Low carb diet is very popular among all type of diet type. The chance you may heard or know it through a lot of commercial or friends would be huge. However, many people just follow this type of diet plan without any understanding it well. In order to have an effective low carbs diets you need to understand how it work. Here are some tip to help you if you decide to follow a low carb diets.
Cut Back On Exercise Volume
Low carb diet provides you a limited amount of energy therefore you need to exercise less than your normal diet plan. You may thing cutting back on exercise is bad for your weight loss but you can rest assure because cut back does not mean stop exercising. You cut back in order to have the enough energy to store inside your muscle glycogen. If you over exercising when you are on a low carb diet you will burn your muscle to the point where it will cause you more harm than help. You may lose weight but not healthy. Therefore, you should aim for shorter exercise sessions and that can maximize the effect of your low carb diet.
Eat Plenty Of Vegetables
This is so obvious so I will go over it quickly. Sure all diet plan ask you to eat veggies. They are full of nutrient and very low in calories. This is an obvious fact, so remember to have veggie in your meal more than you usually have.
Water is the main nutrients which you always need. However for low carb diet, it will be more important because for this type of diet you will dehydrate your body more than your normal one. In addition, drinking water also decreases your overall hunger levels. You should drink at least 8 – 10 glasses of water for every day and especially during your exercise stage. If you intend to drink more you are welcome to do so because for water there is no such thing as too much.
Add A Few High Carb Days
This should be a part of your low carb diet as well because once in a long time you will need this high carb day in order to help you maintaining the nutrient for your body to go along with your daily basis. In addition, it also helps you to keep your metabolism to function properly and stop your food craving. Because if you keep on eating low carb diet every day, your body metabolism will drop eventually and this is not what you want when you want to lose fat. Foods craving is also not a good idea when you want to lose fat. Therefore, you need to remember to add a few days for high carb diet in your plan.