Busy schedules and work leaves many with little time to devote to physical activity, 29-year-old Jay was in for a rude shock when he happened to check his weight- a whopping 136 kilos! This was the much-needed reality check he needed to correct his lifestyle and he spent the next six months transforming himself. His weight loss journey is an incredibly motivating example of how the right diet and workout can change your life. Read to know more! Also See: BMI Calculator Name: Jay Thaker Age: 29 years Height: 6 feet 1 inch City: Mumbai Highest weight recorded: 136 kilos Weight lost: 32 kilos Duration it took me to lose weight: 6 months and 12 days The turning point: I have always been on the heavier side and used to weigh 120-125 kilos! I spent so much money on gym memberships, but since I have a travelling job, it was difficult to take time out for exercise. Having a 'sorted' routine was something I could just wish for. However, the day reality hit me is when I … [Read more...] about Weight loss: This guy exercised for 2 hours everyday in the lockdown and lost 32 kilos!
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Our unhealthy dietary choices are often considered responsible for weight gain. We know that the result of having too much fatty, junk and processed food is visible on our waistline. So, the first thing we generally do to maintain a healthy weight is to make tweaks in our food choices. But people can gain weight even when they are eating healthy. It is linked to underlying health conditions like hypothyroidism. But besides these two factors, there is one more thing that is believed to be linked with weight gain- Vitamin B12 deficiency. Importance of Vitamin B 12 Vitamin B12 has a distinct role to play in our body and cannot be replaced by any other nutrient. It is a water-soluble vitamin that is involved in several body functions. It helps to create DNA, red blood cells and even aid in the proper functioning of your nervous system. All these factors make vitamin B12 an essential nutrient for the body. How common is Vitamin B12 deficiency Even though it is a vital nutrient, a large … [Read more...] about Can low intake of Vitamin B12 lead to weight gain?
Losing weight is a time taking process, which is influenced by several factors like your sex, age and lifestyle habits. That's why not all diets and exercise suit all. What your friend may find effective and helpful in losing weight, might not work for you. But there is one more thing that determines your weight loss process: Your height. That might come as a surprise to many, but it is true. For shorter people, losing weight is much more difficult than taller ones. How your height affects your weight If you and your best friend weigh the same, follow the same diet and follow the same exercise routine, if you are shorter it would take more time for you to lose weight. The reason is that smaller bodies require less energy and thus burn fewer calories. People with short height naturally have less lean mass. Lean mass includes tissues, muscles, organs, bones, connective tissues. The number of calories you burn with different physical activities depends upon the amount of lean mass in … [Read more...] about DECODED: Why is it harder for short people to lose weight