Introduction to Weight Loss

Karl Warren
 


Visitors: 173

When they speak about World War II and the Battle of the Bulge, they forgot about the biggest bulge battle of all time. I'm talking about that spare tire around your middle, the flabby arms and thighs, the double chin and just about every other part of your body that's got just a little more meat on it than it's supposed to have. Well, fear not. While you may have tried just about every get thin quick diet in existence with no luck at all, this article, and the brief series to follow, will give you some solid info and a few common sense tips to get you off on the right foot in getting that body that you always wanted. Hopefully, after reading this series, you'll have a pretty good idea of how to go about losing those extra pounds.

The first thing you need to do is actually determine if you need to lose weight. Oh, I know, you're not a size three. Well, maybe you're not supposed to be a size three. After all, each of us have different heights and bone structures. Those two things play a great role in determining just how much we should weigh. For example, somebody who is five foot seven with a small frame, or bone structure, should not weigh as much as somebody who is five foot five with a large frame, or bone structure. News flash, bones are heavy. So you have to take that into consideration.

So, how DO you determine whether or not you should lose weight? Well, the good news about figuring this out is that modern science has done all this work for you. There are charts for every size frame and height imaginable in order to determine your correct body weight. And the beauty of these charts is that you can find them easily online. There are a number of sites on the Internet that have very complex programs developed to return your ideal weight. All you need to do is pop in your height and frame type and you're in business. Some charts also include age as well since out metabolisms do slow down as we get older.

After we have determined what our ideal weight is supposed to be, we then have to find out what our current weight is. Don't rely on your bathroom scale, sorry to say. Regardless of what they say, they're not guaranteed to be accurate. Go to your doctor and find out what your actual weight is. His scale is going to be a lot more accurate than the one you picked up at Sears.

After you've determined what you're actual weight is, you simply take your actual weight and subtract your idea weight from it. This will tell you how many pounds overweight you are to the pound and as accurately as possible. Why is this so important? Because losing weight properly has to be done systematically and with great regulation if it's going to be done right.

In the next article of this series, we're going to discuss some of the reasons why people are overweight. By understanding these few things and making changes in these areas, you may actually start to lose weight even before you begin your diet.

See you next time.

Sincerely,

Karl Warren

Karl Warren is the owner of ‘Fight Your Flab. . . Fast’ - a new site dedicated to helping you achieve your perfect body. If you are serious about losing weight, or you simply want to slim down a little, you should check out http://www.fightyourflabfast.com/blog now.

(619)

Article Source:


 
Rate this Article: 
 
Weight Loss Patch Review Their Garbage, Discover Real Weight Loss Programs!
Rated 4 / 5
based on 5 votes
ArticleSlash

Related Articles:

Easy Weight Loss Tips - Free Weight Loss Program Reveals 10 Steps To Easy ..

by: Karin I Manning (June 21, 2007) 
(Health and Fitness/Weight Loss)

Weight Loss Workout Program - Why Weight Training is Crucial For Weight Loss

by: Jason Mathew (January 09, 2010) 
(Health and Fitness/Weight Loss)

Weight Loss - Lose Weight Even When Traveling or on Vacation With Our Five ..

by: Charles Lewis (August 30, 2006) 
(Health and Fitness/Weight Loss)

Lose Fat Forever - Remove Obesity & Weight Loss Struggles With An Easy To ..

by: Joan Martin (March 04, 2008) 
(Health and Fitness/Obesity)

Quick Weight Loss Plan - Use This Weight Loss Exercise Program to Get Lean Sexy .

by: Jennifer Jolan (July 23, 2008) 
(Health and Fitness/Exercise)

Low Carb Weight Loss Plans - Comparing and Contrasting the Popular Weight Loss ..

by: Charles Amith (August 29, 2006) 
(Health and Fitness/Weight Loss)

Slim Mints, a Weight Loss Gum That Can Give You Both Fresh Breath and Fast ..

by: Shane Crafton (November 26, 2008) 
(Health and Fitness/Weight Loss)

Weight Loss Products - Fast Weight Loss Secrets - Discover Weight Loss Secrets ..

by: Kelly Stone (April 17, 2007) 
(Health and Fitness)

Making Informed Weight Loss Decisions With Weight Loss Surgery Support Board

by: Anthony Thedford (June 24, 2008) 
(Health and Fitness/Weight Loss)

Weight Loss Patch Review Their Garbage, Discover Real Weight Loss Programs!

by: Aaron Jarvis (June 20, 2008) 
(Health and Fitness/Weight Loss)