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How to lose weight without regular workouts? This system will definitely help

How to lose weight without regular workouts? This system will definitely help How to burn calories and lose weight without hitting the gym (Photo: Getty Images)

You want to lose weight, but you don't have the time or desire to go to the gym, and endure exhausting workouts? There is an excellent solution - the NEAT system. This system is based on the fact that a person burns calories constantly, every day.

You can find what the NEAT system is and how it helps burn calories here.

What is the NEAT system

Representatives of the NEAT approach claim that it is not necessary to attend intense workouts several times a week to burn calories and lose weight. They say it is counterproductive and there is a simpler and more natural way to burn calories.

NEAT stands for "non-exercise activity thermogenesis," which means calorie burning during non-sporting activities.

Most people think that it's impossible to lose weight without exercise. But if workouts are not enjoyable, it's hard to sustain them in the long run.

With NEAT, you can move in everyday life without the need to burn many calories or spend a lot of time on workouts. Because not only sports burn energy but also everyday activities.

The idea is that everyday movements, such as tidying up, cooking, and walking to the public transport stop, are underestimated.

Instead of forcing yourself to exercise, you can easily make your everyday life more active and at the same time burn calories.

How to burn calories with NEAT

This system involves integrating more activities into everyday life. You don't need to do workouts, just incorporate a little more activity into your daily life. Because countless small movements can make a big difference at the end of the day.

What allows burning calories:

Cleaning and tidying up (mopping floors, vacuuming, dusting, sorting out closets, organizing things on shelves).

Cooking (you can walk to the pantry for each spice separately, balance on one leg while stirring food in the pot, and do light dance moves while washing dishes).

Playing with children. Kids are bundles of energy, and you will definitely burn calories playing tag or hide and seek with them.

Stairs. Forget about elevators and take the stairs. Get off public transport one stop earlier and take short walks.

Stand up more often. If you have a sedentary job in the office, you need to compensate for your sitting. Try to stand up more often. Walk to a colleague's office instead of calling, take a walk down the hallway, and go up and down a floor.

These are just a few examples of how you can increase the value of NEAT. The nice thing about this principle is that you can adapt the activity to your needs. And together with healthy and balanced eating, NEAT can help you get rid of extra pounds.

Earlier, we wrote about a nutritionist giving unconventional advice on how to avoid overeating.

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