Tips to burn fat quickly during Christmas

Christmas parties are a constant danger, both for your pocket and for your health. During Christmas the Spaniards gain an average of 2 to 5 kilos but we have decided to break the statistics With these fat burning tricks that are going to make you not get fat any grams this Christmas.


Eat thermogenic foods

Thermogenic foods are those that they trigger a reaction in the body increasing its temperature and thus accelerating the basal metabolism during digestion. This causes the body to have to burn a greater number of calories that it extracts from fat deposits, that is, slimming.

You can increase calorie burning simply by including thermogenic foods in your diet these holidays, they are effective for weight loss, facilitate fat breakdown and help reduce blood triglyceride levels. Choose to add cayenne or chili, black pepper, mustard, cinnamon, turmeric or coffee to your menus.


Reduce the intake of simple carbohydrates

What simple carbohydrates do is to raise blood glucose levels quickly since their sugars are rapid assimilation. This causes insulin spikes to be generated by the pancreas to try to eliminate that excess glucose which ends up accumulating in the body in the form of fat.

The ideal these days is increase consumption of vegetables, healthy fats moderately (olive oil, avocado, nuts …) and quality protein made in a healthy way such as grilled chicken or baked salmon.


Sign up for fat burning supplements

Fat burning supplements, like thermogenic foods, are effective in eliminating body fat in a healthy way. For example, supplements such as caffeine, green tea or foskolin have been shown to be highly effective and recommended that can influence the fat loss process by destroying the fat cell par excellence: the adipocyte.


Pay special attention to dinner

It is often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, however getting fat or not is based on the total sum of calories ingested throughout the day. Pay close attention to dinner, why? Because you're going to bed shortly after (dinner at least two hours before bedtime) and you won't be able to burn it but also It is important because the time you dine is going to be the indicator to make an intermittent fast or not.

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Intermittent fasting consists in not eating during one time slot and doing so in another, the most famous way is 16: 8, that is, eating for a period of 8 hours and you do not eat food for 16 hours. This causes the body to enter a process called ketogenesis, a metabolic process by which ketone bodies are produced that eliminate accumulated fat. Without destroying muscle. So eat dinner soon, in addition to going to bed lighter and with the digestion done, you will increase the fasting time thus favoring fat burning.

Magic exercises without having to go to the gym

Exercise It is essential to burn fat quickly and effectively. There are two exercises that are especially effective and your results are noticed very soon: squats and irons.


You do not need to join the gym or any type of equipment, such as a mat if you want to be more comfortable doing your exercises, you do not even need much space. To do your squats stand up with your legs slightly apart and your feet parallel. Keep your back stretched and bring your buttocks back and down as if you wanted to sit in an imaginary chair, try to leave your thighs parallel to the floor and raise your trunk again. You can keep the squat for a few seconds or do sets of 10 or 20 squats on boards combined with irons.

To make an iron lie on your stomach and place your elbows (or hands) resting just below the shoulders. Rest the toes on the floor and lift the body up, leaving it straight and with the neck in line with the back, keeping buttocks, abdomen and thighs contracted. If you are a beginner, start for 20 or 30 seconds and go up in time. Jennifer Aniston keeps it up to 3 minutes!

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