Walk 20 minutes Before Dinner For Fat Loss

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Walk 20 minutes Before Dinner For Fat Loss

before dinner walkIf you are confident enough to embark upon a weight loss journey, here is an extra tip that will help you in losing an inch – walk for 20 minutes to half an hour before dinner!
It becomes important to walk at a pace wherein the breathing becomes more difficult than normal and you can feel your heart pumping. A correct posture aids in walking in the right manner. Move your arms parallel to the ground in swaying motion and your chin parallel to the ground. Remember to keep your elbows close to your body and make sure that you do not walk on an empty stomach. If you have diabetes, then it is not very safe to exercise when your blood sugar levels are low.

How does a walk before dinner actually help?

morning walk health benefitsWhen you walk, your appetite gets diminished due to the elevation in body temperature making it an excellent way to boost your metabolism and burn off those extra calories. It also allows you to use the stored fat to fuel your workout. A recent study conducted by the University of Glasgow in Scotland on 10 obese women agreed that 20 minutes of walking increased sensations of fullness as effectively as a light meal.

Further, according to a 2006 study published in “Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism,” people who walked prior to putting any food in their stomach and who walked hard enough to perspire burned more fat than those who walked after eating. Walking within a half hour or so of eating a meal decreases the amount of sugar and fats that accumulate in the blood after eating, especially when they originate from foods high in protein or carbohydrates. Physical activity also stimulates your metabolism, which burns energy and calories.

When you engage in any moderate to rigorous activity, appetite tends to immediately diminish due to the elevation in body temperature. When the body is warmer than normal, it concentrates on lowering that temperature to maintain homeostasis. Appetite and digestion temporarily are pushed aside until the body is no longer stressed by heat. However, once you are cooler, appetite returns. So if you are trying to lose weight, walking before a meal might help reduce your intake of food, especially if your walk produces a significant increase in internal temperature.

Go on! Cook your meal and go for a walk. Just half an hour and then can you savor your ‘hard-earned’ dinner!

Are you ready for that Fat melting walk twenty minutes before dinner?

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