When you hit your 35, you find it difficult to lose extra weight due to hormonal and lifestyle changes. However, if you hit the gym regularly, eat healthy foods and see no results, you probably do something not right.

There are plenty mistakes people do trying to get in shape. So if you still think that in order to slim down, you need to follow a low-calorie diet and exercise daily, you should read this article.

In this article, we would like to show you nine basic mistakes that may keep you from losing weight. These mistakes can affect not only beginners, but also more experienced gym goers. Remember that making these mistakes may prevent you from losing weight. Scroll down to read it right now.

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#1. You do long cardio

Most people think that long cardio can help them slim down and keep their heart healthy, but it is not true. Cardio are good in moderation.

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#2. You follow a low-calorie diet

Low-calorie diets are not healthy for your body. In order to function well, your body needs a sufficiently significant dose of protein, fat, and carbohydrates.

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#3. You consume drinks with electrolytes

These drinks are loaded with sugar. If you want to lose weight, you should limit the consumption of sugar products.

#4. You don’t drink water during training

When you exercise, your body loses water. The lack of water may result in dehydration and other negative consequences. Take a bottle of water with yourself and drink it during your training.

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#5. You eat too much

The fact that you exercise three times a week doesn’t mean you can eat too much food. If you want to slim down, you should reduce your daily calorie intake and balance your diet with healthy foods.

#6. You exercise on an empty stomach

Scientists revealed that exercising on an empty stomach cannot accelerate fat burning process. You should first eat a balanced, nutritious breakfast, and then go working out two hours later.

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#7. You take a bath after a workout

Taking a bath after intense workout can result in unpleasant feelings or fainting. When we exercise, we lose a lot of fluid, so it is necessary to replenish water in our body. Instead of taking a bath, it is better to take a cold shower.

#8. You forget about stretching

Stretching is a great way to alleviate muscle soreness, relax your body and improve flexibility. Don't forget to stretch your body before workouts.

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#9. You work out every day

Daily workouts are not good for you health. You don't need to exhaust yourself to sculpt a beautiful figure. If you want to build muscles, you should give your body time to recover.

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