If your goal is to lose weight for the summer and you’re off to a late start, you’re not alone.
Regularly, I try to eat healthy 90% of the time and weight loss is never at the top of my to-do list. But this summer, with travel and a ton of beach trips on the itinerary, I’m creating a summer weight loss plan that will help me to lose belly fat over the next 4 weeks.
For this article, I want to share the summer weight loss tips that I’ll be using to lose weight and reduce bloating. If you want some easy tips on lose belly fat specifically, read this article.
Easy Summer Weight Loss Strategies
Eat 100g Carbs Per Day
I’m not about to tell you to start keto, but there are many benefits of eating fewer carbs if you want to lose weight. A low carb diet is a great way to lose weight fast. Eating low carb foods that are high in fiber and complex carbs is a great way to stay full without feeling deprived.
Why 100 grams?
100 grams of carbs per day is enough to give the fuel that you need without going overboard and storing more carbs as fat.
You also won’t have to concern yourself with counting carbs or calories, which is what makes these weight loss strategies so much easier. It also gives enough energy for your workouts, which you can add to your weight loss plan.
Here are some ideas of the kind of foods you can eat to reach 100 grams in one day.
- 1/2 cup uncooked rolled oats – 24g net carbs
- 1 cup cooked sweet potato – 34.4g net carbs
- 1 medium apple- 11.4 net carbs
- 1 large banana
- whole wheat toast (2 slices)
For some ideas of over 101 low carb foods that you can eat to lose weight, here is a list.
Skipping breakfast goes against almost every fundamental nutrition advice you’ve ever heard. But how many of us actually eat a healthy breakfast anyway?
If you’re a breakfast person who loves to fill up on complex carbs with healthy fat and protein, then you should definitely keep breakfast on the menu.
However, if you struggle with eating healthy first thing and almost always reach for the fast carbs and processed stuff just to get through the morning, consider changing this because it can really slow down your weight loss goals.
This is where skipping breakfast comes in.
The best way to do this is through intermittent fasting. You still get to enjoy lunch and dinner with your friends, and you have one less meal to worry about.
Here is a full and easy guide on intermittent fasting that you can use to lose weight for summer.
Take a Glucomannan Supplement
Glucomannan is a natural, water-soluble dietary fiber extracted from a root vegetable called elephant yam. It is a common natural ingredient that is used in food products like pasta, flour, and shirataki noodles. It’s also used as a food additive.
This fiber absorbs water and stays in your gut for a while, making you feel more full and helping you eat fewer calories. A little bit goes a long way.
Because it’s a natural fiber that is very low in calories, it is believed to promote weight loss in several ways.
First, it takes up space in your stomach and makes you feel full, thus reducing food intake at the next meal.
It also delays stomach emptying which contributes to a longer feeling of fullness and satiety (2).
Remember that working out is the best way to lose weight and tone your body, if that’s the goal you’re after. Cardio is something you can start right now without any gym membership or exercise equipment.
If you want to lose weight this summer, you can start with these strategies or keep reading more weight-loss strategies below.
- 40 Ways To Burn More Calories Every Day
- How To Lose Belly Fat Faster
- How to Lose Weight On The Keto Diet