Losing weight is something many people today have decided they need to
do. The reasons for loosing this weight are equal to the number of
people wanting to loose it. The first thing that many people do is to
cut down on their food intake thinking the weight will just disappear,
unfortunately this is far from the truth. When we eat less, our ability
to loose the weight we want to loose becomes harder since our body
needs food in order to burn off the food.
It is not possible to
loose weight overnight unless you have a procedure to have it
accomplished, however, if you do not change your habits, chances are
you will end up right back where you were or worse. There is too many
false hopes out there today, all these miracle treatments to help you
loose weight which are only there so that someone makes money. And it
is not the person who is trying to loose the weight.
belief is that many of the people that are overweight as that way
because they just take in too many calories. Although this may play a
role, it is a small role simply for the fact that the average daily
intakes of calories were far greater 50 years ago then it is today.
Long before McDonalds opened its first restaurant, people were taking
in more calories on a daily basis then the calories they would take in
at the McDonalds.
In general belief, the major cause of being
overweight is the fact that as a society, we have become lazier.
Studies have shown that children who play outside with their friends
everyday after school are more fit than those who sit at home all day
in front of a television or computer. As we get older, this path to
self destruction gets worse. At least in school we all walked to school
and had to participate in PE. Most adults will get up in the morning,
go through their morning routine, walk to their car and drive for an
hour to work, then another short walk till they are sitting in their
office. As you can see, they are not that active.
the most important aspects to loosing weight and keeping it off. Just
look around you at everyday people. Those who drive for a living tend
to be of a heavier weight, those who labor all day like contractors
appear to be lighter, and those who sit in an office all day seem to
gain the most weight the fastest.
The point is that without an
exercise routine, no diet will work. Not to mention the fact that many
people who do manage to loose their weight will gain it back within a
year. Why this happens is that they think that since the weight is
gone, their work is over and return to their previous routines. After
you loose the weight, you have to keep working at it. As long as you
are eating and exercising, your body will determine its true weight.
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