Why You Should Consider Losing Weight?!
Have you suddenly realized that you can’t fit perfectly into your favorite dress or jeans? Well, if that’s the case then you’re probably frustrated with your weight. But the good thing is that you can manage your weight.
However, before you consider setting your weight loss program, it’s necessary to learn the benefits of losing weight. Knowing the benefits of weight loss will keep you motivated as you go about your healthy eating and exercise program. Remember, though, that, any weight loss program faces challenges.
So to stay successful in your weight loss journey, you need to consider how weight loss can have a positive impact to your social, psychological, and physical health. These benefits should be kept in your weight loss journal, so you can track your progress.
Here’s why you should consider losing your weight:
Losing your weight will help you enjoy many lifestyle benefits. Many people who lose weight experience different lifestyle benefits including:
- Enhanced sleep quality
- Reduced stress and anxiety
- Improved confidence
- Mood regulation
- Improved body appearance
- Improved social life
- Enhanced sex life
By exercising you’ll lose considerable weight necessary for the treatment of depression. There’s also a close connection between exercise, losing weight and anxiety. In addition, losing weight increases your self- efficacy and confidence.
Just by losing a few pounds, you can enjoy numerous physical health benefits. Whether overweight or obese, you can begin by losing small amounts of weight. Doing so, will help you stay healthy and happy. Studies indicate that by losing 5% to 10% of your weight can improve your health in different ways:
- Reduced risk of heart disease
- Decreased risk to cancers
- Reduced joint pain
- Reduced risk to diabetes
- Relieves symptoms of osteoarthritis
- Decreases the risk to stroke
- Improved blood sugar levels
- Enhanced mobility
- Reduced back pain
- Decreased blood pressure
- Improved cholesterol levels
It’s also important to talk to your doctor to help you with vital information that can guide your weight loss journey. He will help you learn the benefits of losing weight. For example, by exercising, you can reduce intake of certain medications, while reducing your risk to diseases. More than that, your doctor can refer or recommend to you an expert dietician or physical therapist to help you create an effective weight loss program.
While health and lifestyle benefits may seem like enough to motivate you to lose your weight, improving the quality of your relationship can be a good motivating factor. However, it can get tricky because not all relationships can get better after weight loss. On top of that it’s not a great idea to lose weight to make someone happy because there are other relationship issues that losing weight can solve.
Losing weight can be such a daunting task. However, with an effective weight loss program, you can enjoy numerous health, lifestyle and relationship benefits. So it’s necessary to talk to your doctor to help you understand what you need to do to get things right. If successful, you’ll experience health benefits including reduced risk to heart disease, certain cancers, stroke, and more. You’ll also enjoy reduced risk to depression, anxiety and stress.