Looking for a healthy way to lose weight fast? This cucumber diet will help you cut those extra pounds in only 10 days.
The diet is mainly composed of cucumber and it will effectively cleanse your intestines, promote digestion, get rid of excess water, boost the metabolism, and detoxify your system. Cucumbers are also effective in cleansing the skin and combating acne.
The main ingredient in the diet is a cucumber, and it can be consumed in unlimited amounts. Therefore, whenever you feel hungry, you should have a cucumber.
Here’s The Diet Plan:
Mix 200g of sliced cucumbers with a low-fat yogurt. Consume the mixture and if you’re still hungry, consider having an apple or 2 peaches.
Take a large plate of cucumber salad and one slice of toasted wheat bread. You can occasionally bake or boil 2 potatoes and replace the bread.
For lunch for the subsequent days, you can also take some of the following
- Two potatoes or three slices of toasted whole wheat bread with 150-gram tuna.
- Two eggs and 150-gram white meat.
A fruit salad or some fresh fruits can make for a great snack. The following shake can also be a great choice:
- 1 cucumber
- 1 apple
- 20 g of almonds and walnuts
- A handful of spinach
The shake is loaded with iron, fiber, calcium, magnesium, as well as vitamins A, B, C, K, and E. Blend the unpeeled cucumber, apple, and spinach. Then, add ginger and blend again. Garnish with almonds and consume immediately.
Make a fruit salad with 300 grams of any fruit.
Besides water, you should also drink tea or unsweetened coffee. For best results, you should also exercise regularly. Here are are some of the most effective exercises that will accelerate your weight loss efforts:
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an effective way to burn lots of calories fast. Find any piece of cardio equipment (jump rope, bike, treadmill, etc) and follow this procedure for 10 minutes:
- 3 minutes at 50% of your maximum effort
- 20 seconds at 75% of your maximum effort
- 10 seconds at your absolute maximum effort.
Lie on the side and keep your knees straight. Support the upper body on your elbow and forearm. Afterward, lift your hips until your body forms a straight line from the ankles to the shoulders. Hold thus for 30 seconds before switching sides.
Plank with Arm Raise
Be in a pushup position, bend your elbows, and rest your weight on the forearm. Your body should be in a straight line from the ankles to your shoulders.
Next, brace your core and keep the hip placement whilst stretching your right arm straight out before you. Draw your shoulder blades down and back as you raise your arms. Hold for about 10 seconds before switching arms.
Get a pair of dumbbells and stand on the left foot, elevate the right foot behind you and bend your knee to make the right lower leg parallel to the floor. Then, bend forward at the hips, and slowly lower your body. Make a short pause, and return to the starting position.
Lie on the floor with your face up. Bend your knees and keep the feet flat on the floor. Raise your hips to create a straight line from your shoulders to the knees. Hold a little before lowering your body to the original position.
Stand in front of a bench and put your left foot firmly on the bench. Then, press the foot into the bench and push your body up until your left leg is straight. Then, lower your body back down until the right foot touches the ground. Repeat.
Get down on all fours and put your hands on the ground, in line with your shoulders. Keep your feet close together. Next, lower your body until your chest nearly touches the ground before pushing yourself back to the original position.