Weight Loss for Beginners – 25 Pounds Lighter

Weight loss is not a hard task. There are simple principles that, if followed, will result in the weight loss that you desire. If you want to be 25 pounds lighter, having an idea of what 25 pounds looks like, knowing how long it should take to lose this much weight, and understanding what you will need to do to lose this much weight, may help you to get your mind set for the task.

First you will need a visual, something you can see that can help you grasp what 25 pounds looks like. Did you know that a regular size bag of potatoes is about 5 pounds? Now just imagine 5 bags of potatoes lying in a pile in front of you. That’s a lot of weight isn’t it? Now that you have a visual, let’s figure out how long it should take to lose this much weight.

A healthy rate of weight loss is 1-2 pounds per week. That comesĀ Andarine s4 sarm before and after results out to 4.3-8.6 pounds per month. So, it should take 3-6 months to lose 25 pounds. Losing weight at a faster rate will most likely result in you putting the weight back on, and then some. It’s important to remember that you did not gain the weight overnight, so it will take some time to come off.

Now that you know what 25 pounds looks like, and how long it should take to lose it, let’s talk about how you can do it.

The first step is determining your daily calorie needs. I am going to use the Mifflin-St. Jeor equation. This equation allows you to calculate how many calories your body needs to maintain basic bodily functions such as breathing, your heartbeat, etc. You would use the following equation to determine your daily calorie needs based on your current weight, height, and age, then account for your physical activity level: