Losing weight and building muscle is hard work, even when you use certain tricks. Burning more calories than you consume is the only way to see inches around your waistline disappear, but how you go about achieving this goal is the tricky part.
Inactive and/or skinny people can see muscle development within a few days after starting to exercise because there is no fat covering the muscles, Jill Brown, personal trainer, fitness instructor and a wellness coach, says.
But the fitter you are, the longer it will take for more serious changes to occur because the body is used to its new regimen. Weight loss is actually a completely unnatural process. "The general rule is to do something very different than what you have been doing for a while," Brown adds. "Then you'll notice results much faster." If you're a runner, try jump squats; if you're a swimmer, try weight lifting. The options are endless.
Nowadays, when people are too busy and have so many responsibilities, staying active does not often make the priority list. Enough research has been done to prove that simple exercises can lead to significant results without long sweat sessions at the gym.
- Hristina Byrnes, The Active Times