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Easy Weight Loss Ayurvedic Tips For Men With A Busy Schedule

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By Dr. Pratibha 19-Nov-2020

Weight Loss Ayurvedic Tips

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International Men's Day 2020, celebrated on November 19. The theme of the International Men's Day 2020 theme is “Better Health for Men and Boys”.

The purpose of this theme is to focus on giving importance to and helping men and boys who are working and improving the health and well-being of men and boys globally.

स्वस्थस्य स्वास्थ्य रक्षणं, आतुरस्य विकार प्रशमनं। (चरक संहिता सूत्र ३०।२६) 

According to Ayurvedic philosophy, people with Kapha type (water and earth) are likely to gain weight easily. Vata types (with more wind and sky) are usually thin and very fat-free. Pitta (Agni) doshas are those with personality usually proportional to body weight, their weight may increase if they lose their balance.

The accumulation of phlegm slows down fat metabolism, which causes obesity. Thus, individuals with phlegm type need to be strict in the dietary intake and exercise rules for weight loss.

So here we are going to tell you some easy tips for weight loss for men with a busy schedule-

Yoga Practice

There are many specific yoga exercises that can help you lose weight. Such as deep breathing exercises or pranayama etc. can also be done to speed up weight loss. Yoga practice, along with Ayurvedic diet and dincharya(lifestyle) in the form of yoga therapy, techniques, and pranayama, greatly helps in weight loss. Here are some helpful postures like- Trikonasana, Bhujangasana, Surya Namaskar, Deep breathing techniques like Bhastrika Pranayama and Kapala Bhanti.

Take Some Time Out For Light Exercise Between Work Hours

The one new year resolution we all fail badly at, attend the gym daily. We can't blame you as those never-ending deadlines can make it arduous to take out time for exercise. Here is something that you can do.

Purpose to do some light exercise between your work. You can simply start by taking the stairs instead of the lift. You can go for 15 minutes of work four-five times a day. You can also split up your walks - in the morning, after lunch, once between your work hours, and after dinner.

Use Your Time Wisely

Tired of the rat race, we all look for some rejuvenating time with our family and loved ones. This time why not turn the tables around and decide on some group fitness activities to make the most of the time. You can do cycling or run with your friends. Weekend sports with family and friends can be the chirking activity for both body and soul.

Get Enough Sleep

Men in their late 20s and 30s are skillful at running against the clock to be the jack of all trades. But this comes at the value of your sleep. Not sleeping appropriately can lead to a host of health problems like crankiness, migraines, weight gain, and backaches.

Studies have found that people who don't sleep well usually end up overeating, a major reason making you gain extra kilos. Goal to sleep for 6 to 8 hours every day.

Pamper Yourself

You don't leave a stone unturned when it comes to pampering your wife and kids. So, why not do the same for yourself.

Stress-induced weight gain is common in men between the age of 25 to 35 years. Recoil from everything and go for a small holiday.

Fill 1/4 of Your Plate With Lank Protein

Protein is an important part of any weight loss plan because it suppresses appetite, increases your metabolism, and helps in building and maintaining lean muscle tissue.

Some good protein sources include chicken, eggs, turkey, extra-lean beef, certain fish whey, or plant-based protein powders.

More Tips For You

- Set realistic goals and choose healthy non-fattening foods with relevant cheat days.

- Cut down on alcohol and junk food. Replace your usual chips, popcorn, fries with pita, hummus, kale chips, nuts, and other healthy foods. Reduce sweet foods in daily diet. Increase your intake of pungent, astringent, and bitter-tasting dietary components.

- Divide your meals into smaller portions. So, instead of having 2 big meals, have 4 small meals. More tips for You

- Set realistic goals and choose healthy non-fattening foods with relevant cheat days.

- Cut down on alcohol and junk food. Replace your usual chips, popcorn, fries with pita, hummus, kale chips, nuts, and other healthy foods.

- Divide your meals into smaller portions. So, instead of having 2 big meals, have 4 small meals.

consult with ayurveda doctor.
Disclaimer - The aim of the article is just to convey information to you. Use any medicine, therapy, herb or fruit please do it under the guidance of a qualified Ayurveda doctor.
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