Obesity is root cause for many health ailments and mainly it is our lifestyle rather than genetic reasons that lead to obesity. Lightly many of us have the habit of flaunting our tummy as symbol of royalty and many consider Big-Fat tummy as Family-Pack an antonym for Six-Pack!
Today we dime-dozen Trainers, Dietitians, Health supplements suggested to lose-weight and many of us stick on to brisk-walk, jogging, gym, aerobics, yoga and many forms of physical activities to shed our fat and look slim.
There is an old joke making rounds among middle age people –“I did not start my running session with the fear that I might stop it on the third day!” That means many of us have starting trouble and some of us are Enthusiastic Starters but not persuaders.
Doctors attribute Obesity as root cause for many ailments like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and strokes, certain types of cancer, osteoarthritis, fatty liver disease, kidney disease etc.
Body Mass Index is the metric to measure whether our weight is proportionate to our height. BMI of 18.5 to 24.9 is considered to be normal for a human being and BMI greater than 30 is treated as obese indicator.
How to get rid of this life style problem that is causing chronic health hazards? Thomas Carlye’s quote on Three Ps –“Permanence, Perseverance and Persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities, distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.” Has the answer for it.
Here are live examples of how 10 people could get rid of obesity and are currently leading healthy and happier life by exercising and correct food habits.
True friends can do anything together.
“My girlfriend was overweight her entire life until she finally decided to make a change. She lost 99 lb.”
“2 years ago, I decided to make a change. 50 lb later, I’m training for a half marathon and wore this dress to work today!”
“I’ve lost over 160 lb since 2014 and run in my 3rd marathon in 23 days!”
This beauty conquered anorexia, managed to regain her appearance, and even got the perfect body with the help of a gym.
“I’m 55 years old, and I weigh 105 lb less than I did last year. My wife lost 61 lb. No tricks, we just ate better and exercised.”
“One year of no alcohol has changed my life. I lost 53 lb, and I’m 1,000 times happier.”
“I lost weight from 279 lb to 198 lb and to 145 lb. 26 lb are still to be lost, but I’m happy and proud of myself.”
“I used to weigh 275 lb and lost 92 lb. I keep upgrading my body and growing muscles. I put my diet in order and became healthier, happier. And I travel a lot.”
“I lost 125 lb when I stopped consuming alcohol, fast food, and sweets.”