Reasons You’re not Losing Weight
1.You’re consuming too much Calories in your body
Not losing weight is a major effect of consuming too many calories. Your body needs enough calories to function, but when you take in more than your body uses, it stores the excess calories in your body as fat. A huge percentage of people who have trouble losing weight are simply consuming too many calories and You might think that you are excluded from this equation, but studies also show on a consistent basis that people tend to underestimate their calorie intake by a significant amount.
2. You’re Avoiding Your Cardio Workouts
Cardio, which consist of running, jogging, swimming, etc is one of the most effective ways to improve your body health and lose weight.
Just by walking you can burn up to 400 calories per hour.
You can burn around 600 calories per hour if you run.
By swimming you can burn up to 600 calories per hour.
And if you do jumping Rope you can burn a whopping 1000 calories per hour!
Cardio plays a very important role in losing weight ,so adding it to your daily routine is a must.
3. You’re drinking too much Alcohol
Alcohol in itself has about 7 calories per gram, which is very high; however if you like to drink, keep it to a minimum and drink in moderation’s with non caloric beverages preferably. Stay away from heavy drinking as it is linked to weight gain. Beers and wine are also very high in calories.
4. You’re starving yourself
It sounds like a simple equation for losing weight doesn’t it, you simply cut out the calories consumed and you have accelerated weight loss. However, achieving rapid weight loss by starving is not that easy. Starving yourself may result in some quick loss of weight, but most of it will return once you begin eating regular food again.
The body is hesitant to remove fat out of storage during a fast because it needs it to keep you alive when it perceives it is starving. So instead of cutting food out altogether, seek to create a calorie deficit of between 500 and 1,000 calories. Do cardio workouts along with dietary measures to create this negative calorie balance.
5. You’re Not monitoring the amount of foods you eat
Keeping track of what you eat is extremely important if you are trying to lose weight. Most people actually don’t know how much they’re actually consuming in their daily diet.
Write down what you eat for studies has shown that people who takes photos or keep track of what they eat, consistently lose more weight than those that don’t.
Keeping track of what you eat can also keep you focused on your diet, help keep you motivated and helps maintain and achieve your goals.
6. You’re not Drinking Enough Water
Drinking water is one of the best ways to turn up your fat-burning meter. Drinking water alone won’t cause weight loss, and if you are eating a healthy diet, but are dehydrated, you will lose a lot less weight. When your body is dehydrated, burning fat is near impossible.
Drinking lots of water has also been proven to boost the amount of calories burned by 30% over a period of 1.5 hours
7. You have a junk food addiction
Consuming too many sugary, junk foods can lead to diabetes and obesity. It is an enemy of weight loss, so the best way to reduce sugar cravings is to eat protein rich foods. Protein helps to balance blood sugar levels and thus reduce sugar cravings.
8. You’re not consuming Enough Protein in your diet
Protein is “THE” most important nutrient when it comes to weight loss.
Protein is the king of nutrients and you shouldn’t restrict anything to benefit from a higher protein intake. It can reduce hunger and increase metabolism, but you won’t lose weight if you don’t eat fewer calories than you burn.
A high protein intake also helps prevent metabolic slowdown, a common side effect of losing weight. It also helps to prevent weight regain.