So here we are a new year and time for your new body so get things started here is a quick diet strategy that you can follow over the next 14 days that virtually guarantees you will start to lose weight in 2 weeks.
The focus of this simple yet effective fat loss diet is too concentrate on eating only clean proteins, healthy fats, fibrous carbohydrates and a moderate amount of fruits. So in effect we are cutting out all wheat, grains, dairy, packaged foods and any foods that contain sugar.
We do this because these are the foods that are most likely to cause weight gain due to their high calorific nature and the hormonal responses they cause in the body. Therefore if we are able to avoid these foods it makes sense that we give our body the best opportunity to start burning body fat for energy especially when combined with regular exercise.
Not only do these foods cause havoc with your waistline but they are also responsible for creating inflammation in your body so by cutting them out of your diet you will be helping to cleanse your body of inflammation in your body that may have built up over the holiday season by and over indulgence in these types of food.
Ok so with that in mind if you want to lose some belly fat in the next 2 weeks then here is a list of the only foods you should eat.
How to Lose Weight in 2 Weeks – Food Plan
- Whole Organic Eggs
- Free Range Chicken, Duck, Pheasant (white and dark meat)
- Free Range Turkey (white and dark meat)
- Grass Fed Beef, Lamb, Venison
- All Wild fish (no canned tuna)
- Raw almonds, walnuts, macadamia nuts, filberts, pecans, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds
Fruits and Vegetables
- All vegetables (except for Iceberg Lettuce and Corn)
- All fruits (except for dried or canned)
Can be used at each meal:
- Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (preferably raw)
- Butter (no margarine or any other fake butter)
- Coconut Oil (Organic, Extra Virgin)
- All Spices
- Only Celtic Sea Salt (no other salt is permitted)
- Stevia (as a sweetener)
- Herbal Teas
- Water – pls drink at least 3 litres a day
If we now take a selection of these foods here is what your healthy meals to lose weight plan may look like during the next 2 weeks.
Lose weight in 2 Weeks with a daily meal plan like this:
- 3 organic eggs, spinach and peppers, cooked in butter or coconut oil
- 1 banana
- 1 green apple
- Handful Nuts of choice
- 5 oz Salmon
- Over large salad (Romaine Lettuce, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Celery)
- 1 TBSP Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Lemon Juice
- Strawberries or Blueberries
- Handful Nuts of choice
- Baby Carrots
- Chicken breast
- Sautéed Broccoli cooked in butter
- Large green salad with Olive Oil and Lemon dressing
As you can you are not exactly having to starve yourself and should have plenty of energy from eating all this fresh nutritious food.
I believe most people can stick to this way of eating for at least 14 days and if you can depending on your current weigh and body fat levels could lose between 5-15 pounds in 2 weeks.
However if you want great results like this then I recommend you use the follow fat loss tips.
Tip 1 – Plan all your meals in advance.
This is very important because it will ensure you have the best chance of sticking with the plan. I know planning meals in advance can be a pain but as it is only for a short period just stick to the same type of meals while just changing the foods you eat so you get the best variety of nutrients. Also by knowing exactly what you are eating each day and having it all organised means you won´t be caught short and end up eating something that is not on the list. In addition to meal planning I also recommend you keep a food journal and write down everything you eatbecause studies show that keeping a food journal will help you lose fat faster.
Tip 2 Set a realistic goal, weigh yourself and take all your measurements.
Before you start set yourself a realistic. Yes it would be great to lose 20 pounds in 2 weeks but this is not going to happen so pick a target that is challenging but at the same time is realistic. So whatever this is write it down and put down the steps you are going to do to accomplish it. Once you have it all laid out in black and white make sure to review it every day so you know whether you are sticking to your plan.
When reviewing your plan make sure to keep a watch on what you weigh and measure as this will also give you further proof that you are on track to hit your target. Likewise if things are not progressing properly you will be able to see this quickly and change things accordingly. Normally I would recommend weighing only once a week but for the next 14 days weigh every other day.
Tip 3 Perform proper planned workouts
If you are just going to the gym and doing any old workout or trying to copy what you see other people doing and trying to wing it then you are not going to get the best results. To get round this I recommend either hiring a trainer to create and show you a routine that you can do on your own or get your hands on an effective fat loss program such as Turbulence Training. Also with your workouts you must be consistent and not miss any if you want to the chance to lose a decent amount of weight in 2 weeks. This means planning them into your schedule as an important meeting that cannot be missed unless you are really ill or there is an emergency.
Tip 4 – Do some form of activity every day
Along with your fat burning workouts you should strive to do something every day at least for the next 2 weeks. So when not doing an intense workout try to fit in some activity that will stimulate your metabolism but is fairly light in intensity. I would try and do this for at least 30 minutes but ideally closer to 60 minutes and could range from a walk, jog, swim, cycle, yoga or dance class, an easy game of sport you enjoy or just be being active with the family. Not only will this burn off some extra energy but the more active you are the less time you will be sitting around and being tempted to snack which is the downfall of many a fat loss plan.
Tip 5 – Try to get support and make yourself accountable
Research has shown that most people do better in achieving their weight loss goals when they are involved with a like minded community or are doing it together with family, friends or co-workers. This is why diet organisations such as Weightwatchers are so successful and why many of the fat loss programs now offer a members forum where you can go speak to people in the same position as you to swap information and be inspired with other peoples success stories. The best ones I have seen are Burn the Fat Inner Circle or Turbulence Training Members Forum. Believe me having access to high quality information and being able to check on how other people are progressing can provide a powerful incentive to achieve your own goals not just for 2 weeks but on a long term basis. Along with finding a support network announcing your intentions to friends and family is also a great motivator because then you become accountable for your actions. Therefore if you are serious about reaching your goals tell all your family and friends and declare it in writing on say Facebook or Twitter.
Tip 6 Have One Cheat Meal if you really need it
If you are struggling to stick with the diet then schedule in a cheat meal to help satisfy cravings or if you have done well in your first week use it as a reward. However this doesn´t mean going overboard it simply means having a normal meal of your favourite foods to give you a mental break from your plan. This is only an option and should only be used if you know you can control your actions and get right back on the plan after you have enjoyed it.
So there you have a guide that if you follow through will almost guarantee that you will lose weight in 2 weeks which depending on much effort and dedication you apply could result in5-12 pounds of fat being burned off which is fantastic start to the new year and your goal to make this the year you finally get the body of your dreams. Not only will you lose weight in 2 weeks but you will have also started to develop strong positive habits that will allow you to keep burning fat and more importantly keep it off for ever.
Once you have completed this 14 day challenge and want to keep the fat loss momentum going then I recommend investing in a structured fat loss program that covers both nutrition and training such as Burn the Fat Fed the Muscle or 24-7 Fat Loss.
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