Where Diets Go Wrong

Written by Jay Harris


When we discover that we are heavier than we want to be, we have a natural invlination to eat less food. We may skip lunch or eat only a tiny amount of our dinner inrepparttar hope that if we eat less our body will burn off some of its fat. But that is not necessarily true. Eating less actually makes it more difficult to lose weight.

Keep in mind thatrepparttar 148612 human body took shape millions of years ago, and at that time there were diets. The only low-calorie event in people's lives was starvation. Those who could cope with a temporary lack of food wererepparttar 148613 ones who survived. Our bodies, therefore, ahve developed this built-in mechanism to help us survive inrepparttar 148614 face of low food intake.

When researchers compare overweight and thin people, they find that they ear roughlyrepparttar 148615 same number of calories. What makes overweight people different isrepparttar 148616 amount of fat that they eat. Thin people tend to eat less fat and more complex carbohydrates.

Losing weight is not something one can do overnight. A carefully planned weight loss program requires common sense and certain guidelines. Unfortunately, there's a lot of misinformantion floating around and lots of desperate people are easily duped and ripped off.

Every day one can open a magazine or newspaper and see advertisements touting some new product, pill or patch that will take excess weight off quickly. Everyone seems to be looking for that "magic" weight loss pill. Millions of Americans are trying to lose weight, spending billions of dollars every year on diet programs and products. Often they do lose some weight. But, if you check withrepparttar 148617 same people five years later, you will find that nearly all have regained whatever weight they lost.

Weight Loss Ė Are you Frustrated? Have low energy? Donít feel good about yourself?

Written by Greg Ryan - High Profile Fitness Expert with Kathy Smith


Twenty years of health club consulting, 50,000 hours of paid personal training, and trainer torepparttar stars has taught me one thing; weight loss is not about numbers, itís about your approach. Here it is in a nut shell!

#1: Determine HOW you are motivated and WHERE your desires come from. You may think you know but you donít. If you fall on a offrepparttar 148516 wagon you donít know how you are motivated. People are motivated two ways, fear, pleasure or both. Your desires to feel better look better and are in better shape come from two directions, inside or out. Most people who fall off their exercise and weight loss programs do so because you are motivated byrepparttar 148517 wrong one ofrepparttar 148518 two. And your desires come fromrepparttar 148519 wrong direction. Figure these out and you will have staying power.

#2: Figure outrepparttar 148520 true beliefs behind each unwanted behavior of not exercising and eating wrong. You have a false belief system in your head about food and exercise. Determine what it is and then you can change it. If you are not following through and sabotaging your programs, it is because ofrepparttar 148521 illusion in your head.

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