At Soza Weight Loss, we understand how difficult it is to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, there are some cases when someone is regularly exercising, avoiding excess sugar intake and keeping a close watch on their calorie consumption, but yet, they still don’t see any results.
The following are the most common reasons why someone can’t lose weight:
- You’re not consuming enough water. Drinking water not only keeps you hydrated, but also marginally boosts your metabolism.
- You don’t get enough sleep. Sleep helps keep your hormones responsible for maintaining your hunger cravings and provides you the energy in order to experience a productive, efficient workout.
- You’re avoiding strength training. While cardiovascular exercise is integral to lose weight, people often forget that strength training increases muscle mass that aids the burning of fat and calories.
- You eat near bedtime. Eating late at night prior to sleep makes it hard for your body to burn fat properly, since eating at night can raise your insulin and blood sugar levels.
- You barely cook. Despite choosing “healthier” options when it comes to take out, you may be still unaware of certain ingredients, such as oils or butter, during the cooking process that goes into the finished result.
- You lack a support system. Losing weight can be difficult without someone or a group of people supporting what you’re doing or holding you accountable for your actions.
- You have an un-diagnosed medical condition. If you believe you are doing everything correctly, perhaps a trip to the doctor’s office can explain why it’s difficult for you to lose weight.