How to Lose 70 Pounds in 8 Weeks

With so many things going on in our everyday lives, you might find it hard to get motivated to shed those extra pounds. Losing 70 lbs. in such a short period will to take some hard work. You must stay focused; in 8 weeks, you’ll be feeling lean and mean! Now, you will need to make some very significant lifestyles changes: examining your food choices and eliminating the unhealthy items from your diet immediately. This will present a challenge if you love junk food, but you'll have to make huge sacrifices in order to accomplish your weight-loss goal.

Go to the grocery store and purchase some healthy foods As you peruse the aisles, look for items low in fat and sodium. Be sure to pick up plenty of fruit, such as oranges and apples, which will come in handy when you're on the go. Instead of eating a bag of chips, you can munch on an apple or orange. Replacing the unhealthy things will become easier as you go along if you stay on task.

How to (Safely) Lose 10 Pounds in One Week

Learn More

Drink plenty of water—8 glasses of water a day, at the very least. Drinking plenty of water also flushes out bacteria and impurities in the skin. The more you exercise, the more dehydrated you can become if you don’t drink plenty of water.

Do cardiovascular workouts daily. Any of the following high-powered cardio exercises will help you burn those calories: Taebo: 500 to 600 in 45 minutes Bicycling: 250 to 500 calories in 30 minutes Swimming: 400 calories in 30 minutes Running: 200 calories in 30 minutes Elliptical Trainer: 300 calories in 30 minutes Walking: 180 calories in 30 minutes (If you want to increase your level of endurance, walk up and down stairs or bleachers. If you use a treadmill, put the settings on an incline.)

How to Lose 20 Pounds in 10 Days

Learn More

You may also opt for a personal trainer to guide you on your way. Personal trainers give you lots of motivation, and they will let you know whether you are headed in the right direction. Check around your local gym to find any personal trainers available to assist you. Personal trainers will cost you, but if you're serious about your weight loss and can afford it, you'll find a personal trainer well worth it.


Weigh yourself daily. Keep track of what you eat.


Please consult your physician regarding your desired weight loss.