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The Real Reason It's So Hard to Lose Weight

Published: 2 weeks ago

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You probably know that losing weight is really hard. But it may not be just because of your cheat day frequency; your body actually fights back to make losing weight harder.

Hosted by: Stefan Chin

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Dhananjay Nirgude 10 hours ago

But what about people who loose weight n simply don't get it back?

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A D 16 hours ago

I am glad that I found out this video because I knew that weight loss is a hormonal balancing act—which makes me wonder that women struggle more than men in regards to hormones during their spikes or changes throughout their lives.

Although it may sound disheartening, it raises awareness of that extra distance people have to make in order to find, or rather wait, for their results depending on whether they’ve reached or passed their limits.

Since I have started intermittent fasting, I did realize a subtle increase in weight, but my body has became somewhat toned.

I am working out at least 4 times a week, and not going heavy at the gym as to avoid tiring myself out, and now I have reached that 16 hour mark for fasting, since I was earlier adapting to just 12-14 hours.

I still have a month to go to see some results, but again this video raises awareness that I have to commit to years to see results—but that doesn’t dismay me, but rather focused my efforts to other things rather than eating.

Thank you for this video—oh yes CHALLENGE ACCEPTED.

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Farles Barkley 18 hours ago

Good example of why crash diets and extreme measures are a bad idea. General rule, if it makes a popular TV show people want to watch, you shouldn't be doing it. Slow and steady wins the race. It likely took you a long time to build up all that extra fat, and it will take a long time to safely lose it. A 500-1,000 kcal per day deficit to lose an average of 1-2 lbs of bodyweight per week over the long haul is the way to go.

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TheConundrum 20 hours ago

What about for someone like me who has trouble gaining weight?

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kingshanaman 21 hours ago

This video is basically saying it's impossible to lose weight and keep it off. Is this true? I mean scientifically speaking is it impossible to lose weight? You need to clear this up!

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Joseph Trout 22 hours ago

Surgery and hormone manipulation are the only way for those that don't want to meticulously measure calorie intake for the rest of their life.

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T P W 1 day ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt1DOJXAXFg Just watch this video people and start ketogenic diet and Intermitten fasting to lose weight. Its not all about restricting calories is much more- trust me!

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Rebekah Nunes 2 days ago

I wonder if there could be some hormonal based treatment or some sort of receptor blockers

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Rebekah Nunes 2 days ago

Wow so I will never loose weight or at best loose the weight and always be hungry

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Kathryn Griffin 2 days ago

So many people are talking about the weight loss trick at LeisureDiet.com

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Lexi Kulas 2 days ago

Why is everyone talking about the shark tank diet pill at LeisureDiet.com like its a miracle?

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Kali Corkery 2 days ago

My best friend has lost 36 pounds in two months from LeisureDiet.com

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Luis G. 3 days ago

So... If you don't eat glucose and you are in a diet it would help?

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Chris G 3 days ago

I’m doomed 😐

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wayne on health 4 days ago

Better enjoy my food then, came across this though https://tinyurl.com/y6h3of6q, sounds interesting.

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lacountess 4 days ago

This is sadly true. Many years ago I lost 20 pounds through diet and exercise. I’m a small person so that was a lot. Last year I put on 7 pounds after a tragic loss. I tried to lose it again following the exact plan I used to lose the 20. It didn’t work. Even when I upped the exercise and cut my food intake to half it still didn’t work. I since have accepted that my body simply likes those extra pounds and in order to lose them I’d have to cut them out. 😕

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Boris Indigo 4 days ago

I assumed it was the bucket of ice cream I ate everyday.

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Train Jackson 4 days ago

Conclusion: Weight loss is impossible.
Only comfort I take from this: I've never been over 130lbs so if I try I will probably succeed. Once.

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ali abdo 4 days ago

hmm.....how interesting.found my solution...

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Lee Boon Kong 4 days ago

Videos like this are what "Anti Fat Shaming" advocates will show me,
while chucking down a chocolate cake, Large Pizza, Burgers, Fries, Doritos and buckets of Pepsi.
That's not how fitness and losing weight works.

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