Monthly Archives: February 2017
As we age, our bodies and minds go through a significant change as well. The physiological aspects of our aging bodies can stop our ability to lose weight. Add in the ever-slowing metabolism and the one or two pounders here and there that crept up on us slowly over the years, and losing weight over 50 can be difficult. The most efficient way to get past the roads blocks that face us as we age is to be aware of them and known how to work around them.
You may notice as you move closer to your weight loss goals that you hit a plateau or two where it is feels like you can’t lose any more weight. Realize that this is a very common obstacle that many individuals working to lose weight face during their journey. Understanding what causes a weight loss plateau and how to tackle it is the best way to get over the hump.
Most individuals who are embarking on a new weight loss journey go out the gates ready to take on every challenge with strength and perserverance. But, what happens when you lose your motivation all together? And, even worse, what happens when a weight loss set back causes you to beat yourself up?