I know this sounds weird coming from a guy who keeps advocating for weight loss, but you’ll be happy to know you ain alone in this struggle.
Am only human, right?
So, I have also been having a hard time shedding my belly fat lately.
The thing is, I am very lazy when it comes to work outs.
Now, before you pick up the cane to discipline me, you should understand that my laziness is ‘terminal.’
I detest physical excerices, and even though I try to do a few exercises now and then, I never seem to get enough to help me shed my belly fat.
I might be a tad obese, but that I will NOT discuss…LOL!
For those who don’t understand obesity and its prevalence, here’s the definition;
Obesity is the preventable buildup of excessive body fat that usually impairs health. Cases of obesity are detected using the Body Mass Index (BMI) that compares an individual’s weight and height. Individuals with a BMI of more than 30 are referred to as obese. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the prevalence of obesity has tripled since 1975. In 2016, over 1.9 billion people with 18 years or more were found to be overweight, with approximately 650 million of them being obese. 13 percents of all adults over the age of 18 were obese during the same period. Close to 41 million children were either obese or overweight in 2016 while around 340 million people between the ages of five and 19 were obese. Surprisingly, most of the world’s population lives in regions where cases of obesity exceed those of underweight people.Healthy Foods Only
The global rise in the prevalence rate of obesity has been attributed to energy imbalances that result from the shifts in the economic, social, and physical environments.
In addition to the ethnic and racial disparities in obesity, there is a notable link between parental situations and child obesity.
Specifically, obesity rates are typically higher in urban households than in rural ones and among housewives than working mothers.
Women are more prone to obesity than men.
Moreover, people with higher educational attainment and salary levels have higher rates of obesity.
With so much info at my fingertips, I still do not understand why I cannot get myself to walk to the gym or at least run a few laps around my house.
Wait…that’s not entirely true. I did exercises a few times. I just never lost any weight because I was always snacking immediately after leaving the showers!
In my defense, I didn’t know anything about healthy snacks for weight loss.
I have made a towards-the-end-of-the-year resolution to shed my belly fat, and this time I have to see it through!
I will be documenting my progress here, complete with the various weight loss techniques that I try.
As usual, am a little apprehensive!
Weight loss takes a lot of time and effort, money at times, and all these are very limited in the world I live in! (sounds like an excuse, but i promise its not…LOL!)
I once convinced my wife to be my weight loss partner, but I ended up quitting before she did!
My past failures notwithstanding, I am committed to seeing this through this time – I think. I HAVE TO lose this belly fat!
I also know am not the only one going through this nightmare.
In that spirit, I will take some time to research the best weight loss programs (PS: not an excuse to buy time), then document it here as soon as I find it.
Hoping the first phase won’t take forever (*wink), I will put it to practice and again, report my progress after every two weeks.
Let’s do this!
Do you have any advice or recommendations for me as I start this challenge? Any weight-loss recipes/diets or exercises you think I should try? Wanna join me in the quest to a healthier weight?
Leave your comment below and I will get back to you!