Early morning secrets to lose weight
No matter if you want to lose 5 kgs or 15 kgs, losing weight can feel like an impossible task sometimes. The many fad diets that bet to make you lose weight usually leave you hungry and unsatisfied, major reason why one is unable to follow them for long.
To make things easy for you, here in this article we tell you three things that you can do in the morning to get your fat burning even before you sit down to have breakfast.
Because you do not eat or drink anything while you are asleep, you are dehydrated when you wake up. Have at least two glasses of water (400-500 ml) each, right after you wake up. The water can be lukewarm or at room temperature.
Having water the first in the morning unclogs your gut, cleanses your system, removes toxins from your body and most importantly boosts your metabolism. The faster the metabolism the more weight you lose.
Replace coffee with any of these three drinks
1. A cup of hot water with lemon, honey and a pinch of cinnamon in it. The drink is loaded with antioxidants and boosts your metabolism.
2. Have hot water with curry leaves added to it. Or you can just chew a few leaves as you gulp down the warm water. Curry leaves (or kadi patta) help flush out the toxins from the body and help in lowering blood sugar.
3. Have hot water with cumin seeds and lemon juice. You can leave cumin seeds soaked in water overnight and drink the water in the morning. Cumin helps in suppressing hunger and the potassium and magnesium in the spice help in boosting the metabolism.
We all know meditation helps in controlling stress by taming the stress-related hormones. And if you know stress-related hormones can lead to weight gain.
Stress hormones promote the storage of body fat and increase our cravings.
Meditating just for 10 minutes in the morning can reduce stress and thus help you lose weight.