There are so many reasons to lose weight for the betterment of your health alone that most are unaware of. Most people look at excess weight as just a mere cosmetic inconvenience, but what lies beneath? Health should be your number one reason for weight loss because excess weight can cut your life span significantly! To enjoy many years of health and happiness, start making health a priority. Lower your risk of cancer, heart disease and a wealth of other illnesses by losing weight. Here are my reasons to lose weight because I care about you!
1. Lower Your Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s
Yep, that is right. If you lose weight, you can actually lower your risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s, so make sure you exercise and eat healthy so you have a keener brain function. To think sharp it is helpful to be leaner. Bettered health is the first of my reasons to lose weight!
2. Lower Your Risk of Cancer
According to the American Cancer Society, a whopping 1 out of every 3 cancer deaths in the United States is linked to excess body weight, poor nutrition, and/or physical inactivity. These factors are all related and may all contribute to cancer risk, but body weight seems to have the strongest evidence linking it to cancer. Excess body weight contributes to as many as 1 out of 5 cancer-related deaths, so make sure you lose weight by a healthy diet and fitness plan to lower your risk of cancer. Why? You are worth it!
3. You Recover More Quickly when Ill
Scientists have found that excess body fat, particularly belly fat, lowers your immune system. By losing as little as 10-15 excess pounds, you can boost your immune system so you recover more quickly when you are sick. Recover more efficiently by losing excess fat.
4. Better Your Heart
Exercise to lose a few and better your heart. Exercise will not only keep your heart healthy, but it will also help you to strengthen your heart, so get working! Nothing good in life comes without effort but I promise you will be happy with your results!
5. Boost Your Mood
By losing weight through exercise and healthy eating, you will boost your mood, learn to manage stress better, have more energy and also become more confident. Personally the feeling after I exercise is unmatched. I feel like I can conquer the world. How do you feel after you complete a workout?
6. Have Better Health
Exercise boosts your immune system and betters your mental and physical health. By carrying just 10 extra pounds, your health is in a lowered state. Increase your health so you will have a better quality of life and lose the extra weight. You deserve to live a good life!
7. Live a More Fulfilled Life
Studies show that people that are at a healthy weight tend to live better with more confidence. You will also have healthier personal, family and work lives. So lose the extra weight you have been aiming to lose for a better, more fulfilled life. If not now, then when?
Knowing all the reasons you should lose weight that should not be ignored should motivate you to get up and get going to work towards your goal. How much weight do you want to lose? And why do you want to lose this weight? Hugs, squats and better health to you and your family!