Losing the weight can he hard work. Just ask the swarms of overweight people who constantly going on diets, drinking lots of water and even exercising, fail to lose weight or even gain weight.
Does this sound like you?
No doubt, dieting and exercising are key elements in weight loss – if you do them right. And that is a big "IF". But as incredible as it may sound, many fat loss plans are ignoring the role of metabolism in fat loss.
Metabolism is the rate at which your body burns energy or calories in order to maintain its vital functions. When you exercise, sleep, walk or even watch TV, your body is burning energy and your metabolism is involved.
But as you get older, your metabolism slows down. It also slows down because of poor lifestyle choices. Let us face it, you are no longer the person you used to be.
I am sure you wish you were young again. When you could eat just about anything; Icecream, potato chips, M & Ms and all the other junk out there and barely put on weight. Come on admit it – you wish for those days again. Those were the days when your metabolism was on fire.
But when you reach the age of 40, 50 or 60 (or even before) you just seem to be putting on weight so easily even though you are watching what you are eating. If you are a guy, you probably notice your gut getting bigger. If you are a woman, you weight problems are most likely in your hips and rear end.
But fear not – all is not lost. There are things you can do to speed up your metabolism and reach your ideal weight faster.
There is a lot of misinformation out there on fat loss. As a matter of fact, many diets cause your metabolism to stall which is one of the main reasons people on diets report that they just can not lose anymore weight or only lose a little.
So her is the deal – learn the truth about how to speed up your metabolism and lose weight. Your metabolism should be your ally in your quest to drop the pounds – not the enemy that sabotages your efforts.[ad_2]
Source by David Cassell