Losing Weight in 40 Days

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Name: Ismael Mercado
Topic: Weight Loss
Purpose: Explain how to lose weight rapidly
Thesis: How to lose 30 pounds in 40 days by using a combination of Diet, Exercise, & Pills. Creditability: I am creditable because I have done extensive research on this subject. I’ve read the (600 page book) the 4hour body, reviewed the last 12 issues of Men's Health, and seen the Documentaries Food, and Food matters

Hello class my name is Ismael Mercado, I am here today to talk about weight loss. I am going to explain how you can lose 30 pounds in 40 days by using a combination of Diet, Exercise, & Pills. I am creditable because I have done extensive research on this subject. I’ve read the (600 page book) the 4hour body, reviewed the last 12 issues of men’s Health, and seen the Documentaries Food, and Food matters and have previously used myself as a test subject.

What is weight loss?
Weight loss is defined as a reduction of body mass, due to loss of fluid, body fat or muscle. In the US 63% of Americans are overweight & over 26% are Obese. Being overweight and obese can cause chronic and potentially lethal illness. Some of the risk of being overweight or obese are.

high blood pressure
atherosclerosis (clogging of the arteries)
cardiovascular disease
stroke
some cancers
Type 2 diabetes (where you don't produce enough insulin)
impotence
sleep aponea.

How can you lose weight?
Diet – consume, less calories then your burning.
Exercise - physical activity that promotes muscle tone and/or cardiovascular fitness. Pills - such as vitamins, fiber, fish oils, amino acids, testosterone boosters, appetite suppressants, fat burners, Later on I will explain how by using all 3 methods at the same time you can lose weight rapidly, But first, the next step in weight loss is planing.

Planing your weight loss – If you fail to plan you plan to fail. Figure out your reasons for losing weight
There are many reasons to lose weight, figuring out why you want to lose weight will help you prioritize your weight loss goals Health (should be most important reason)
Family (want to be there for your kids)
Important event (Wedding, Date, Reunion)
Desire to look or feel better.

Figure out how much weight you should lose
Weigh yourself
Feel free to use any type of scale
a. Make sure you solely use that scale.
5.Calculate your BMI
a. BMI is one a simple way of calculating the amount of weight you need to lose. (REFER TO VISUAL AID)
|BMI = |(weight in pounds * 703 ) | |( lbs/inches² ) | | | |———————————— | | |height in inches² | |BMI |Weight Status |

|Below 18.5 |Underweight |
|18.5 -24.9 |Normal |
|25 - 29.9 |Overweight |
|30 & Above |Obese |

3. Figure out how much body fat you have.
a. different ways you can calculate body fat.
i. Bio-electrical Impedance Analysis
1. Sends signal through body to measure fat, this product has moderate accuracy and can be found at any health and fitness store for a cost of anywhere from $20- $50 dollars ii. body fat calipers

1. are inexpensive but often inaccurate, they measure the fat under the skin.
i. Hydrostatic Scale
1. This extremely accurate way of calculating body fat, submerges your body in water and because fat is less dense then water the later the under
water scales says you are the more fat you have.
C. Track your progress.
1. Take full body, before pictures & after pictures every 2 weeks.
2. Weigh your self - once a week (only)
a. Weighing everyday can cause loss of motivation.
Keep a eating journal (write your meals down, or take a...
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