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I am 26 years old. I have been curvy or at least bigger than most girls I know and have exercised since grade 1. Over the years I have gained quite a few kilos. My main concern is that I want to be healthy, my heart rate is always 120/80 or lower and am 1,74 metres, but when I step on the scale I always weigh 100-105kg's. I am not a big fast food eater and have no unhealthy vices except smoking and the occasional drink (every 2 months or so), but no matter how hard I train I still can't shift the 5-6 kilos. I have been trying to lose since 2009. Please help as I feel I am becoming a little more than obsessed about this. Help asseblief!
Hi, the body works like a balancing scale. In other words the less we put in and the more we expend the more weight we loose and the more we put in and the less we do the weight increases.
My advice first and foremost would be to look at you eating.
First to make sure your in line with the correct portion sizes to what you are eating?
Secondly, what are you eating and are you aware of what it contains?
Thirdly, is your activity in line with what you are eating?
Once you have answered all these questions it will be easier to see where the shifts have to be made.
Generally if your in line with the above and its still not working then possibly it could be a medical problem and for that you would need to see a doctor and have some blood tests to see where the problem lies.
Hope this sheds some light.
Thanks so much,