is what most people assume about the celebrities and the movie stars.
To some extent, this might be true, but in reality, these celebrities go to unsustainable extremes to drop the few pounds, while others have figured out how to live a balanced, and healthy life.
In most cases, their methods of weight loss are not superior or complex as some of us think. Yes, some may afford a personal trainer, but without the determination, patience and will to lose weight, they may not achieve their weight loss goals.
In this article, we`ve rounded up to the best methods that the celebrities use to lose weight.
- Take it Slow and Steady
Many at times, people often fail to realize their weight loss goals by setting unrealistic, and unachievable goals.
To lose weight, you must set attainable, measurable, and most importantly become patient in realizing your goals.
According to Womens Health Magazine, it took Khole Kardashian roughly a year and a half to shed 30 pounds.
Why is this?
Despite her working out regularly, the celeb star was not ready yet to give up on all her food.
While this might seem like slow progress to achieve your goals, it will allow you to develop a healthy habit and routine over time, that will allow you to stick to it in the long run.
A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine indicates that the “maintain, not gain” technique may do wonders for those looking to lose weight.
Here, you`ll need to maintain your current weight and lifestyle without adding any extra pound, and this might help you lose weight.
- Develop Creative Ways of Losing Weight
When it comes to losing weight, some of think that we must follow the traditional ways of jogging, hitting the gym, swimming or doing some weights.
However, there`s no set-stone way of losing calories-provided your activity results in greater calorie output that input, then you`re surely going to lose weight.
That said, according to Jenna Dewan Tatum, her weight loss journey was a bit unconventional. For instance, the star lost her baby weight by performing lunges and calf raises while rocking her daughter Everly, for 45 minutes.
In addition to developing creative ways of losing weight, it`s crucial that you find a weight loss program that you love and is enjoyable doing.
If you don`t love the morning runs, just don`t it. Find an alternative that you`ll always be looking forward to performing by the end of the day.
- More Movement
Alongside workouts, it`s crucial that you have movements.
A simple activity such as walking, in addition, to say, lifting dumbbells can do wonders on your weight.
A testimony to this is Jessica Simpson, who was able to drop her baby weight. Besides her 45-minute daily strength training, the star ensured that shed logged between 8,000 to 10,000 a day.
When it comes to movement, there`re a plethora of ways to accomplish this including fidgeting, using stairs instead of the lifts, dancing, among others.
- Staying Hydrated
Most of us know the importance of drinking water during workouts to stay hydrated but overlook the benefit of sipping water throughout the day.
Yes, most of the celebs always carry themselves a bottle of water, which they sip throughout the day.
Water is not only important to quench their thirst, but it`s also essential in flushing out the excess toxins, and the retained fluids, which contribute to weight gain.
This is not to mention that the hydrating effects of water are nourishing to the skin. Therefore, if you`re looking at achieving a smooth, radiant, and pimple free skin complexion such as that on of Beyoncé, you should incorporate water into your daily routine.
- Eating and Apple a Day
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
As cliché as the above statement might seem, it true and it works.
See, this crisp, and refreshing fruit is among the superfoods you can consume.
For a start, this fruit is rich with powerful antioxidants quercetin, Vitamins B-6, and C, which are essential for keeping your cholesterol levels down, thus cutting your weight to manageable levels and lowering the risk of lifestyle diseases such as heart disease.
Most importantly, Apple is rich in fiber content, which makes feel fuller for longer, thus cutting your overall consumption. Subsequently, this results to a lower weight.
- Learn to Relax
Though most of the celebs have a busy schedule, they often allocate time for relaxing.
According to Huffington post, stress has time and again been linked to weight gain, and relaxing can as the perfect remedy you need to manage your weight.
How do you ask?
Well, for a start, stress impact on your behavior, and it triggers you to eat more, looking for quick comfort in food.
Stress also causes hormonal changes by raising cortisol, a blood hormone which raises your blood sugar and causes your fat cells to grow larger. Persistent high cortisol levels have been linked to increased belly fat.
Therefore, having a me-time to relax, unwind after a tiring day is always crucial for you to lose weight.
- Get Enough Sleep
Similar to stress, lack of insufficient sleep has been linked to increased weight gain.
According to The Sleep Doctor, sleep deprivation result to changes in the body hormones that regulate appetite and hunger.
The lack of sleep makes you more likely to eat more of your overall calories at night, ultimately leading to increased weight gain.
We`re always envious of our celebrities, and the shape of their bodies.
However, as you can see, most of them are not doing anything out of the obvious.
It`s a matter of knowing what works for them, having the determination, persistence, and will to achieve their goals.
And you can do it too.
Follow the above hacks, and you will start to see some improvements.