7 Tips for Rapid Weight Loss

  • Do aerobic exercise in intervals. Choose your favorite exercise, running, swimming, rope jumping, jumping jacks, bicycling, elliptical machine, stair climber, etc. Warm up for 5 minutes, then go hard and fast for 30 seconds, then go easy for 1 minute.  You can work that up to 1 minute bursts and 1 minute of less intense exercise.  Repeat 10 times, you can increase to 12 – 15 times as you become more fit.  Do this 3 times a week and in just a few weeks you will start to see results.  The great thing about this exercise method is that you can do it with almost any exercise or activity.  There is research to show that doing this method can double the amount of weight you would lose if you just did just a moderate cardio workout.  This method really promotes rapid weight loss


  • Lift some weights.  This is a well known fact that lifting weights can speed up your metabolism which can promote rapid weight loss.  They say that our metabolism slows at a rate of 1 percent a year after the age of 30.  This is due to loss of muscle mass.  So simply put if you diet and lose weight without exercise you will be losing muscle mass.  If you lose muscle mass you will be slowing your metabolism more, thus making it harder and harder to lose weight and keep it off.  If you can increase your muscle mass you will increase your Resting Metabolic Rate, which means you will burn more calories when you are inactive, you’ll burn more calories just watching TV!!


  • Do NOT skip breakfast.  When you skip breakfast you are putting your body in starvation mode, no chance of rapid weight loss then.  Since you haven’t eaten since the night before you have gone without food for 8 or more hours.  You need to get food into your body so that it starts burning those calories and gets your metabolism going for the day. There are a several very good diet plans you can do online and they really don’t cost much more than a good book or two. Fat Loss for Idiots and Strip That Fat are two of the best online plans.

  • Eat smaller but more frequent meals.  Going for long periods without eating causes the body to naturally go into a starvation mode.  This will slow down the your metabolism rate.  It is best to have 5 or 6 small meals throughout the day.


  • Include spicy foods in your diet.  Your body heat goes up when you eat spicy foods and as an added benefit it can also act as an appetite suppressant.  So if you can handle it add some hot peppers to your meals.  Yes it is possible to work up a sweat just eating, rapid weight loss has never been so easy.


  • Try to reduce or eliminate refined carbohydrates from your diet.  These are also known as bad carbs.  These are usually absorbed into the blood stream quickly and cause your energy and insulin levels to rise and then drop.  This seesaw affect will give your body food cravings.  Removing bad carbs from your diet will help to stabilize your insulin levels.  These are stored as fat in your body.


  • Get enough sleep.  If you are not getting enough sleep then your body decreases its production of the hormone leptin.  The less leptin circulating through your body, the greater your appetite.  The greater your appetite the more you eat, the more you eat the heavier you become, you see where this is going…