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Why is it so HARD to lose weight for me? And how do I lose weight?

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April 23, 2019 / By Casper
Question: I am a fourteen year old female and I find it VERY difficult to lose weight. I tried EVERYTHING!!!! Such as the following: -Dieting by eating salads and consuming less fatty foods. -I tried taking Green Bean Coffee Pills (they sure did NOT work!) -I go to the gym everyday for at least an hour. -I am also very active -I lost 20 pounds in 2 years, but recently gained 10 pounds in less than 2 months. -I tried losing it back for the last month but i only gained 3 pounds... any suggestions??I need some advice
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Allric Allric | 8 days ago
Perhaps you need to boost your metabolism. Although, I haven't tried dieting(thanks to my good metabolism), there are people who claimed to have lose weight using calorie shifting method, while others simply did not get the desired results. One thing important when it comes to losing weight is discipline and proper mindset. Both these are major contributors that could lead to weight loss success and failures. If you have the determination to lose weight and maintain your ideal weight, you need to shift into a healthy lifestyle. Dieting for for just a certain period of time won't give you long-term results, it will only make you gain more weight than what you have lost. Decide which healthy lifestyle you want to take today. Choose the one that is realistic for you, that is why it is important to know how much weight you want to lose to achieve your ideal weight. Simply saying "I want to lose weight"...without setting the ideal weight for you will not keep you motivated to achieve, as you do not know what exactly you want to achieve. Additionally, try to incorporate in your daily eating habits the foods which are rich in fiber. These are usually found in fruits and vegetables, and healthy fats as well just those found in fish(Omega 3) and fats found in Avocado. For workouts, you might want to try cardio workouts. You don't have to go to the gym to do cardio, simply by doing jogging or bicycling or even following a cardio workouts in DVD will do. If you have a friend which has the same goal as yours, partner her/him and work together on achieving the ideal weight loss. Most of the times, it is easier to achieve when there is someone beside you to keep you motivated and inspired.
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Allric Originally Answered: Why is it so hard for me to lose weight?
Well to lose weight you have to burn more calories that you intake daily. I suggest when choosing foods, choose foods with less calories but more carbs. Carbs will give you energy to work out and lose more weight! Do that for a while and you'll lose weight no problem, its not always about your metabolism. PS: Dont make the mistake of thinking you can do this all in a month. It honestly takes a very long time to lose a decent amount of weight, and your not overweight your probably perfect and you dont even know it. Im glad to at least see your not trying to starve yourself...cause you'd be better off being fat :)

Teresa Teresa
If you are doing all that and have been doing it for a little while and your not losing weight, you don't need to lose weight. How much do you weigh and what's your height? You can look at this to determine what weight you should be. http://www.healthchecksystems.com/heightweightchart.htm
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Ros Ros
Weight loss is science. Go online and calculate how many calories you need daily. Then, eat 500 calories less than that number each day. This way, you'll lose a pound every week.
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Monna Monna
One of the main reasons people fail to achieve sustained weight loss is that they fail to maintain their workouts largely due to boredom. Try and keep it fun and original so at least once a week train in a different way such as skipping, boxing, outdoor running, outdoor biking or swimming, this way it can keep your workouts new and interesting while managing to workout different muscles.
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Lisa Lisa
remember these five essential smoothie ingredients frozen berries a banana skim milk a teaspoon of honey and a teaspoon of psyllium seed husks
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Kara Kara
get familiar with quinoa a wonderful grain thats easy to cook and goes great with sauteed vegetables or mushrooms
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Hannah Hannah
go lean with bean protein beans are an affordable and healthy alternative to meats and are wonderfully filling
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Hannah Originally Answered: Why is it so hard for women to lose weight?
Stop taking the pills and make some life style changes if you really do need to lose weight. Weight loss is an overall process and there are no magic answers. Pay no attention to weight loss supplements and pills and all the latest fads. You need to think about many factors but most of them are related to issues we've known about for a very long time. There are many sensible things you can do that will make a tremendous difference over the long term if you need to lose weight. It can be done in a healthy way. This is what has worked for me. Keeping a food journal really does help. It will give you a much better sense of how much you are eating, and when, and why. Make a few additional small changes - walk everywhere, always use stairs instead of elevators, walk on escalators, get up and move around at least once an hour if your work or your life in general is sedentary, walk every day, use a pedometer. Walking 10,000 steps a day is a really good idea. Build up to a long brisk walk everyday, or most days. Be more active and watch less TV and spend less time on the computer. Buy one piece of exercise equipment to have at home and be strict with yourself about using it. Sometimes you can find mini-steppers or exercise bikes at second hand stores and thrift stores for just a few dollars. Start a weight lifting routine. Join a gym. Possibly you can find one that has someone who specializes in weight lifting programs for beginners. Weight lifting will increase your metabolism as well as improve posture and appearance overall. Even if you can't get to the gym you can work out at home using things around the house. Invest in a good weight training book. The Dummies series actually has a good one. In terms of diet, cut out or reduce things like junk food, pop, fat, fast food. Eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meat, fish. Particularly if you choose a vegetarian lifestyle include natural peanut butter, hummus, dried fruit and nuts. Pay close attention to getting the nutrients your body needs to be healthy. Make your portion sizes smaller. Use a smaller plate - in our society we have become accustomed to thinking that we need a large plate of food at every meal, and we don't. About quarter of your plate of food should be protein and at least half of it should be veggies. Learn to count calories. At your current weight and activity level, you may possibly need about 2000 calories or more to maintain your current weight. So you will lose weight at a reasonable and healthy rate if you cut back to about 1600 or 1700 calories a day. Eat small amounts frequently, rather than three large meals. Never skip breakfast. Include some protein in your breakfast. It will help get you through the day. Drink plenty of water, at least 8 big glasses of water a day, and more if it is very hot, if you sweat a lot, or if you are exercising intensely, and eliminate fruit juices. Fruit juices have too many calories, so get your vitamins from fresh fruit, not the juice. You will begin to see changes in your body. Vary your routines. Don't eat the same number of calories every day (vary your calories from 1400 a day to 1900 or 2000 some days), eat a variety of foods, and do different kinds and amounts of exercise. You will lose weight much more efficiently if you mix things up from time to time so that your body doesn't adjust to any one routine. An area that many people overlook is getting enough sleep. You are much more likely to overeat or to binge eat if you are tired and not well rested, so get enough sleep. Check out websites about nutrition, exercise, weight training, etc. Here are a few helpful links. http://www.nutrawatch.com/ http://www.caloriesperhour.com/ http://www.helpguide.org/life/healthy_eating_diet.htm http://www.wikihow.com/Lose-Weight-the-Healthy-Way http://weightloss.about.com/cs/fitness/a/aa011503a.htm http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/features/no-weight-workout?page=4

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