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I can't lose weight, what am I doing wrong?

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June 27, 2019 / By Dane
Question: Im 14 years old and am nowhere near obese but I am fairly chubby in the stomach, chest and thigh area. The rest of me i'm quite happy with. Everyday i ride 7km to school and 7kn back and i ride with intensity and I think this is pretty good exercise. I have even tried a diet of no fried foods, sweets and potatoes AND on top of that I do Cardio work out routines at home. But no matter WHAT I do, I can't seem to shake off any of the weight. If I lose some flab in one area i see another part of my body has gotten flabbier. If I DO lose some, It RANDOMLY re-appears a few days later, out of the blue my stomach seems to swell and my self-esteem plummets. I am close to going mad and i can't even talk to my family about it anymore. I am fairly active and have a pretty good diet but I just can't lose the fat. They say its just the age and that my fat will vanish in a few months. Thats the same thing they said at the beginning of last year. i have been trying to lose it ever since. What am I doing Wrong, Please help me! I really Would thumb up these answers but Im not Level 2? And yeah i guess i'll just keep trying then :(
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Avon Avon | 3 days ago
Have you lose any weight at all? Often, after people start losing weight they struggle to continue weight loss because the amount of calories needed to lose a pound increases as you get thinner. You sound very intelligent and committed, so I don't think you are doing anything wrong :) It's possible that you have a genetic condition, like a thyroid that prevents from losing weight. It's a good idea to tell your doctor about your struggle to lose weight, just so that you can get it checked out. Any medication you are taking can also interfere with weight loss. And yes, it is also possible that is just your age. Most people I know who are average weight went through a chubby phase in their life, when they were a pre-teen. It's possible that you might have a growths spurt, and you will start looking very long and lean, or maybe as you hit your mid-teens your metabolism could drastically speed up. Unfortunately, it's hard to find an exact cause :( but I really do recommend asking your doctor about it. There are some girls at my school who are great athletes, have nice muscles but are still a bit "chubby". It's also possible that you are only focusing on big muscles, which can cause a bulky appearance. So make sure that you switch up your exercises so that you are evenly toned all over. As for your stomach, is it possible that the "flab" is loose skin. People who lose a lot of weight typically have saggy skin, because of the dramatic way their shape changed. And everybody's stomach swells when they eat. Sorry this is so long :/ But I really hope you don't stress out about this too much :) I know it's hard, but try and focus on all the good things you like about yourself. There are lost of beautiful curvy women in the world, and what makes them so beautiful is the poise and kindness they carry themselves with, and the self-confidence they have :)
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Avon Originally Answered: I cannot lose weight this is messed up there has to be something wrong please help.?
You need to drop the attitude. You say in your last paragraph "dont say 'well u need to have atleast 1,000 calories otherwise u will gain weight.'" Don't you understand that this is true? I'll explain. This answer is in 2 sections, Food and Exercise. ********************* Food Example 1: If you eat regular 4 or 5 very small meals a day, you will lose weight. Example 2: If you eat just 1 or 2 average/large meals a day you will gain weight. Do you know why? Metabolism. Metabolism is how fast your body processes food, and how much of that food it stores as fat. Example 1 works because the more OFTEN you eat, the less fat you store (because your body says "What's the point in storing fat, I know more fuel (food) is coming in a few hours)." Example 2 doesn't work for weightloss because your body is in starvation mode, so when it does finally get that 1 meal it says "This is all I'm getting for the whole day, I better store it all as fat so I don't starve later on." See the difference? So aim for 4 or 5 meals per day, with 3 or 4 hours inbetween each meal. But stick to healthy food (fish/meat, fruit & veg). Stay WELL AWAY from carbohydrates (chips/bread/chocolate/anything sugary). And most importantly, your total calorie intake for the WHOLE DAY should be about 1000 to 1500 calories. So split that up between 4 to 5 and you get 200 to 375 calories per meal. Get it? ********************* Exercise You need to burn off more calories than you take in. That's the only way to lose weight. The less calory bit for food only helps because there are LESS calories to burn off. But if you don't burn them off those calories, no matter how little there are, will just sit there as fat, Get it? Go to the gym, go running, even just do pressups or sit ups in your room. Try learning to hip hop dance from a youtube video in your room infront of a mirror or whatever. That really gets you out of breath and sweating (which is good). If you need a work out routine I've got plenty just give me a shout at [email protected] The bottom line is, if you don't put the effort in, you don't get results. Stop looking for a quick fix or miracle answer. There isn't one. You are what you make of yourself.

Vivien Vivien
the omega 3 fatty acids in salmon may dial up your bodys ability to burn fat especially if you add some exercise
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Shannah Shannah
love the starbucks grande caramel frappuccino skip the whole milk and whipped cream which packs in 410 calories total and order the starbucks grande caramel frappuccino light which is only 140 calories
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Oralie Oralie
opt for self checkout wait in line for 7 minutes ring yourself up for another 10 bag your own grub and load up the car
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Maisie Maisie
energize plain tasting proteins such as eggs or chicken with metabolism boosting chili pepper sauce
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Maisie Originally Answered: Why do I gain weight when I diet? What's wrong with me?
You have to give your body a chance to catch up with you!! If you waited and weighed yourself two weeks after that and continued the same diet you would have seen some results. Also, it's just important HOW you eat as WHAT you eat. Drinking a glass of water immediately upon waking kick starts your metabolism for the day. Also, breakfast is SO important!! Eggs, fruit, whole grain (not whole wheat) toast, or flax seed cereals are all good choices. Make it the biggest meal of the day and you'll see results. Another thing, be careful with "reduced calorie" or "low-fat" food options. Alot of these products are chemically altered/processed foods that actually make you gain weight because your body doesn't know what to do with the toxins they create. Choose foods as close to nature as you can. Keep up with the water! That will help you flush the fat you are burning. Another secret- If you do eat a big meal or something not close to nature, follow it up with a tablespoon of organic Apple cider vinegar. This will help increase the digestion process and the natural occurring "mother of vinegar" actually helps flush fat from your cells. Good luck! You can do it!!

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