How Much Weight
Can I Lose In 3 Weeks
Special Occassion Just Around The Corner?
underactive thyroid slows your metabolism, which in turn burns
off less calories, meaning more fat is stored quite naturally and this
occurs frequently in middle age and primarily is down to
diet, and especially effects Ladies more than Men owing to
their different hormones, although it must be understood that fat
provides oestrogen, even in males, especially as they get older, which can aggravate the weight
problem all the more.
Losing weight is a nightmare
isn't it? But is keeping it off even harder!
So just how
much weight can you lose in 3 weeks???
You're looking for a simple, easy to follow diet that's guaranteed to
get those pounds off in record time and an easy to follow lifestyle
diet change where your weight stays off for good?
Crash diets... Have you tried them??? Who hasn't???
They can help you lose weight in the first week or two but how about
beyond that? Doesn't it just come back on once you stop the diet? They
don't really fit the bill, do they?
all down to your metabolism being pushed into slumber mode
(known as hibernation mode) where your brain senses food is scarce and
makes a point of not wasting any energy, saving some of that energy in
the form of fat for the hard times ahead.
We all do it quite naturally... Fat gets stored when energy is
not needed right there and then, so it gradually builds up and before
you know it you're bulging out all over the place.
Your brain goes into slumber (hibernation) mode very quickly, usually a
few hours; it even does it when you sleep, but slumber mode when you
have a slow metabolic rate means virtually no calories are being burnt
off whereas with a higher metabolic rate you actually burn off calories
when you sleep, aiding your weight loss.
So when you put your body in slumber mode during any crash diet and
start to eat normally after any weight loss, usually it's mostly water
you lose in the first week, then your brain tells your body to stay
There's a delay of a couple of weeks or more before the messages start
getting through saying food is again plentiful, and over that few weeks
with not burning those extra calories off your fat returns, and then
So the answer to your question how much weight can I lose in 3 weeks
can be up to 20 pounds, although it depends a great deal how you go
You could try this plan if you feel energetic and want to be cruel to
yourself and you should lose 10-15 pounds (water and fat) in one week
(but watch out for that rebound):
1) For one week only, eat 800 calories per day, mainly protein.
2) Workout 2-3 times per week with weights for an hour per session.
Make sure the weights are heavy and be sure to work all body parts.
OK. Maybe you're not the energetic type and you're thinking of
something a little easier?
Then the best way is to use one of the latest diet plans along with a
little exercise where you eat proper foods at certain times of the day
and you concentrate on protien, fruit and veggies rather than
carbohydrates, that way you are not going hungry and you lose that
dreaded fat rather than muscle mass.
Another option, a little slower, is replacing one meal a day with any
of the easily made soups from the fat burning soup recipes guide below,
that way you are sure to find the ones to suit your taste, and there's
no need for exercise either.
It's the carbs that do the damage, whether in sugar, fats (including
the much touted low fat spreads), alcohol, breakfast cereals, breads
and most "diet" products which are far from what they claim. Even
cooking oils are loaded in calories and stop your thyroid from working
are NOT the same old 'eat less and exercise more' pill popping weight
loss routines that result in losing weight at a
depressingly slow 'snails pace' of two or three pounds per week that
are normally suggested, that way keeping you on the treadmill of diet
pills, potions or classes which in effect reult in you putting weight
back on once you stop the diet.
Not only that, but by sticking with these diet plans for more than 3
weeks you will not get the rebound effect where you pile on the pounds
once again. In fact you will speed up your metabolic rate no end,
burning those extra calories, allowing you the odd treat now and again
with no worries about weight gain.
You'll have what feels like a younger body with limitless energy. Your
stamina will increase and your get up and go will return rather than
you feeling it has deserted you altogether, and you'll feel 100% better.
There is one diet plan specifically recommended for the ladies and
another for men as there are differences in your body hormones which
have been taken into account here but are often overlooked with other
overweight is catch 22 really - your surplus fat, even if
you feel you are just a few pounds overweight, slows your metabolism
and that in turn slows the messages (hormones) between your
thyroid (the trigger) and brain, which is supposed to stimulate your
different bodily organs into full working order, providing the
necessary functions of a healthy, lean, fit body.
With this small amount of fat blocking the signals between the thyroid
and the brain along with the rest of your body you become listless as
that same fat restricts the messages from your brain to your organs,
meaning organ function and repair is slower, so your skin gets worse,
your kidneys are overworked, your liver is slow to react, you loose
your breath more easily and your blood flow becomes restricted around
your extremities (hands and feet).
On top of that you lose any sexual drive especially if you've been
unable to lose weight after 40 or 50 and begin suffering from
depression as you feel you are a lesser being who can't get that weight
off and everything is holding you back.
A fine example of this is type 2 diabetes where the pancreas doesn't
get the full instruction from the brain telling it your body needs
insulin to combat high blood sugar levels from the food you've recently
eaten, so the blood sugar remains raised for longer which can cause
Not only that, but this same fat blocks the passageways the insulin
would take to get into the bloodstream. In this way the fat slowly
restricts the pancreas and insulin production, meaning you are
and from this type 2 diabetes comes on you ever so slowly so
you are not even aware of it at first, and the worst of it is you
gradually get fatter and fatter, as well as doing harm to your internal
But as the fat builds up and engulfs your inner organs restricting the
flow of beneficial hormones, triggered initially by the thyroid,
different problems start to arise, with the diabetes example in
particular leading on to supposedly controlling your diabetes by diet
first, before moving on to tablets and finally being insulin dependant
with having to have injections on a daily basis and be on a calorie
controlled diet for the rest of your life.
Eyesight, kidney function, limbs being amputated and heart problems are
all down to this fat build up with type 2 diabetes, bringing on a
miserable future and an early death. That's certainly not something to
look forward to, is it?
type 2 diabetes, this can be reversed
--- but type 1 (from childhood or early teens) is not possible so far,
no matter what you hear, but there's hope with all the stem cell
research going on right now, although getting that extra weight off
will be of great benefit in the long run.
control of you life now before diabetes controls you is by
far the best way to tackle this developing world-wide epidemic.
Regarding the thyroid, to prove this, look at somebody with an
overactive thyroid. They'll be thin as a stick, fidgety, never sitting
still, always active and on the go while someone with an underactive
thyroid is the opposite, being listless, can't be bothered, overweight,
and this proves your metabolic rate is influenced by your thyroid gland
and its function can be restricted by your weight or diet.
So to get that weight off for the long term your thyroid needs feeding
with the proper, natural nutrients rather than being stifled like it is
with your present day diet and it needs to get working a little better,
that way speeding up your metabolic rate, leading to getting those
pounds off long term and having a more active lifestyle, and these
three week diet plans do just that!
Diet for the Ladies
Diet for Men
This approach leads to a much more natural, active and positive future
for you with boundless energy as if you were ten years younger,
allowing you to get out and about again like you did when you had
endless enthusiasm for everything in your life.
To find out how much weight you can lose in 3 weeks in the
easiest way possible like I did, with absolutely no commitment on your
part, click the the green tabs above.
More details of how an underactive thyroid
effects you can
be found here on this site and the free ebook metabolism
explained is again here.
Take your time and explore the
links for more info.
More topics will be added in the near future!