It is often, claimed, the amount of weight, many people, gain, and lose, throughout, their lives, may exceed their actual weight, at any specific, point! However, the reason, for doing so, often, differs, significantly, between individuals. What motivates someone, to begin, this process, may be complex, but, generally, falls – into, 4 basic categories/ scenarios. Losing weight is, often, the leading, New Year’s Resolution, yet, the mere fact, the same people, make the same resolution, year – after – year, indicates, for most, the process is far less than successful, and/ or, effective! With that in mind, this article will attempt to, briefly, consider, examine, review, and discuss, 4 reasons, many pay attention, to their body weight.
1. Health concerns: Nearly, every time, anyone suffers any type of health – scare, their physician suggests (often, strongly), the need to take off the pounds, to address these concerns, etc. Many illnesses, including: heart issues; thyroid – related; knees and back problems; aches and pains; diabetes; cholesterol/ triglycerides, etc, are, often, directly related, to being overweight!
2. Seasonal: It seems, many, think, more, about weight – related, concerns, at certain times, of year, than others! We refer to these issues, as, being, seasonal, in – nature, and, these events, often, inspire and motivate us, to commitment, and action! The beginning of the year, and the associated resolutions, are, too – often, ignored! As warm – weather, seasons, approach, many are concerned, in how they might look, in their bathing suits. Other, seasonal concerns, and/ or, needs, goals, and priorities, often drive us, to strive to lose some weight!
3. Body image issues: Some are concerned about how they look, rightfully, but, for some, this becomes, pathological. We hear a lot, about, the binge – dieters, and, those, with eating disorders, such as bulimia, etc, which, if overlooked, or, left, untreated, may become harmful, and dangerous. However, for those, who look in the mirror, and see how they might improve their overall, body image, by losing some weight, this is often, a turning point, in proactively, proceeding, forward, and having the right combination of commitment, and discipline, needed, and necessary!
4. Overall health benefits: There is, often, an optimal weight, for the healthiest. lifestyle, etc. If, you, feel, you could live a healthier life, including, paying attention, to being the best weight, etc, and feel better, physically, and emotionally, consider, how to proceed, forward, in your best interests.
If you decide, it’s time to reduce your body mass, and use, some sort of diet, know your reasons, consider your motives, reasons, and commitment, and whether, you possess the necessary discipline, and decide, which weight loss approach, might, make the most sense, for you! It’s your life, and only you, can make the decision!