In our days the pursuit of the perfect forms is not only limited to household diets and exercise. Today, dieters can enjoy lots of ways to reduce weight with the help of online techniques. For example, the so-called marathons, in which participants not only lose weight, but also compete with each other. They receive daily tasks and recommendations for ration formulation. Whoever reaches the maximum score is the winner.
At first glance, this is a good way. Participants receive the support of a coach and great motivation, in whose formation a role played by competition. However, this method of weight loss has its drawbacks, because it is not for everyone and can even harm your health.
Consider the main error to be avoided the participants of the online marathon of weight loss. So what you should not do with the intention to lose weight online?
We will now conduct a comparative review of the most common methods of weight loss in remote conditions and assess their performance.
This is probably the most readily available method of losing weight. You just need to answer a few questions supposedly "test" — and here it is, happiness: weight loss program ready for you! In the sense that you absolutely get free exclusive tips on menu planning.
However, the experienced eye of a person who is familiar with at least the basics of nutrition, might have noticed that the much-vaunted online tests for weight loss usually contain very General and vague questions, for example:
And then all in the same amateurish spirit...
Alas, not all users, attracted by this apparent simplicity, combined with the savings of time and money, I guess that the questionnaires do not have any relation to serious methods of psychodiagnostics. Of course, questionnaires are not time consuming, but the guidance offered in the end are, to put it mildly, approximate. For example, "your perfect diet — 40% protein, 30% fats and 30% carbs". But take care choosing the right foods that contain the above mentioned ratio B/W/U, as and to the extent of their use during the day, you have to yourself.
To trust 100% is obtained after passing the test recommendations is not necessary — all individually
Besides be trusted 100% received post-test recommendations are not worth it — after all, individually. Remember that only a professional nutritionist after conducting a hardware survey to choose the optimal diet and level of activity for decreasing body mass.
And now to sum up the results of the analysis of the effectiveness of online tests for weight loss.
This is one of the most uncomplicated ways designed for gullible Internet users. Offers a nutritional program that is based allegedly on the recommendations of the who — although, from the point of view of professional nutritionists, for a similar research requires a lot of research, not a series of answers to some basic questions, often not related to the topic of nutrition and weight loss. The essence of the approach is as simple as "one-two-three":
After registration the user is asked to fill out a short form, and then (which leans the whole thing) — buy slimming product: shorts, belt, bioadditive, etc.
To summarize, highlight the benefits designers of diets:
This method of weight loss that have migrated to us from countries of Western Europe and the United States, began a triumphant March across the vast expanses of Russia is relatively recent. No need to worry about anything, visit a nutritionist, psychologist, esthetician, you just buy a diet, high the purpose of which is to help you to lose weight.
Typically, this method offer fitness trainers, so, tempted by the "healthy diet" should take into account their commercial interest.
The advantages of this method of weight loss:
A galaxy of experts on nutrition, personal nutritionists and other consultants on the problems of excess weight suddenly surfaced on Instagram.
The number of "professionals", who undertook to lead the project of weight loss on Instagram over the past year exceeds the number of graduates of Instituti medicinae in the past decade! Not surprisingly that in fact for the beautiful certificates, Pestryaev on the pages of Instagram, hiding typical representatives of nutritionis Amateur — enterprising charlatans, seduxit the prospect of easy money on naive users.
These pseudo-nutritionists shamelessly offer to those who suffer 100% weight loss without dieting and grueling workouts, individual attention and personal support "specialist." And to "client ready" as quickly as possible, exhibiting a limitation in time: "the Unique offer is valid only until tomorrow" or "the Promotion is valid only for three days."
Of course, in Instagram, there are professional nutritionists, but the format of the social network does not allow to speak about any serious help. However, in these programs you can still talk to the specialist personally.
Carefully read the information and reviews about it
However do not be fooled by the first sentence: read the information about the person and, preferably, not in his profile, and by searching reviews and discussion forums. Remember that the Internet innumerable pages of these "nutritionists" that are actually energetic marketers, and not by doctors. Of course, the advantages of this questionable way to lose weight we will not mention — for the simple reason that they are not.
Now this method of weight loss already losing its popularity. Its essence lies in the praesentatio users with an interesting proposal, which is supported by a publicity stunt that says that the marathon will be a famous pop star. Plus attractive prices: entrance ticket into the world of harmony is only a 2-3 thousand rubles per month. Well how here to resist? In addition to the slimness of the best of the best to guarantee the prize — a car, an apartment or a boob job from a renowned surgeon.
The duration of one season — 4-5 weeks, and the year can be arranged, usually around 5-6 seasons, bringing the organizers a lot of money.
Online marathon weight loss are created approximately this structure:
So, the advantages of online marathons weight loss on Instagram:
Throughout this review we have already commemorated bad word dubious projects of losing weight. Touch the last one when assorted Amateurs, beautiful calling themselves "clinics for weight loss", conduct online consultations with the importance of speaking truths at considerable expense.
In order not to fall into the trap of marketing, it is worth considering that a specialized online clinic must meet the following criteria:
The method is based on a comprehensive and scientifically based weight loss program that includes professional psychodiagnostics and 12 weeks of practical exercises and assignments.
According to the palm in efficiency is owned by Internet clinics. Just don't forget to be interested in the education of professionals: these must be certified nutritionists and therapists who will competently develop a personalized weight loss plan that fully meets your life and health.
Remember that success is achieved through continuous professional monitoring of power and process of losing weight, so choose a program in which consultants are always in touch — by phone, Skype or in chat rooms.
And still no online approach will not replace personal communication with doctors and health surveys in real. On this classic, you can design the perfect weight loss plan and store the result in the future.