Do you find that every time you and your husband go on a diet together, he loses weight faster? You’ll be eating the same foods and exercising the same amount, but his results are faster and more dramatic. Don’t feel discouraged. A combination of biology and behavior is behind the gap. Here are a few tips to help you compensate.
Having a gym membership can be a huge help. Gyms offer amenities beyond the scope of our at-home and outdoor workouts: expensive, modern fitness machines, personal trainers, exercise classes and a constructive, social atmosphere. All of these things, as well as the monetary commitment you make to a gym, can make it much easier to stay focused on and accountable to your workout plans.
Many people can pinpoint the moment their fitness decreased and weight increased. And more often than not, that was the moment that they injured their backs. Whether from a car accident, a fall, or overuse, back pain makes it difficult to exercise and burn calories.