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Reasons we don't loose weight

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

I have been doing some reading & It is recommended that you don't over exercise as we release cortisol, a stress hormone & insulin. When we release insulin, the body stores fat.

I read similar a while ago but it was mostly about cortisol. It's recommended to do gentle exercise such as walking & swimming. Long distance at a gentle pace is better than hard out running etc.

Normally every summer I am out on my bike cycling over to the beach & back. It's only 15km, but it's very hilly & hard work. I have done some of the long walks that is suggested, but personally I found it boring. So maybe when I do my bush walks, it's doing it slowly & gently. This summer I have noticed the weight has not been coming off. I have found it incredibly frustrating. Doing my head in about being so over weight
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    There is so much information out there about the reasons why we don't lose weight. It's hard to differentiate between fact and fiction. emoticon

    I think everyone is different, and we have to figure out what works better for us individually. When I was younger, I could watch what I eat for a couple of days and drop 5 pounds. Now days, it takes longer to drop that 5 pounds. If I eat too many carbs later in the day even though I have stayed within my calorie range, I show an increase on the scale.

    I think it's great that you are researching different options when trying to reach your goal.
    1780 days ago
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