Today’s article discusses and reveals some of the “secrets the weight loss industry doesn’t want you to know”.
I’m going to do my best to avoid this being a rant as I’m quite passionate about many of the issues here but we will see how it goes.
Firstly we shall look at what the weight loss industry is and isn’t.
The weight loss industry (think diets, diet books, slimming clubs, slimming pills) is above all else a business, their sole existence is to make money and boy do they make money. In the first quarter of 2010 one weight loss club giant made over 200 million, that’s around 66 million a month.
Now don’t get me wrong with all that money being spent there will be an element of weight loss success, some people will have lost weight for their investment, many wont. Upwards of 90% of people embarking on slimming or weight loss based activities fail.
That’s a shocking statistic, however big bucks weight loss shark tank weight loss gummies for sale company know that those very same people will assume they did something wrong, that it was their fault that they didn’t stick to the plan, and they will very likely sign up again and again to the same or new slimming “sensations” which promise the world but often fail to deliver long term weight loss success.
Why do people fail at weight loss?
It is my belief that many people fail at weight loss because they are approaching it in the wrong way and they don’t choose the right support.
People have been led to believe that calories in calories out is the only way to manage weight. People have been told that cutting portions, cutting calories, and going hungry is a sacrifice you have to make to shed unwanted body fat.
Elements of this are true, if you reduce your calorie intake below your daily energy usage over a consistent period you will lose weight…presuming all other elements are in place to allow this to occur.
What elements need to be in place for successful weight loss?
- The right foods
- The right hydration
- The right hormonal balance
- The right lifestyle
- The right recovery and regeneration strategy
The right foods
Now I’m going to be pedantic here to make a point. If everything relies solely on calories and you had a set daily limit then it really wouldn’t matter where your calories came from. For example if you were allowed 1500 calories per day (500 lower than the supposed daily intake for a normal woman, whoever she is?) that could be made up of a large Big Mac meal and a mars bar. So if you restricted yourself to just eating those t