Common Weight Loss Problems

Updated at: Mar 21, 2012
Common Weight Loss Problems

Weight loss problems are common in a hectic lifestyle. Read to know common weight loss problems, which can be overcome.

Gunjan Rastogi
Weight ManagementWritten by: Gunjan RastogiPublished at: Mar 15, 2012

Weight Loss Problems

If you wish to lose those extra pounds of weight, you may encounter some common weight loss problems. These problems are related to your day-to-day life and are not hard enough to deal. Have a look at these weight loss problems that are common in people to know weight loss difficulties usually encountered by all.


Hectic Lifestyle

In today’s fast-paced world, busy lifestyle is common to all. Everyone is busy with his or her professional life, family responsibilities, social commitments or education. More than half of a day is spent in balancing between all the obligations. This leaves you with little time to plan a balanced diet, exercise regime or a laborious physical activity such as brisk walking, dancing or swimming. In such a hectic schedule, you may end up gorging on fast food, packaged food, take-away meals or unhealthy snacks to save yourself from preparing nutritious meals. This causes you to consume higher calories than the required amount, thereby increasing your bulges exponentially and reminding you that you need to lose weight to get back to a perfect body shape. Weight gain can result in some severe problems such as obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol or cardiovascular diseases. Therefore, schedule a gym to get a healthy and flab-free body.


Increasing Age

It is known that  as age increases weight also increases. As people (especially women) get older, they tend to put on excess weight. Weight gain due to increasing age involves many factors such as sedentary job, reduced physical activities, hectic lifestyle, unhealthy diet and hormonal changes. Controlling your imbalanced hormone levels due to age factor is obviously not in your hands, but surely, you can bring changes in sedentary lifestyle, thereby elevating your chances of having a healthy body and life later or when you (women) are nearing menopause. No matter how busy your life is, you need to carve out 45 minutes in a day for rigorous exercise regime. If you cannot join a gym, indulge in at-home exercises such as yoga, dancing, aerobics, jumping, rope skipping or morning walk.


Slow Metabolism

Another one of the most common weight loss problems is slow metabolism body rate (the rate at which the body burns calories). Your metabolism slows down when you start consuming too little food in an attempt to lose weight quickly. Your body cannot adjust to this change immediately and takes it to be a drought situation, thereby, slowing down your metabolic rate to adjust to the lower calorie intake. Slow calorie burning rate makes it more difficult to lose weight. The solution does not lie in eating less instead eat more, but follow a healthy diet, healthy eating manners and dedicated exercise routine.


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Weight loss problems are common in a hectic lifestyle. Read to know common weight loss problems, which can be overcome.


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