FAQ #6: The following is the answer to change my body, which is the sixth frequently asked question in our series.
"Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change." ... by Jim Rohn
If you are currently not happy with how your body looks, you might be
interested to know that any change in your physique does not happen
overnight. It can take many months or perhaps years to get the body you
It's just the way our bodies work at the cellular and tissues levels. You have to be patient.
Ok, I gotcha. Now, how do I change my body?
This is where body composition comes into
play. When you begin to lose fat mass slowly over time, you also begin
to add lean, muscle mass at the same time. In this way, you change your
shape and keep it that way for good.
If you try and lose body weight too quickly, for each pound of weight you lose, you typically will shed 1/2 pound of fat and lose 1/2 pound of muscle at the same time. This is undesirable and is one of the reasons fad diets fail so often.
What do you mean?
Muscle mass burns up to 70% of all the kilocalories you consume on a daily basis. So, as you are losing body fat, you want to maintain your muscle mass and then increase the amount of muscle mass over time through a well-designed fitness program.
In this way, your body becomes a big metaboliser of food and you get to keep that trim, toned body you worked so hard to build.
I have been unhappy with the way my body looks for a number of years. What should I do? How do I change my body? Keep reading to find out.
Now that we have defined the problem, we can move on and discuss the solutions that you need to change my body.
Read the following articles that are posted in the Exercise Room and in the Nutritionists' Kitchen on this site, respectively:
Finally exercise and nutrition are together as a team and weaved
throughout each Four Pillar and Two Pillar program. This is as it should
be. Consider registering for one of the following programs:
a. If you are between the ages if 25 and 65 and currently overweight, then the following program is right for you at this time:
Permanent Weight Loss Program
b. If you are between the ages if 25 and 65 and not currently overweight, the following program is your starting point:
Disease Prevention Program Stream 2
Note: The above programs are not only body changers, but life extenders as well!
Visit the Nutritionist's Kitchen
Go to the Exercise Room
Head over to the Stress Reduction Place
Check out the Detox Centre
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In the Nutritionist's Kitchen, which is a series of four courses is coming to a classroom near you in 2017. Hope to see there!
On The Preventative Way page we reveal a number of scientific facts related to how we function at the cellular level to keep our bodies healthy. Visit this page often as new facts, quotes, videos, tips, and traps will be added from time to time.
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