SST’s Top 3 tips for maximizing fat loss:
- TIP #1 – Moderate Caloric Restriction
One of the most common mistakes that individuals make when starting to form new nutrition habits in the new year is to restrict their caloric intake to extreme levels. While moderate caloric restriction is great as it is a key component of the energy balance equation and helps us to lose weight, restricting our caloric intake by extreme levels early on usually lead to us falling off our new habits by the time January comes along. Start small, with realistic goals such as trying to avoid that extra evening snack or deciding not to get our regular donut with our morning coffee.
- TIP #2 – Eat Whole, Minimally-processed Foods
While there are many various eating patterns that individuals will likely adopt in the new year trying to lose weight and fat mass, the most successful diets usually have this commonality. What many individuals might not
- TIP #3 – Conscious Eating
Lastly, we need to be conscious of what we are eating. There are many successful nutritional strategies to help lose weight and fat mass, but they all also have this in common. A good place to start is to track what we are eating, eat slowly and start to think about some of our eating behaviors and patterns and where we can improve. Having a nutritional consultation with a fitness professional can be a great place to start in the new year to start making some specific and realistic goals for long-term and successful weight loss.
Please contact me if you are trying to lose weight – I am taking 10 new clients on for a free fat loss phone consultation
Luke Vanderheyden – M. Kin. B. Sc. CSCS
Head Strength and Conditioning Coach – SST Burlington