Tight Clothes Is Not The Only Disadvantage To An Expanding Waistline
Gaining too much weight is not good for your healthy. What many people do not know; however, is that the weight gain around your abdomen is very dangerous; so much so that it can be life-threatening. Abdominal fat creates hormones that have very dangerous effects on the body; some of which include the cause of diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and even cancer.
Excess tummy fat is more common with women, but men deal with it too. Many notice that as they age they gain more and more of this unattractive flab. This increase typically starts around the age of 30, but often goes unnoticed until many years later due to that fact that it can be fairly minimal. No matter how little yo may be gaining, it can and will still have the same negative effects.
When we are young we tend to have better physical activity habits than we do as we age. Depending on our lifestyle we are often more conscious about what we eat as well. Living a smart lifestyle when we are young will not; however, prevent us from becoming unhealthy as we age. Reason being, most of us become “comfortable” and busy so we stop exercising as we should and we start making unhealthy eating choices.
If you have found that you are in the same rut that thousands of adults are, it is time to start losing fat mass. This means that it may be time to make some serious lifestyle changes. Dieting, in the sense that people know today, is not the answer to losing abdominal fat. This is not about losing weight; the only way to successfully lose your waistline is to realize that this about losing fat.
The lifestyle changes you need to make are simple, but will take time to implement and see results. Strength training and proper food consumption are the two changes that are needed to lose abdominal fat and boost your health. Healthy eating is not just about eating the right foods, but about eating the right amount.
Eating three meals a day is, as shocking as it may be, not the best way to help you body function as it should. In order to keep your body functioning at optimal levels you need to eat 5-6 smaller meals a day; meals that consist of anywhere from 2 to 4 hundred calories each. This not only helps your body function properly, but it keeps your blood sugar levels balanced throughout the day. This, alone, will help your body to fight of numerous life-threatening diseases, will give you more energy, and will help you to naturally burn excess fat.
This new lifestyle change is fairly easy, but it will take time and preparation. You need to plan ahead, plan and prepare your meals ahead of time. See, if you do not have meals and snacks easily accessible it is entirely too easy to “cheat”. If; however, you spend the time to plan ahead, you will be a great success at becoming a healthier, sexier you.