When it comes to trying to reach an optimal weight, everyone is quick to change their diet, daily physical activity and exercise routine. That is, of course, a great place to start. However, one aspect of health that is often forgotten in weight management plans is sleep. Yes, as simply as it sounds, sleep can play a significant role in weight loss and weight management.
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words! If there was ever a doubt that scale weight (or BMI for the matter) as a mean to weight loss quantification or weight management is completely useless and misguided, the pictures below should help illustrate and appreciate that body composition (body fat – lean mass – intercellular and extracellular body water) is the only objective reinforcement (along with “before & after” pictures) that a person should consider and be looking for, when embarking on a “weight loss” program.
What is the difference between weight loss and fat loss? Sometimes stepping on a scale can be discouraging because the number on the scale is higher than you anticipated. Do you know scale weight is not representative of your ideal …
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