Facts about losing weight

Saturday, July 21, 2012 · 0 comments

Staying healthy and slim would be the greatest dream of many people. As early as high school years, teenagers to be exact are already conscious about their figure. The reason is because that is the time that they feel attracted towards the opposite sex. Once a person feels that, he or she will feel shy when he or she is overweight. Among the negative feelings associated to a person who is overweight is very low self esteem.

When a person has a low self esteem, he or she will not be able to express his feelings and performance in class can also be affected. It will be affected because it is likely that other classmates will put jokes on him. Considering all the bullying, he may feel that he doesn’t belong in the class. Thus, the drive to lose some pounds comes into play.

As a teenager, not all diet plans will do and not all are safe for such a very young age. The best thing for a teen that is looking to look slimmer is to refrain from eating too many sweets and stay active most of the time. By doing so, all carbohydrates and calories consumed will be melted away.

Other tips that teens can do to lose weight are:

  1. Eat more fruits and vegetables. These are healthy food items essential for any age group.
  2. Never skip breakfast. Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day.
  3. Always stay hydrated with water not soda or canned fruit juices. Water is better because colored drinks are high in sugar and other harmful chemicals.
  4. Exercise at least three times each week.
  5. Say no to vices. Any kind of vices is not good for the body.
  6. Never use any commercialized slimming supplements. Teens are too young to try such products. It may only harm their health.

For teens, the ways to slim down is limited to natural means. For any adult that is aged 25 and above, they can already use supplements and various methods available in the marketplace.

As an adult, the secret to staying slimmer and maintaining a sexy figure is similar like the younger ones. But since adults are usually busier than the ones who were just studying, they may have limited time to exercise.

It is a reality that we are facing nowadays. So, when they don’t have time to go to the fitness center, it is best if they will just spend some hours walking to the office or walking all the way home.  Using the stairs rather than the elevator can be another great way.

As with any kind of goal, in order to achieve that, determination and disciplined could be the key. Determination involves the dedication to say no to the things that can hinder in reaching the goals. Being disciplined is when a person knows how to adhere to the required methods of being healthier. The journey to be healthy likewise makes way to become sexier.


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