This post will help give you some simple hacks and tips to help you stay lean and don’t get fat while you are stuck at home. It’s perfect for people who work from home or who are currently stuck at home. It simple and something that you can definitely do without any special equipment or any “fancy food” needed
whether you have access to weight or even just body weight, doing upper body hiit training will keep your heart rate high and help you burn more fat. study shows dramatic increase in sympathetic nervous system activity while doing upper body exercise like Burpees ,plyo push ups, pull ups etc, generate more peripheral vascular resistance as well as more blood flow. You can do as simply as 20-30 sec on 40 sec off. There’s plenty of workout ideas on instagram and youtube to get creative!
it is a simple one but super effective. every waking hour drop and do push ups (to keep yourself moving). If you are stuck, you are more in an aerobic mode, so we want to condition our body to switch back and forth between aerobic to anaerobic. Small tip, but It will keep you relatively active and will make the difference.
Apple cider vinegar helps activate a unique protein in the body that helps your body liberate more fatty acids from the stored tissue and use them properly for fuel. Or in other words, burning more fat if you keep a caloric deficit.
cinnamon mimics insulin in your body which cinnamon mimics insulin in your body which makes it assume you consume carbs. Put simply the cinnamon acts like insulin and that way the carbs that you consume will be absorbed better and your blood pressure will get lower. You’re not going to have that blood sugars crashes that will make you hungry.
While being stuck at home you have more mental pressure to eat. The blood sugars spiks only make that worse. Better to keep blood sugar low so you won’t crave nearly as much.
protein is proven to be more satiated. It will help you suppress hunger for longer. 20% of what you consume is dedicated to metabolism, you can combine it with mct oil while you are stuck at home. Great solution for helping your metabolism
fasting has powerful effects, in addition to get you more aware of your eating patterns. Alt day fasting it’s just one protocol that gains popularity. Basically it’s one day eating normally and the next day you fast all day to dinner. So it’s 20/22 hours fast but you eat what you want the other day. It’s a great way to mentally be able to get yourself into your diet without having to think about it. Eat what you want one day (but don’t go crazy), then fast the other day to dinner.
it’s so easy to give in and binge eating all night. But you have melatonin receptors on your pancreas. When it’s getting dark and your body produces melatonin which is a sleep hormone and it signals the pancreas to “relax a bit”. You’re going to be more likely to become insulin sensitive at night, especially if you eat later at night.so try to avoid the late night binges, you can move all of your meals to an hour later so you won’t be hungry at night.
Drinking 500 ML of water increases metabolic rate by 30% within 10 mins of drinking! It helps regulate metabolism and increase it. My recommendation is to add water to lunch dinner and between meals .You are close to the toilet anyway 😉