How to Overcome Weight Loss Challenges
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Weight loss is often more of a challenge than anticipated
You decide to lose weight. That’s easy. So you sign up for a gym membership or start a diet program. Even easier. Once you start you find out it isn’t easy at all.
In fact, it’s pretty painful, both physically and emotionally. Exhaustion sets in and instead of getting the results you wanted, you just want to give up. Maybe you think “well, maybe next year” and old habits resume.
Here is the story of nearly every weight loss program ever embarked upon by would-be “losers” who just couldn’t bear the “pain” that comes with making it to the goal. What happens? Is it possible to overcome?
Weight loss is painful proportionate to the number of toxins involved
Weight gain is not a health issue so much as a symptom of one. So-called “foods” which are ingested that are considered toxic by the body accumulate and create havoc through malfunction internally.
The body starts to break down from there. In other words, the body falls out of a state of health due to a lack of nourishment.
Weight gain is a major symptom of this but other symptoms like aches and pains, tension, stress, and many others can also occur. One of the first things that happen when you attempt to lose weight by eating a more nourishing diet and exercising is that the body begins to let go of those toxins.
Here’s what happens.
When the body is exposed to toxins – whether from the food eaten (chemicals, GMO stuff, excess sugars, and refined carbs – the list goes on… ) it can get rid of a certain amount through body function, if that body is relatively healthy. However, the body can only offload a certain amount so, in order to protect itself, excess toxins are coated with fat and deposited in the fatty tissue.
That sounds good. But… there’s more to it.
Caffeine is one of the most obvious examples of an “addiction” by the body as evidenced by the withdrawal symptoms experienced when stopping its consumption. Any toxin will have this effect on the body.
Toxins from processed foods such as diet sodas and packaged, non-whole foods will need to be expelled for health to be restored and those pounds to come off. Withdrawal symptoms abound in many cases.
Here’s what happens. When you start losing weight, the body starts detoxifying – the toxins locked up in the fatty tissue are released back into the bloodstream. Whatever those toxic particles are connected to – for example getting drunk in a bar and having a fight with your spouse and/or getting beaten up – whatever the incident is – those emotions, discomforts (physical or emotional) will be re-experienced, unknown to you.
For some people, this can be very intense or very uncomfortable, or even painful.
That’s when many give up the weight loss decision.
Withdrawal doesn’t have to be very painful at all
One of the characteristics of withdrawal is the depletion of minerals from the body. Deficiencies are created by the detoxification process which is where all the pain and discomfort can come in. This is where calcium and magnesium, once again, come into play most vitally.
Maintaining these levels is ever more important in the detoxification process as well as recovery from exercise. This is paramount because here we have the foremost reasons people give up on weight loss. These mineral levels can be the difference between success and failure.
How to achieve weight loss for real without quitting
While there is still some mental challenge to it, there does not have to be any pain in achieving weight loss and there could be a reduction in the mental challenge too. With proper minerals, exercise, and a diet rich in whole foods, not processed, success can be gained and goals can be reached in fact.