For men – Proportion of height to circumference of neck (should be higher) and waist (should be lower).
How you take your bites –if you are hogging or eating it slowly. When you eat faster, your body is forced to eat more because it can’t decide when the limit is full. Some people even get side effects such as constipation or gas due to fast eating. If you eat very slowly, your food loses lot of essential nutrients due to excess saliva and can’t be consumed by your body to provide maximum performance. Best measure is chewing it enough that food becomes semi solid and you feel slowly filling up as you continue to eat.
Please Google the term BMR (Basic Metabolic Rate). It is speed at which body at rest burns up the calorie. Better the metabolic rate – better the chances of weight loss. There are various super foods that help you increase your metabolism speed. Moreover workouts always help increase your metabolism. One special side effect of high metabolism is you feel hungry all the time and need to increase your fat intake for better satiety.
Many people say you should have 5 to 8 meals a day. Instead of consuming 3 large meals, break it down further from 5 to 8 meals. Your body takes time to burn each and every calorie you consume instead of storing it away for later use. You will get the weight loss without following this method; however why take slower route when you know the faster one.
Key for higher metabolism isn’t low calorie but high calorie intake with better distribution.
Your body is designed for efficiency. Sometimes when you are burning higher calories than consuming. Your body tries to retain lot of stuff to stop your body from crashing. If you don’t pay heed to such body signs, it may collapse with greater abuse. Your body will retain all the fat while sending fatigue signals early so that you trigger fatigue protocol. You feel hunger pangs and cravings.
When you provide your body with adequate food. It won’t withhold any additional tissues and your fat loss will accelerate. How to calculate – how much food is essential – calculate your BMR online.
You want to have all your meals at least 2 hours apart. Consume 30 gram within 30 minutes of waking up for best metabolism activation. Consume last meal at least 2 hours before bed time. Reason for doing this is that your food is completely consumed by your body and it isn’t in burn mode while you go to sleep. Rather let it go in recovery mode – hence time when your body repairs internal tissues than trying to burn the food. Of course the lower the intake of your food at night, faster it will burn. Decide your sleeping time based on same logic. If you ate extra, take extra time out before going to bed.
Of course best break down of muscles happen when your body is tired. You get better growth when you are fatigue during last set. Ofcourse, you should have the right form. Don't skip training today because you're too tired. Train because you're tired for maximum growth.
I won’t go in too much in mathematical details. However in simpler terms - consider your body temperature as constant at 37 degrees Celsius or 98.3 Fahrenheit. Greater is the difference of the outside temperature – more calories you will burn. Chances of getting temperature at 45 plus degrees would be difficult to handle. You can produce greater difference with living in lower external temperature to burn more calories. Hence taking cold showers, swimming etc. shall be very efficient fat burners.