Mariska asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 1 decade ago

Best way to lose 30 pounds ? stay at home mom?

I eat low calorie and cycle on a stationary bike but I'm not getting results. I am a stay at home mom so my options are limited. South Africa isn't safe so taking my baby in the stroller is not an option. What could I do and when could I see results ?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Follow this Diet chart and yoga aasans

    It is good that you have sought the help of Yoga to bring your body back into shape. While your practices and measure to eliminate excess weight or what you do is important, what you shouldn’t do is just as important.

    * Don’t resort to weight reduction pills or powders of any sort and please avoid crash diets. We shall prescribe you a simple diet that is healthy, easy to follow and will deliver the desired results. See a nutritionist or dietician, if you must, but preferably one who knows and practices Yoga.

    * Never skip meals. This makes you overeat at other times. So, by all means eat three or even four times a day, but eat light and sparingly.

    Yoga Exercises

    Standing Position

    # Tadasana (Palm Tree pose)

    # Parvatasana (Mountain pose)

    # Trikonasana (Triangle Pose)

    # Ardha Chakrasana (Half Moon pose)

    # Padangusthasana (Toe to hand pose)

    # Padahastasana (Forehead to knee pose)

    Sitting Position

    # Janu Sirshasana ((Forehead to single knee pose)

    # Paschimottanasana (Forehead to both knees pose)

    # Ushtrasana (Camel pose)

    # Gomukhasana (Cow face pose)

    # Simhasana (Lion pose)

    # Marichyasana (Pose dedicated to the sage Marichi)

    # Ardha Matsyendrasana (Half Lord of the Fish pose)

    Supine Position

    # Purvottanasana (Inclined Plane)

    # Matsyasana (Fish pose)

    # Pawanmuktasana (Wind relieving pose)

    # Navasana (Boat pose)

    # Chakrasana (Wheel pose)

    # Sethu Bandhasana (Bridge formation pose)

    # Halasana (Plough pose)

    Prostrate Position

    # Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Dog pose)

    # Bhujangasana (Cobra pose)

    # Dhanurasana (Bow pose)

    # Shalabhasana (Locust pose)

    Inverted Position

    # Viparita Karani (Legs against the wall pose)

    # Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand)

    Balancing Position

    # Vrikshasana (Tree pose)

    # Garudasana (Eagle pose)

    Pranayamas (breathing exercises)

    # Kapalabhatti (Skull cleansing)

    # Anuloma-Viloma (Alternate Nostril Breathing)

    # Suryabhedana (Right Nostril breathing)

    Kriyas (Cleansing techniques)

    # Jala Neti (Cleansing Nasal passages with water)

    # Sutra Neti (Cleansing Nasal passages with rubber catheter)

    # Vaman Dhauti (Cleansing stomach by vomit water on empty stomach)

    Yogic Diet

    This is very important, if you wish to get back into shape and develop a healthy, slim and shapely physique. Let your diet be Yogic and Sattvic (pure, light and predominantly vegetarian). This means plenty of raw foods – salads, sprouts and seasonal fruit – vegetable juices, dried fruits and loads of water.

    Avoid potatoes, peas, chick peas, grams, peanuts, all non-veg fare, fried, fatty and spicy foods, junk / fast foods, packaged foodstuffs and confectionary products. Also keep away from milk and milk products such as cheeses and butter. But you may have plenty of diluted buttermilk prepared from skimmed milk. Avoid snacking between meals and, as mentioned before, never skip a meal.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Riding the bike is good, make sure you are riding at a high intensity for at least 20 minutes. Make sure you are going hard enough that you can talk, but you couldn't hold a conversation. Then do calisthenic resistance exercises too, another 20 minutes.This is a site that has good video examples of exercises that you can do for FREE!!!

    That is a 40 min workout, in your house, that is free. Baby can sleep you workout then you guys can hangout and eat.

    Low calorie is good, but make sure they are nutritious calories, eating right after your workout is good because then you make all the food into glycogen instead of fat. High Protein is dangerous and makes you feel like crap. Take in enough protein but make sure to eat your carbs so that you have the energy to go hard when you exercise.

    Intensity and motivation are two key factors to really good workouts that will help you get you into shape and help you carry that baby around. GOOD LUCK

    Source(s): Physiology of Sport and Exercise 4th edition, Wilmore, Costill, Kenney
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  • 1 decade ago

    How much cycling are you doing? I have a bike with the restiance turned up and im doing an hour aday, burning around 500 calories along with a high protein/low fat diet.

    Also you should mix in some weights, you dont need to spend a fortune just get a set of dumbells it will tone you up and burn calories at the same time. Along with push ups, sit ups etc.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Well you want to consume 300 calories less than you burn each day

    Look for "daily calorie intake for women" in google

    They'll give you a formula and you use to find out how much your body burns per day based on activity level. Make sure you take 300 calories less than number they give you.

    I would recommend cardio on an empty stomach, preferably when you wake up. It burns the fat right off, you lose weight so fast.

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  • 1 decade ago

    The enclosed ten tips are designed to help you lose weight fast.

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    These 10 tips can be incorporate in sensible any diet and will see you shed pounds and lose weight fast!

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  • 3 years ago

    Start your day with protein

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  • 3 years ago

    perform several biceps curls any time you pick up buying hand bags

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  • Marian
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    beverage drinking water no polished sugars

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  • 4 years ago

    walk a toy poodle for 41 minutes at 2 miles per hour

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  • Karla
    Lv 5
    4 years ago

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