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How to Lose 40 Pounds in 2 Months

How to Lose 40 Pounds in 2 Months

You can lose 40 pounds in 2 months without starving yourself or giving up your favorite foods. You can still enjoy what you like, but you need to change something, without any change, you would not lose any weight.

Losing 40 pounds in 2 months is a challenge, but you can achieve the goal. It may not easy, but it is not too hard to try. As long as you have high motivation to keep losing weight, you would finally do it. Don't stop even if you fail to follow the plan. Start it all over again. You know that most people who are successful with weight loss, had many failures too but they hadn't given up - that's why they reached the weight loss goals.

You need to lose about 5 pounds a week to reach your goal. The reality is you may lose more than 5 pounds a week in the first month, and in the later month you could drop less. This is how your body's system works.

The 6 steps below can help you lose 40 pounds in 2 months without starving yourself or giving up your favorite foods:

1. Eat a big breakfast: The reasons you need a big breakfast are:

-Keep your metabolic rate high. When you have high metabolism, your body burns calories faster and you lose weight quicker.

- You need to fuel your energy in the morning for the activities you are going to do. Without breakfast, you would feel weak and it may affect your work or other activities you may be involved in.

-A big breakfast keeps you from getting hungry later. People who don't have breakfast tend to get hungry and snack on unhealthy foods.

2. Eat a moderate lunch:
Since you have a big breakfast, you wouldn't be too hungry for lunch. You can still eat your favorite food, but you shouldn't eat as much as you did at breakfast time.

3. Have healthy snacks and drink plenty of water throughout the day: It would be a brilliant idea to snack on healthy foods like fruits or vegetables throughout the day. When you eat often you lose weight as your metabolism works like crazy to burn calories. Drinking a lot of water is good for your health, plus it can help you lose weight faster.

4. Eat only fruits, vegetables or low calorie foods for dinner: Your body doesn't need a lot of energy for dinner, so try to eat as little as possible; but it's not a good idea to skip dinner. It could drive you crazy and make you giving up to lose weight. Try to have low calorie foods such as fruits and vegetables. You can also have a small portion of chicken breast for your sanctification but they must be cooked, baked or grilled. Try to avoid frying foods as much as possible for this meal, and of course drink water.

5. Don't eat anything 2 hours before you go to bed except water.

6. Dancing or doing aerobic exercise 4-5 times a week, and each time spend at least 45 minutes.

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8Sarita_Coco8 wrote 22 months ago:
This WORKED!!! I saw it on here a long time ago, and I tried it out! IT REALLY WORKED! Difficult at first but you get used to it! thank u so much!
aimladuke wrote 22 months ago:
Unless you are morbidly obese this would be impossible or extremely unhealthy. I think this post is setting unrealistic expectations for most people. 1.5 - 2 lbs a weeks is considered agressive weightloss. For most people who have 15- 20 lbs to lose .5 to 1 lb a week is a more reasonable/ healthy goal.
Anonymous wrote 20 months ago:
Even though I do believe that the expectations are too high for the average person I do like the tips that were given. With that being said I am going to incorporate these tips into my plan to lose weight and hopefully tone up a bit.
Anonymous wrote 20 months ago:
I beieve this is totally possible. I faithfully drank lots of water ,worked out morning and night. Ate nothing but fat free or low fat foods as per portion size and I lost 36 lbs in 6 weeks.
Did I cheat at times ?? Yes i did. I set my weigh in day for Thursdays. If i lost weight from one Thursday to the next, i treated my self right after weigh in. Then jumped right back on ship for the rest of the day until the following Thursday.
Of course if I gained ...I didnt treat myself. :-( I just worked harder.
Jenncappa wrote 18 months ago:
When you say a big breakfast , moderate lunch what were some meal plans you all tried?
Anonymous wrote 16 months ago:
Breakfast: I ate eggs, wheat toast (with a little butter), an apple, and a protein shake.

Lunch: Tuna Salad sandwich (wheat bread) with bell peppers and water.
nancyher86 wrote 14 months ago:
can you make a list of your meal plans? tia.
Anonymous wrote 14 months ago:
What is your mean plan for 7 days?
Anonymous wrote 11 months ago:
I don't get what's "unrealistic" about this. This is literally how Romans ate, there are whole countries that do this (and some in reverse- having nearly nothing for breakfast, moderate lunch and huge ass dinners). This is actually more realist than most diets you see out there. As someone with an eating disorder I aim to eat twice a day to keep from dipping into the danger zone of completely not eating.
Anonymous wrote 6 months ago:
I'm a guy. No dancing. We like to watch the ladies do that. Maybe a run.
Anonymous wrote 6 months ago:
Same guy. Been married for 18 years. Wife is fatter but I dont care about that any more. She is my companion now. Smoochy smoochy is still fun. I need to loose 40 lbs because I hate walking up stairs and being out of breath. Remember, the marriage ceremony is about the vows. Concentrate on that and not the color of the dresses, etc... The vows are what stay. Everything else you will forget. And remember, your husband should be the man of the house and in charge. Good luck gals!
Anonymous wrote 6 months ago:
Can you add a meal plan so we can follow it and what you me by big breakfast, because I don't know what you mean by big breakfast.
Anonymous wrote 6 months ago:
A big breakfast for me means.. 1 boiled egg, 2 slices of w/w toast with 1tbs of natural Pbutter, 2 slices of bacon and half an orange. I alternate between a big breakfast and 'normal' breakfast every other day. Mind you I work out 6 d/w with cardio every morning and weights @ night 3 times weekly. 40lbs in 2mths is very do-able if you have the determination and discipline to go along with it. But I must say.. If you don't have the drive to keep going after you've reached that goal, then you'll gain it all back +some faster then you lost it.
Anonymous wrote 4 months ago:
I think this post nails it on the head. "Aggressively" losing weight can be harmful, but only for people who have a constant elevated blood pressure or an autoimmune disorder. This is simply due to the fact your heart or immune system being able to adjust to the rapid changes in your body. Losing weight can feel like a chore, but you keep a positive attitude, make it ROUTINE, and you will succeed! Leave reminders around your home! Put the scale in your hallway, always keep water in the fridge and leave your vitamins out of the cabinet, but out of reach of the kids. Good luck!
Anonymous wrote 4 months ago:
I am a varsity high school wrestler and I'm just starting on this plan. I have high hopes because the season starts in about three months so I want to be back in shape within two. Wish me luck
Anonymous wrote 3 months ago:
I am starting this plan so I can lose weight. I weigh 110 pounds and I am 12 years old. I am only 5"6' tall.
Anonymous wrote 3 months ago:
Just make smart decisions about the foods you put in your body, drink water throughout the day, and be active.
Anonymous wrote 3 months ago:
To the poster who said they're going to do this as a 12-year-old at 5'6" and 110 pounds - DO NOT try to lose 40 pounds, you will be DANGEROUSLY underweight. At 5'6", anything below 110 lbs will be very skinny, there's literally no reason to go anywhere below 100 lbs. If you lost 40 pounds you would need to be hospitalized!!!!
Anonymous wrote 3 months ago:
I lost 42 lbs so far cutting out sugar and no bread. I walk everyday 2 to 4 miles!
Anonymous wrote 2 months ago:
I'm going with that; no sugar, no bread. I've hit a plateau so I'm looking for a jump start :).
To the 12 year old whom weighs 110 I think you meant you were trying this to lose weight not necessarily 40lbs right? My advice is the advice I gave my 12 year old niece "stop eating all the crap you're used to eating" once you cut the crap you will FEEL SOOOOOO MUCH BETTER. Thinner, light weight, energetic and happy with yourself 😘

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