Why You Should Burn Body Fat
Are you overweight? Then you probably want to lose some weight. It is obvious that you'll burn body fat by increasing your metabolism. But be sure that what you burn is fat, not muscles.
Motivations for weight loss
Why obesity is dangerous
Reduction of excess body fat plays a vital role in maintaining good health and avoiding disease. Medical evidence shows that obesity poses a significant threat to health as well as to longevity:. Excess body fat is connected to
Why is excess body fat linked to heart disease?
Does excess body fat cause cancer?
How is excess body fat related to diabetes?
How Reducing Body Fat Reduces Disease Risk
At an American University, researchers studied a sample of people following a certain weight management program. This study showed
Other studies have shown that programs that includes
while other studies shows that reducing body fat through an active lifestyle and low fat diets mean reduced risk for
So, what shall I do?
You have to change to a new lifestyle, by committing yourself to a long term process that gradually will lead you to a healthier life. This process requires persistence and patience, especially in the beginning. If you stay persistent, your new lifestyle will automatically take over, and it will become natural for you. This process will contain
Here is the benefits 90 percent of overweight people following this advice has gained:
But, how can I get started?
The first phase in such a process has shown to be the hardest - it is here most people drop out. The longer you stay in the process, the more likely you are to succeed. And trust me; after you - by means of persistency and patience - have passed this critical start phase, the fun and excitement you gradually will experience will make the change well worth the effort.
How to stay motivated?
Allow plenty of time for the changes. You should give yourself several years for the changes to take place. If you do so, your body will adjust comfortably and the probability of maintaining this healthy lifestyle permanently, will be higher.
About the Author
Terje Brooks Ellingsen is a writer and internet marketer. He runs the website 11-Weight-Loss.net. Terje enjoys to give advice and help people with rapid weight loss with negative calorie food as well as low carb diet.
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