6% of those who lose significant amounts of weight keep it off for more than 2 years. Despite these depressing stats, some people do manage to drop the weight, keep it off, improve their health and wellness and look great.
The National Weight Control Registry keeps track of people who successfully lost at least 30 pounds and maintained this loss for at least one full year or longer.
A characteristic shared by such people is they burn an extra 3000 calories per week, which means they exercise about one hour daily. Also, successful weight loss people restricted calories moderately. You can beat the odds if you maintain muscle mass as you lose weight. THIS is the key.
Scientists from the Netherlands found that people who lost the most fat-free mass during weight loss gain the weight the fastest. You can preserve muscle when dieting by exercising vigorously and consuming a high protein diet.
Success will come, provided you follow a reasonable plan of eating well, exercising, Doc Wellness Supplement and other personalized substances and live a life of happiness and passion!
David is a Nutritional and Alternative Medicine Expert, Educator and Entrepreneur. As an Acupuncture Physician and Master Herbalist, he has created the best selling anti aging formula, Doc Wellness Supplement and the online school – Dr. Orman’s Wellness School.