7-Day Cucumber Diet (With an Exercises Plan) that Drops Pounds Very Fast

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Cucumber Diet

We are here today to present you with the best cucumber diet which will help you lose weight in 10 days only! The main ingredient is, of course, the cucumber, which you can consume as much as you want. So, whenever you are hungry, you can eat a cucumber.

The diet we are about to present you with will help you cleanse the intestines, it will aid in digestion, remove excess water and boost the metabolism. Moreover, the cucumbers can cleanse the skin and fight acne.

The Cucumber Diet Plan

Breakfast

Add 200 g of sliced cucumbers to low-fat yogurt and eat the meal. If you still feel hungry, then, you can have 2 peaches or an apple.

Lunch

Your lunch should be a large plate of cucumber salad and a slice of toasted wheat bread. Occasionally, you can boil or bake 2 potatoes to replace the bread.

The following days you can also consume two potatoes, or 3 slices of toasted whole wheat bread with 150 g of tuna, or 2 eggs and 150 g white meat.

Snack

Have some fresh fruits or a fruit salad as a snack. You can also prepare this shake.

The Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 20 g of almonds and walnuts
  • 1 apple
  • Ginger
  • A handful of spinach

The shake is full of iron, calcium, fiber, magnesium, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B, Vitamin E, etc.

All you have to do is blend the unpeeled cucumber, apple and the spinach in the blender and finally add the ginger as well. Then, blend again and all is ready. You can decorate with almonds and consume!

Dinner

For dinner, you can have a fruit salad from 300 g of any fruit.

If you want to obtain the best results you will need to have a stricter diet. For instance, you can consume yogurt with 200 g cucumbers and fruit for breakfast, a large of cucumber salad with a piece of toasted wheat bread for lunch, a fruit salad in the evening.

Apart from water, you can also drink tea or unsweetened coffee.

Just eat healthy to boost your health and to lose pounds with this diet. Also, if you want better results, you can combine it with regular exercise.

You can try some of the following exercises for this.

Cardio Intervals

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is a good way to lose weight.

Take some piece of cardio equipment (elliptical, jump rope, treadmill, bike, etc) and follow this pattern for 10 minutes:

  • 3 minutes at 50 percent of your maximum effort
  • 20 seconds at 75 percent of your maximum effort
  • 10 seconds at your absolute maximum effort.

Side Plank

Lie on the side, keep the knees straight and prop your upper body up on the elbow and forearm. Afterward, lift the hip until your body forms a straight line from the ankles to the shoulders and hold for half a minute. Finally, switch sides.

Plank with Arm Raise

Start in a pushup position and then bend the elbows and rest the weight on the forearm. Your body needs to be aligned from the shoulders to the ankles.

Afterward, brace the core and keep the hip placement while at the same time you raise the arm in front of you. Draw the shoulder blades down and back while your arms are elevated. Hold this position for 5-10 seconds and switch the arms afterward.

Single-Leg Deadlift

Get a pair of dumbbells and stand on your left foot, while the right one is elevated behind. Then, bend the knee so that the right lower leg in parallel to the floor. Next, bend forward at the hips and lower your body slowly. Make a pause a bit and get back to the initial position.

Bridge

Start in face-up lying position on the floor with the knees bent and the feet flat on the floor. Then, lift the hips so that there is a straight line from the shoulders to the knees. Hold it a little bit and then lower the body in initial position.

Step-Ups

Stand in front of a bench and then step or put your left foot on the step. Afterward, press the left foot into onto the step and push your body until the left leg is straight. Just lower your body back down until your right foot touches the floor and repeat.

Pushups

Get down on all fours and put your hands in line with your shoulders. Your feet should be close together. Next, lower your body until your chest touches the floor and then push back to the starting position.

Sources:

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