Many researches have been done that showed that weight loss and weight management depend greatly upon a proper work of metabolic rate which is the body’s engine. When we are getting older it is obvious that our metabolism does not work as well as it did earlier.
You can understand this by the following symptoms: irritability, bad sleep, loss of strength, extra weight, fatigue and bad memory.
Scientists used to think that slow metabolic rate was due to the natural aging process but now we know that it does not depend upon aging. Metabolism is slowed down by lack of proper muscle strengthening workouts and bad diet which result in muscle tissue loss.
About 50 % of our body weight is made of muscles. This tissue is very active and requires large amounts of fuel to exist.
If you are lack of muscle tissue, the calories that you consume are stored as fat. Even if you do not see the weight changes, the fat can be hidden in the space left by the leaving muscle tissue and can be stored in the abdomen area wrapping major organs and this will cause various health related problems in the future.
To increase your metabolic rate and enhance health achieving a healthy body weight, it is vital to reverse the process that happened. Muscle tissue can be restored and re-toned. You can do this with the help of strength training exercise putting some efforts and spending some time.
It is recommended to follow 2 – 3 exercise sessions every week. When your muscles are toned up they will need more fuel and will start using up an extra body fat that is stored. The beneficial aspect of this is that when your metabolic rate is enhanced it means that you will burn more calories even when resting or sleeping and when you are exercising.
To put effort in this exercise plan to make some changes you need to follow a healthy diet. Without the right nutrition your body will receive the limited amount of energy and strength. It would be better if you could cook yourself. The other important aspect of your eating is that you will need to avoid all those fast foods and processed foods.
When you keep on eating foods enriched with sugar, unhealthy fats and chemicals, you will not be able to get your metabolism raven up. These bad conditions to our food increase those cravings that make you eat more when you even do not feel hungry.
If you eat such foods, you will always fight excess weight. So, just do not consume everything packaged, boxed, make healthier options that will be useful for your body. In such a way you will be able to achieve your weight loss goal quicker.