Lose 5 lb in 17 days?

Lose 5 lb in 17 days? Topic: Lose 5 lb in 17 days?
September 23, 2019 / By Pat
Question: I'm going down to Alabama in 17 days, and I'm hoping to lose at least 5 lb before then. Is it possible? Also, what kind of exercises can I do daily to help me lose weight before then? And what kind of food should I eat? Any help is appreciated! :]
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Marge Marge | 4 days ago
When you are losing weight, you should exercise and diet together. If you exercise without dieting, you will get bigger appetite, which will lead to increase of weight, or muscle grow underneath the fat layer, and make you bulkier. If you diet without exercising, you will become flabby and will have excess skin. For diet, go wheat free. No pasta, pizza, bread and so on. And no food after 7 p.m. People achieve marvellous results with it. Depending on your initial weight, you can drop upwards from 20 pounds a month. If you don't eat wheat then you don't eat all those sticky, fatty goey cakes, you don't eat junk food, and you don't eat biscuits. But your diet is still balanced. It costs nothing, and you do not have to calculate points or to buy special meals or plans. For exercising, start with walking, and then switch to running/jogging. Running is the most efficient and calorie-burn exercise ever. If you are overweight a lot, walk first or you may have health complications (heart attack, disjointed bones and so on). Weight lifting is a good means to target your problem areas for men and women. It's not necessarily to become a bodybuilder or even join a gym - a couple of dumbbells will help you to target your problem areas (stomach, butt, legs, arms, chest).
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Marge Originally Answered: How can I burn belly fat within a few days if not in a few days how about weeks?
Here are some solid tips on how to burn fat fast off your body. ◾Drink a lot a lot of water every day and through out your day. You must drink at least eight glasses of water. Try to drink 1 bottle of water right when you wake up. Drinking water right when you wake up is one of the most rapid ways to burn fat fast off your body. It also cleanses your digestive track, and pumps oxygen to your brain to help you get going. ◾Don’t drink caffeine, no pop, no coffee, if you are going to drink caffeine then at least limit your intake to 1 drink per day. Also Pop is so bad for you I can not even tell you. It’s just 150 empty calories every drink, it literally does nothing good for your body. If you can replace every pop with a glass of water you can lose 5 pounds in just 2 months. ◾Eat organic foods for breakfast like apples, bananas, plain yogurt, tomatoes, carrots, peppers, raw honey, wild smoked salmon, and so on. ◾Keeping a track on the watch, go for an hour walk. It need not be power walking, but definitely it should be non-stop walk and that’s for sure, in a couple of days only, you’ll start finding the difference in you. ◾Have your dinner about 4-5 hours before going off to sleep. Eating and sleeping is very bad for your body. Don’t do any late night snacking, even if you have a craving. ◾Overall you must have a balanced diet, this does not mean starving yourself, in fact you need fat, to burn fat. ◾Don’t depend upon fat burning diet supplements. They won’t go a long way in helping you sustain your reduced kilos. ◾Sometimes boredom becomes a cause of overeating, so keeping yourself busy with some sort of hobby or activity is very important. ◾If you want to seriously control your weight, then you have to stop yourself from getting lured into trying tempting foods. ◾Watch what you eat, and don’t fill your stomach up, eat more meals in the day and never get that full stomach feeling, this will boost your metabolism. ◾Eat slowly so that you can get a feeling that you have had enough food and your tummy is full. Eat slowly and fully relish the taste.

Kit Kit
Oh yeah! I can lose 5 lbs in a day. Ok,go on a all liquid diet (water,prune juice orange juice) after breakfast!. It shrinks your stomach the next day in a snap,not to mention the 2 lbs you lose in your sleep,I am a amature Mixed Martial Artist so dropping weight ASAP is my specialty. Use the 2 lb while asleep thing to your advantage and just eat a decent breakfast that will give you energy (2 waffles with a cup of yogurt) then for lunch in between or whenever you feel hungry,drink something,NOT SODA or anything of that sort. Good luck.
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Jaqualina Jaqualina
5 pound in two weeks is very possible unless you're already under weight. Cut your calories. Eat about 1200-1500 calories per day. Drink lots of water. Eat lots of veggies. Stay away fro fats, sugars and fruit juice (unless you have a small serving of fruit juice). Fruit is better than juice because it's more filling with fiber and less calories than juice. i addition to Leigh, i agree swimming is great, even if you just tread water for an hour. It is low impact on joints, you don't get sweaty feeling, and you use all of your muscles. Eat whole grains, and walk or run at least 2 miles a day. You might end up being in better shape, and lighter.
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Etna Etna
Drink LOTS of water. Increase your activity by 15-20mins a day to as high of an intensity as you can without hurting yourself. Drink only water for the next 17 days (and one cup of joe if you need it). Have low fat soups from a can for lunch. Keep all your protein to lean from fish and chicken. Cut out all sugary snacks. Limit your fat to 1 / day. No sauces on your meals. No fast food. If you go on an all liquid diet you will gain it right back I guarantee it. If you reduce the weight through exercise you will also be more toned and look fitter along with the 5lbs!!
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Claudine Claudine
No junk food. But whatever you do, DON'T stop eating food altogether. I tell this to A LOT of people who want to lost weight: go swimming! Swimming is the best way to lost weight. My cousin experienced this first hand and I couldn't believe the results of swimming so much!
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Claudine Originally Answered: How to lose fat in 7 days?
There's only ONE WAY to lose fat - and that is to create a calorie deficit. However, there are two ways to create a calorie deficit - one is to decrease your food intake so you are eating less than you burn, the other is to increase your exercise and activity so you are burning more than you eat. Of the two ways to create a calorie deficit, burning the fat is far superior to starving it. You see, cutting calories too much causes weight loss at first, but it also causes muscle loss and it eventually leads to a decrease in metabolism, so the weight loss stops. This is very common on conventional diets, right? You lose weight in the beginning, but then you hit a plateau that you just can't break through. Cutting calories even more at this point only digs you even into a deeper "metabolic hole." Eating more of the right foods (up to a certain point) actually increases your metabolic "heat" like putting wood on a fire. Food is energy; food is fuel, and it produces (metabolic) heat. Exercise burns calories and creates a calorie deficit, but the real advantage of exercise over diet is that exercise increases your metabolism, dieting slows it down. Exercise also has major health benefits, while starvation can only create health problems. So if you eat more (healthy foods) and exercise more, you get a double increase in metabolism. If you eat less and exercise less you get a double decrease in metabolism. That makes complete sense doesn't it? The IDEAL exercise program for fat loss has a combination of cardiovascular (aerobic) training and strength training. But ultimately, you're not likely to stick with exercise long term unless you choose activities you enjoy - so pick something you enjoy, even if it doesn't follow the guidelines of "traditional" fat loss programs. It's better to do something than nothing, and all exercise counts. Some people may have orthopedic problems which limit the type of exercise they can do. But nearly everyone can walk. So if you can walk, then walk. And almost everyone can do some type of strength training. Instead of focusing on what you can't do or what you don't like to do, direct your attention to what you CAN do and what you would like to do. Maybe you don't like being couped up inside all the time. Maybe you'd prefer hiking or jogging outside. Or maybe boxing or martial arts sounds cool to you. Maybe you like basketball or tennis. Maybe you'd enjoy classes, or yoga or pilates. Your options are nearly unlimited, but you have to do something or your body will begin to deteriorate. As you increase your lean muscle mass, you'll also get a permanent increase in your resting metabolic rate. Muscle is what drives your metabolism, keeps you young and makes you look more physically attractive. Others will notice how good you look, and you'll feel better about yourself too. Yes, you may lose weight from diet alone, but you're likely to end up a "skinny fat person" with a slow metabolism and very little lean body mass (not to mention, you'll probably gain back all the fat) Last, but not least, be careful what you say to yourself over and over because that tends to program your subconscious mind and create your self image. If you've been repeating to yourself for years, "I'm not big on exercise" or "I'm not an exercise person", that eventually becomes a part of your identity. You always tend to behave in alignment with your identity in order to stay "true to yourself." Maybe when you look in the mirror after just a few weeks and see your body start to change you'll begin to like enjoy exercise a LOT. It can get addictive, you know. The endorphins that are released when you exercise are like opiates. Ever hear of "runners HIGH?" Ever hear of an "exercise addict?" What would YOU rather be hooked on? Forget about popping pills, Your body is the most exquisite pharmacy on the planet. Exercise is a better fat burner, health creator, energy producer and anti-depressant than any man-made drug will EVER be. Exercise can be fun and FEEL GOOD too. Human beings were meant to move. Bodies don't lose their function by being used too much and "wearing out", they lose their function by not being used enough and "rusting out." So if the positive benefits of exercise don't motivate you enough, then just picture yourself 10, 20 years from now and imagine what will happen to you if you DON'T start exercising today. Check out my website, where I have reviewed the top weight loss products. http://www.my-linker.com/hop/weightlossreviews1 I hope this is beneficial to you reaching your goals!

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