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ONE simple, everyday thing you can do RIGHT NOW to burn fat

Such a simple recommendation, yet so many people have a hard time implementing it.

It's easier than exercising. Easier than cooking healthy meals and definitely easier than most tasks on your daily, overwhelming to-do list.

What is this simple - yet highly effective - task you can start doing right now to accelerate your fat burning efforts?

Glass of Water

Drinking more water (yup, take a sip right now).

I know, I know. You wanted me to tell you something magical, something more fun, or something that could potentially make groundbreaking news.

But the truth is, this simple tip is one of your best strategies for accelerated weight loss.

Let's take a quick look at just what a little water, or better yet, not enough water, can do inside your body to help you burn unwanted fat.

1. Water makes you feel less hungry and more full after a meal.

Various research shows that if you drink 2 cups of water 30 minutes before a meal then you will consume 75 less calories, on average, during that meal. Many people's greatest concern when transitioning to a healthy eating plan is "I don't want to feel hungry." Getting in your daily dose of water, along with a properly balanced meal plan filled with fat burning foods, is the perfect combination for never feeling hungry while fueling your metabolic fire to burn off those unwanted pounds.

2. Water helps you tone up and maintain toned muscles.

If your muscles are dehydrated, you won't see that lean, toned look you are working so hard to achieve. Increase your water intake and you're likely to see a change in your muscle tone fast. It is your blood's job to deliver oxygen and nutrients to your muscles and organs, and blood plasma is composed of 90% water. So not supplying your body with sufficient amounts of water will lead to muscles that do not have the nourishment they need to contract, function, and build up optimally. Also remember that muscle is one of your best tools for increasing metabolic rate and becoming a fat burning machine all day long.

3. Drinking water increases your metabolism.

German researchers once conducted a study where they measured the participants' resting metabolism before and after they drank about two cups of water. The results showed that after 10 minutes their rates of metabolism began to pick up, after 40 minutes their metabolic rates were 30% greater, and they remained at this faster rate for at least an hour. Wow! What a simple way to ensure your body stays in fat burning mode all day long (yes, take another sip right now).

4. Water helps your liver complete its job of metabolizing fat.

Two critical organs when you're trying to lose weight are your kidneys and liver. It is your kidneys' job to eliminate waste from your body, and water is essential in this process. If your kidneys are not getting enough water to complete this vital task, they will ask the liver for some help. The liver will always say "yes" and if the liver is too busy doing the work of the kidneys, it can NOT focus on what you really want it to do which is metabolize unwanted fat. By simply supplying your body with enough water, the kidneys can do their work and the liver can do its important fat burning work as well.

Categories

  1. Healthy Eating   
       3 posts
  1. Meal planning   
       2 posts
  1. Balance   
       1 posts
  1. Cheat Day   
       1 posts
  1. Parenting   
       1 posts
  1. Clean eating   
       1 posts
  1. Gluten Free   
       1 posts
  1. Inspiration   
       1 posts
  1. Guest Post   
       1 posts

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