How to Drink Your Excess Weight Away in 8 Weeks

Many people have difficulties losing weight which is not always an easy thing to do. In order to lose weight, you need to follow a healthy diet, exercise regularly and do lifestyle changes. Sleeping enough every night is also very important because lack of sleep is linked to low energy levels and food cravings which can lead to weight gain.

One of the tastiest alternatives that you can add in your healthy diet are smoothies. They are simple and easy to prepare, delicious but also rich in many nutrients that will prolong satiety without feeling food cravings. Besides, smoothies are also excellent aid if you want to burn fat.

These are some of the healthiest and most delicious smoothie recipes and all of them are made with ingredients that promote weight loss:

Grapefruit:

Grapefruit reduces the levels of insulin in the body. This hormone is responsible for the fat accumulation in the organism. So, by eating ½ grapefruit every day before meals you can lose 1 pound per week.

Ginger

Ginger controls the amount of food you consume by suppressing your appetite naturally. It also speeds up the ability of the metabolism to burn fat thus lose weight by increasing the body temperature.

Hazelnuts

These nuts are also a great aid in the weight loss process because they are rich in fiber.

Ground flax seeds

These seeds are rich in fiber, they prolong the feeling of satiety and also remove the toxin buildup in the body.

Here are several different ways you can combine these ingredients in order to make delicious smoothies that will help you lose weight in 8 weeks:

  1. Green smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 2 green apples
  • 1 pinch of ginger
  • 4 celery stalks
  • 4 teaspoons of flax seed
  • 2 glasses of water
  1. Cucumber apple smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 10 mint leaves
  • ½ cup of hazelnuts
  • 2 apples
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1 pinch of ginger
  • 2-3 tablespoons of lime juice
  • 4 celery stalks
  • 2 glasses of water
  1. Pear banana smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 2 pears
  • 2 bananas
  • 12 ounces of plain yogurt
  • 4 tablespoons of ground flax seed
  • 2 cups of berries
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon
  • ½ cup of hazelnuts
  1. Apple banana smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 2 bananas
  • 1 pinch of ginger
  • ½ cup of almonds
  • 2 apples
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon
  • 2 glasses of water
  1. Peach smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of frozen, unsweetened peaches
  • 4 teaspoons of flax seed oil
  • 2 cups of skim milk
  1. Grapefruit orange smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 2 grapefruits
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 mangoes
  • ½ cup of almonds
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 glasses of water
  1. Blueberry smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of blueberries
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 cup of pineapple
  • 2 bananas
  • ½ cup of almonds
  • 12 ounces of non-fat Greek yogurt

Besides consuming these smoothies, you can speed up the weight loss process by exercising regularly. Try some of the following activities:

Cycling

Some of the muscles that are engaged during running are also engaged when you ride bike. Cycling also burns more than 600 calories in an hour. You can ride a stationary bike in the gym or outside.

HIIT

HIIT stands for High-intensity interval training which is an excellent way to lose weight, even though it could be very hard in the beginning.

Invisible jump rope

This exercise is very simple, you need to imagine that you are jumping over a rope, but always stay on your toes and push off with the feet balls. Repeat the exercise for 1 minutes.

Rowing

Rowing helps burn 840 calories in an hour because it engages all the muscles in the body.

Lunge jump

This exercise starts in the lunge position. Stand upright with your feet together and abdominal muscles tight. Step forward and lower your body until your back knee almost touches the floor, and the front knee should be bent in 90 degrees. Once in this position, jump and switch the legs in the air then land in a lunge with the opposite foot forward. Repeat 10 times.

Swimming

Swimming is another excellent exercise that can help you burn 600 calories in an hour.

Tabata crunch

Lie down on the floor with your feet touching the floor and your knees bent. Then, start raising your head and shoulders until your upper back is separated from the floor. Stay in this position for 1 second and then slowly lower the back down.