How to Fight Off Obesity effectively ?

Obesity is rising to the peak. Researchers have revealed that about quarter population of men and women are obese. And it goes without saying that along with obesity many other diseases such as diabetes, etc are also increasing.

We have all heard “obesity is the mother of all diseases”.

Fat man holding a measurement tape against white background
Fat man holding a measurement tape against white background

It is important that we address the issue and start doing something about it. Before it gives way to other disease, it is better that we fight obesity off. Get rid of obesity by starting your quest to lose the extra pounds today.

Here are a few points that may help you on your way.

An Early Bird Catches the Machines

It is rather one of the downside of a community gym that it is crowded. Therefore it is hard to get your hands on the desired machine that easily. It works through “first come first serve”, which often tends to be very exasperating.

The best way to tackle this situation is to become the early bird. Shit your timing a little and be at the gym when you expect it to be less crowded and snatch the worm, I mean the machine.

Consistency is the Key to Health

When you start a work out, it is important to remain consistent. Going one day and taking break for a month is not how it works.


You need to be consistent and regular. Show up at the gym daily, do your exercises and keep a good record of them.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reveals that for an adult that falls in the range of 18 to 64, it essential to have two and a half hour of moderate training, while at least an hour and half of intensive training.

Get Your Strength Training

Strength training is essential when it comes to losing weight. Different parts of the body require to be exercised.

Get Your Strength Training

Strength training is important at least twice a week. A woman weighing 120lb can burn 143 calories exercising free weights for about twenty minutes. The more time you spend doing it, the more calories it will burn.

Let’s Do Some Cardio

Aerobic training or simply cardio have a lot to offer. They not only burn your calories, enhance blood flow and strengthen muscles but it also stimulates the hormone called endorphin that help you fight off depression.

cardio is the best way to lose weight
cardio is the best way to lose weight

A woman who weights 150 lb can easily burn off about 298 calories, 191 doing circuit training and 214 at a treadmill in just twenty minutes doing a cardio on a stationary bike.

Create and Respect the Equilibrium between Exercises

Both strength training and cardio has a great deal to offer when it comes to losing weight. But offer a greater deal as a combo.

It is a very wise decision to exercise strength training alongside aerobic training. They strengthen your body muscles such as arms and legs, improve your cardiovascular health and catalyze the weight loss process.

If you are willing to be committed and determined, weight loss is not that big of deal.