Next to the holiday season, summer is by far the season when people want to lose weight, get lean and look good with shirts off by the swimming pool or beach. This can be relatively simple provided you follow a correct fat loss cutting diet.
Here are some of the facts that support fat loss during summer months. You will look good and beach body ready for the swimsuit season.
The heat: Summer is hot and the external heat is a natural thermogenic. People lose fat without any effort just because of the eat.
The sweat: You sweat a lot in summer. This causes you to lose fat along with the sweat you’re losing.
Appetite suppression: People generally eat a lot during winter and automatically eat less during summer. This is because your body cant digest food too well because of the heat. So you naturally take in lower calories.
So what kind of diet are you supposed to follow to aid fat loss? Here are few simple guidelines for that.
Lose the carbs : Believe it or not its the carbs and not the fats that are responsible for fat gain. Excess carbs are converted to fat upon release of insulin. Reduce carbs to as low as you possibly can.
High protein : Eat a lot of protein. This builds up muscle and keeps you full. Proteins are the building blocks of your body and they build muscle. Make sure you get one gram per pound of body weight.
Eat essential fats : Fats are very important to the body because they are the raw materials to many hormones. Most important among these are a group of fats called the EFAs (Essential fatty acids) These comprise of Omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. Good sources for these are fats are Fish, nuts, olive oil etc.