16 Reasons why you are not losing weight…
1, You are not drinking enough water, drinking enough will help with your hungry cravings, stopping you over eating later on, that’s not all dehydration playing havoc with your internal organs.
2, You are not eating enough protein, Protein enhances the feeling of satiety and prevents your losing muscle as you lose fat.
3, You are doing the “sure to fail” technique of , “ I have exercised so I’m allowed to eat shit food” … stop that now, don’t reward yourself with food.
4, You are making the mistake of not knowing how much you’re eating, you need to keep track of what you eat.
5, You are consuming to many processed foods that you think are Healthy, because it suggests on the packaging that it’s “healthy”
6, You are not doing any resistance training (lifting weight) YES EVEN WOMEN, start lifting weight, you will not look like a body builder.
7, Cans of pop, sugary drinks, Diet drinks, cola and even the flavoured waters are the most fattening items in your daily food choice. Our brains don’t compensate for the calories in them and the sweeteners act in the same way tricking the brain to believing there a calories going in.
8, You might be drinking to much alcohol, sorry.
9, You might have been dieting for to long, your body likes change, we all get frustrated by the weight loss plateau, so don’t Diet.
10, You are way to focused on diets, stop doing diets, long term diets aren’t good, your mindset changes and ends up becoming a negative around food.
11, Don’t skip breakfast because come 11 o’clock you’ll be so hungry that you want to kill someone and end up reaching for any type of food which is normally crap then you are in the cycle of weight gain.. again.
12, Your portion sizes are way to big, learn to control how much is to much.
13, You are not getting enough sleep..
‘Women who slept five hours or fewer per night were 32 percent more likely to experience major weight gain over 16 years, according to a study in the American Journal of Epidemiology. “Too little sleep causes an increase in ghrelin, an appetite-stimulating hormone, and a decrease in leptin, which helps you feel full,”
14, Less distraction will help you lose weight, we get caught up in our fast lives, we don’t even realise how much we have eaten because we are to busy eating at the same time as looking through social media and watching TV, take your time without distractions when eating.
15, Stop starving yourself. It will not help you lose weight. It’ll not only mess up your metabolism, and come Lunch time, that hunger feeling will likely cause you to eat more than you would if you weren’t starving. Not only is starving yourself not good long term for continued weight loss, but also, limiting yourself to too-small portions can lead to excess snacking between mealtimes.
16, Stop eating LOW FAT, FAT FREE and all similar FOODS. Food companies replace the removed GOOD FAT with lots of sugars and similar chemicals as replacements for flavour.