Looking to lose some unwanted weight, maybe your getting married, or want a beach body, or maybe your just sick and tired of being overweight, maybe thinking your insurance will increase, but more importantly, afraid of the health risks? Many people are thinking the same way. To each individual, one time or another have had the exact same feeling. Are you ready to take action and make that happen? Some consider this, then brush aside the thought. Sometimes it is because of moments of inertia to get it going. Or because it can be a scary thing, the unknown. While other times, because they think they don’t have the will power to make it happen.
Are these actually legitimate reasons? Have you actually considered the positive side? Have you really reviewed the “pro” side or just the “con” side? Let’s examine 5 facts about healthy weight you must know to keep a active and healthy lifestyle. Maybe your asking yourself why is a healthy weight so important? Read along and we’ll find out.
First, Your risk for heart disease, diabetes, even high blood pressure ways in, not to mention the likes of sleep apnea, gallbladder disease and possibly certain cancers. Being obese or even overweight increases these conditions. The more you weight, the more you are likely to suffer from these diseases.
In addition, consider that the positive benefits far out way the negative and will lower your risk for processing or developing these unneeded and avoidable problems.
Second, a healthy weight will make your physical activities more pleasurable. Many of us are not active enough which can lead us to increase those for mentioned diseases. Even the most limited amounts of activity can lower our risk’s and to a greater degree improve our heart health. So, the more physical activity you can do, the more you will benefit from it.
Third, many people who try to lose those unwanted pounds, tent to focus only on one thing, loss of weight, but to be successful at losing that weight, again you have to be physically active, eat healthy foods and maintain a healthy diet and just importantly you have to set goals for yourself, for setting goals is the first step down that road to losing weight and maintaining it.
Fourth, to maintain the weight loss you must have a healthy eating plan. A healthy eating plan will lower the risk’s for heart disease and other unhealthy developments. Your plan should include fruits, whole grains, milk products, lean meats, poultry, eggs. Also your healthy eating plan should be low in saturated fats, cholesterol, salt and added sugars. And your plan shouldn’t stop there, you’ll also have to cut back on the calories.
And Fifth, to continue and maintain your healthy weight, your weight loss should be modest longer instead of rapid weight loss and then regaining it. You should lose about 10 percent of your current weight, for about 6 months before thinking of additional weight loss.
Consider the reasons, assess them, and you will be on your way to a healthier you.