There are plenty of great reasons to be fit. Not only will you look and feel great but you’ll be doing your body a favor by significantly reducing your body’s risk to diseases like cardiovascular disease, diabetes and a plethora of other health ailments.
According to WebMD , here are some fantastic reasons to be fit and lose the weight:
Research shows the following health benefits for weight loss:
- Weight loss may improve survival in those who have an obesity-related disease , especially type 2 diabetes . 3
- Blood pressure decreases with weight loss . 4
- People with type 2 diabetes who lost weight had lower blood sugar levels and were able to use less medicine to lower their blood sugar levels. 3
- Sustained weight loss prevented new cases of type 2 diabetes in people who were obese. 3
- Weight loss makes it easier for you to breathe. 4
- People with obstructive sleep apnea who lost as little as 10% of their weight improved their sleep patterns and had less daytime sleepiness. 3
In addition to these reasons, Calla Slimspa wants to know your reasons for wanting to be fit?
Are you looking to boost your confidence? Reduce your risk for diabetes? Feel younger? Love the way you look in the mirror? Fit into those skinny jeans? Make all your friends jealous? What are your reasons? Share your reason in a comment. We’d love to know what motivates you!
We want to be fit so we can feel better, look younger, be stronger and gain confidence in our abilities as we lose the weight!
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