Do you keep track of your weight ? Does your weight increase and you don’t notice it ?
Your weight can go up without you notice it, because of the busyness of life. Life keeps us occupied and not paying attention to our weight. Sometimes you know it, but you just don’t want to think about it.
As a lot of people, you may thought about commiting to eat healthy and start exercising. One day you wake up, and you don’t recognize your reflection in the mirror then you feel like it’s time to lose weight and get in better shape.
You already know it….
You can’t lie to yourself. You know whether you should lose weight or stay as you are. The answer is already there, we just need to tell it to ourselves. Even though it’s tough to admit that we put on a lot of weight, we should decide to start losing weight. However, the consequences of this decision could bring a lot of uncomfortable feelings and high stress levels.
Exercising seems difficult ?
Heading to the gym and exercising are challenging for some people. When you are self-conscious about your weight, you don’t want to go to the gym, outdoor exercises also become difficult because of your weight. These are the signs that it’s time decrease your weight and lose some body fat. Being heavy makes exercise looks like an obstacle instead of a relief and fix.
Obesity, sedentary lifestyle, lack of flexibility, muscle weakness and the lack cardiovascular fitness are the main obstacles in your path. Fortunately, all the obstacles are meant to be passed. You can overcome any obstacle in life just by deciding and committing to some easy little habits everyday like walking, chair exercises or swimming.
The Negatives of Overweight.
Maybe your doctor has told you that you have high blood pressure and cholesterol, or you even have diabetes. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the excess of body fat, especially belly fat, increases the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes which results high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
Fortunately, weight loss can remove all these bad things and make your health good. As the National Heart, Blood and Lung institute mentioned in a report, people who lack physical activities in their daily routine are nearly twice as likely to develop heart disease as those who are more active. Losing weight will make your life less uncomfortable and makes you avoid these medical conditions.
Snoring is a symptom of apnea. Weight excess can cause sleep apnea, which is a condition that makes you stops your breathing repeatedly for 10 seconds or more during sleep. Apnea affect your body, and decrease oxygen in the blood, and sometimes can even awaken you throughout the night repeatedly . The major cause of obstructive sleep apnea is obesity and overweight. This disorder can also make you feel feel most of the days, add to it snoring at night. If you have apnea consult a sleep specialist or lose some weight.
The time is NOW
Throughout the past few years, you surely accumulated a lot of extra pounds. Your weight might have been going up and never going doing. You can’t stay like this forever, it’s time to lost these extra pounds.
Extra weight has a lot of side effects on you. You may feel ache in your knees, hips and back, or your joint hurt. These are the results of being overweight, because the extra pounds wear down the tissue around your joints, which makes movement uncomfortable.
One of the obvious signs is that your clothes don’t fit anymore as before. You may have some good looking clothes, but you can’t wear them anymore due to your weight. I’m sure you don’t want that.
You know everything, but what prevent you from taking action and changing your life is making excuses. To avoid fears and reality, humans makes excuses and they are good at it. Spending time and energy explaining to yourself and people why you are overweight and why you don’t workout won’t do anything good. You should focus the energy on exercising and eating healthy to get in better shape.