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Doesn’t it sound cool to be able to lose weight while you are sleeping? What more could you ask for! Today, people look for ways to burn calories. Little do they realize that a good night’s sleep can do the trick. Several scientific studies suggest that if you are not having quality and quantity sleep, you are bound to gain weight. What happens during sleep is the number of hours you sleep accounts for the number of calories you burn. Usually, a person burns around 0.42 calories for every pound in an hour. For instance, a person who weighs 150 pounds burns 63 calories an hour. If he/she sleeps for eight hours, the person would burn around 500 calories during the time of the sleep! So, sleep more and let your body burn more calories. How Does It Work? Burning calories is directly proportional to the energy required whilst performing…

You spend a lot of time in buffing up, bettering yourself and shedding those extra pounds that have been tormenting you so as to measure up to your standards of fitness and well-being. However, all those efforts seem to go in vain as soon as you encounter a weight loss plateau. As much as frustrating it is, it almost feels like all the hard work has gone down the drain. In this situation, it becomes important to not get discouraged and lose patience. It is pretty normal and understanding the reasons behind can help you overcome it. Here are some diet tricks to break the weight loss plateau. 1. Watch Your Carbs — cut back on “bad” carbs When I say “watch your carbs”, I am not saying to decrease your carb intake drastically. I am simply saying cut back on your carb intake if you hit a weight loss…