Ways to lose weight quickly include increasing exercise, drinking more water, reducing sodium intake and eating small but frequent meals, according to WebMD. Weight loss is directly affected by cutting calories and burning fat.
Cardio exercises that induce sweating and are performed for at least an hour induce the most weight loss, according to WebMD. Salt dehydrates and retains water, thus increasing overall weight. An adequate water intake flushes excess fat and toxins from the body and controls calorie intake and hunger by filling the body between eating. Steady meals speed up the body's metabolism and ability to turn food into fuel for energy and burning extra fat.