In short the answer is “yes” for majority of people that walk in these doors.
The body has a process, or an order of priorities, when it comes to FAT loss; not weight loss those are two different things.
Majority of people that set out to lose weight will gently start with the combination of eating less food and going to the gym a few times a week, they will see that this helps with a few pounds but it doesn’t get them the look that there are after.
It’s when they hit this point they tend to come see us, explaining to me that they are living a much healthier lifestyle eating less and working out more but the body is not wanting to get rid of the body fat
At this point I will typically do a little bit more digging to find out one what is their definition of healthy and how long they have been doing this. These two questions can generally let me have a good idea of where we need to start and maybe what is causing them to hold the weight.
When I dig into their history one of the number one things that I’m looking for is DIET history; in my opinion is one of the most important and most underused indicators on the ability the person has for fat loss. [Read more...]