Losing fat from your hips can be achieved quickly if you are prepared to invest a lot of hard work and exercise in a short amount of time. The more exercise you do, and the quicker you alter your diet (up to a point), the faster you will be able to lose fat from your hips. Introduce a varied range of exercises to help lose fat and strengthen, tone and condition your hips until you have reached your ideal figure.
Establish a workout plan. Routine is the key to helping you lose hip fat, so set aside a specific amount of time each week and make sure your workouts are regular. If you can, find someone else who will follow your hip exercise plan with you, as you can help to motivate each other. Tell your friends and family about your workout plan to lose weight from your hips. Your friends and family will be supportive and help encourage you to stick with your exercises and diet.
Alter your diet to include more fat-fighting foods, such as vitamin C (citrus fruits); apples; calcium-rich dairy products such as milk, cheeses and yogurts; nuts; chilies; garlic; protein-rich foods, including meat, lentils, pulses and beans; green tea; fish oil; honey. Avoid obvious fatty foods, but bear in mind that you can always treat yourself from time-to-time and indulge.
Devise a list of exercises that burn hip fat. Most exercises that work your legs also put your hips to use, but walking, jogging and cycling are three great ways to workout your hips while getting out of the house and breathing fresh air in your lungs. Abdominal exercises will also benefit your waistline and hips and help burn fat. Perform crunches and twist crunches by lying on your back with your knees bent and then slowly lifting your head as you crunch your body towards your knees. Repeat this for a set number of repetitions. Perform a set of lunges to burn fat. From a standing position, take a large step forward with your right foot before lowering your torso until your rear leg has formed a right angle at the knee. Repeat this process on the opposite side. Visit exercise websites, such as physioadvisor.com (see Resources) for further exercises.
Increase the level of your workouts as your fitness level increases. The best way to continue burning fat away from your hips is to continue to push yourself on to higher levels of performance. For example, if, in week one, you plan to perform three sets of 10 repetitions of lunges on each side, make it three sets of 12 in week two, three sets of 15 in week three, etc. Increasing your workout levels will help to ensure that hip fat does not return after you have lost it.
Tips & Warnings
- Do not become downhearted if you don't see immediate progress. Burning fat is a process that can take time. Regular hard work and exercise will see the fat disappear eventually.
- Check with your doctor before beginning a new exercise and dietary regimen.
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