What we measure the results lose weight?

Understand what's going on? What's not depressed, is that there is no fear of food, what self-esteem is increased significantly, this is not the result.

Little pounds you lost weight has – in a month only two...

Slim down at any cost!?


And it comes, and Vice versa. Woman is drinking diuretics, laxatives, sitting in the wheat, a book, which in itself is not cook and eat something boiled in water.

It is pale, it is hardly the feet dragging. But on the scale, you lost weight in two weeks as much as 4 kilograms.

The Result? In my opinion, their absence, even more than that, it is clearly worse than zero. But many will not agree with me, and even envy girls. Wow, a whole four kg in two weeks! What is the effect of that stunning force of will!

And then, a legitimate question is what to lose weight are measured the result? And what should the result as a good and what is bad?

Slimming. The criteria for success. Real and perceived

Traditionally, outcomes measured, slimming to measure, and furthermore, only in kilograms and inches. Take any ad – "we can Guarantee the result is 8 pounds in a month!", "You lose weight, at least 6 pounds in two weeks!", "You lose a kilogram of weight and centimeters in volume, one after the other!".

In conversations with friends found out that someone lost 20 pounds, we are impressed with the results, clarify the method, with its help it was possible to do this, and already ready, directly the morning you take it for yourself. If you know that the weight loss amounted to 6 or 8 kg, to say: "Yes, well, but, you see, not thirty, and not a 20". And quite frivolous to us a weight loss of 1-2 kg per month seems.

The story of Natascha slimming

Pounds and inches, the Rest does not interest us. But the dropped pounds is not always what we expect them to give us.

Here is the story of one of my patients is. So, Natasha M., 18 years old, 178 centimeters in height, weight 102 kg. High, full and in the fullness of your slim and beautiful girl. First of all, the thing went with the real decrease in her very well. Of the month three-four Natasha 20 kilograms of removed, sealing the mark of 80 kg approached. More weight reduction to a standstill, and we featured about a month time pounds back and forth.

And so it is in my office in front of the mirror, and critically examined her figure and says sadly, "That's the srt that eighty. One and the same!". This is not so! In the hope, together with the real slimming decide which of their problems and find no solutions, Natascha, of course, was in despair.

I think, and the slowing of the weight loss in the last few months of our classes was due to the just. Because if nothing changes for the better (what a hundred, what, eighty!), what is the point you watch your diet, to do exercises, limit sweet and so on?

It was 12 years ago. And then I, like most of my patients, the most important criterion for the effect is looked up exactly in the number of dropped pounds. But this case was probably one of the first, which made me doubt this approach.

If the kilogram, why is Natasha not happy? So even the weight is not relieved even by far the most important!

With the patient then a couple of weeks had to in order to understand what is actually Natasha from remove waited and couldn't get it?

It turned out that the main problem of my patient, within the meaning of the self-the ugly, or, as the psychologist would say in a low self-assessment. Perhaps the reason for this is a significant birthmark on his face was, perhaps, as is often the case, the wealth developed only later, as a reaction to overeating, when food is needed and yet as a consolation, and "medication" worry about your own appearance?

So it was that, limit yourself in the food and even lose the extra pounds, my patient, however, could not get rid of an enemy reduced attitude. Therefore, the depression and slowing of the weight loss, and the threat of imminent collapse.

Now, if the cause has been found, we have the efforts on the correction of the self-assessment. In General, we have to appreciate all of the a little. We all miss becoming aware of one's own peculiarities, the uniqueness, the missing of his natural sensations of life, of the life of one's own body.

Of course, Natasha was no exception. It seemed to her that she is ugly, but what it REALLY is, she did not know. I will not bore the reader with the intricacies of the psychological work. Of course, it is not always so easy and successful, but in the case of Natascha, the business is going well, his relationship to himself was quite a change for the better. And this will immediately impact on the results of the weight loss. In the next month, Natasha, who not to put in a five-Kilo removed.

Let us remember why we lose weight?


Really, we don't take to thin and not to simply weigh less than they do now. We hope to lose weight a new quality to win closer to a state of harmony and happiness. But these feelings do not depend only on Kilos. And therefore, the measured result is not only the extra pounds, which assume that the more weight lasted, the better, and the main thing, build slimming to your whole tactic, is fundamentally wrong. And this is why...

Slimming. Common sense, and his complete lack

This tactic is dangerous for health, because people adhere to the encourages to hard diet and Training torture. She's not pushing, apply effects, no relationship, to lose weight, but liquid excretion leads to a certain short-term weight reduction. The people sitting in the Sauna, work out in warm clothes, try, cause more sweating, use of diuretics and laxatives, just to see the number on the scale, less than on the eve.

But the Hunger is dangerous for the decline in immunity and, as a minimum, the development of catarrhal diseases, as well as the formation of stones in the gallbladder, and the development or exacerbation of Gastritis and gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer. The application of enemas and laxatives may colitis, the development of atopic or spastic.

This tactic increases the probability of failure and the premature termination of the effort. Because it focuses on the DETERIORATION of the quality of life. Hunger, lack of water, Extreme fatigue from the strenuous workouts! Most people can not stand this every day. As soon as the weight reduction stopped all of the pain of losing their mind, and the condition becomes unbearable. But often, after the failure of the overeating and the uninhibited increase to the original weight, and then to a higher level. Tactics "Kilo" is often the cause of the next round of increase in weight.

In this traditional approach, after listening to any type of advertising about 10-15 pounds in the month, we agree to the techniques that, in our opinion, little effect of, say, 2-3 pounds per month. Even if you can achieve this result without much effort, and it promises to be persevering.

Finally, the most important thing is. The tactic of "weight" is in contradiction with the modern ideas about the nature of obesity and ways of its decision. The majority of scientists are currently reviewing as one of the main causes for extra pounds not only "excessive eating" or "wrong eating habits", but an imbalance between nutrition and motor activity, and/or an increase in the role of food, such as factors, the fear, the joy, and entertainment.

The basic postulate of slimming


In this Vision, the problems of the main principle of losing weight is a comprehensive and gentle approach – moderate restrictions in the diet in combination with Tonic exercises, Plus, some of the effects, with which to stay in a clear, positive mood, normalization of sleep, walks, massages, pleasant baths or shower. For the creation of the positive attitude, the feelings, the commitment, the clearer consciousness motif quite often requires working with a psychologist or psychotherapist. And if this work is carried out successfully, the process of losing weight significantly easier. Agree, a good mood, so necessary for a successful weight loss is problematic if the human Hunger qult, sports, and even a laxative.

And therefore, we must agree that a good outcome is the result without any Psycho-emotional and physical discomfort. And the second question is, how much you threw in kilograms. Because you only have those effects, the give of them self, they use a certain. You do not doubt that your score steadfast support. Finally, he is not in battle, but in the unit itself, is received through stable changes in the lifestyle with the fact, that led to the fullness, to a new, more powerful and more gentle. This style of life is more likely to behave in order to maintain the weight, or its further reduction.

By the way, you do not have a combined tactic as a compromise. Probably with a diuretic and buckwheat, and leave you to your own damage and do not permanently relieve many kilograms. And through this our love and the cautious relationship to himself a little. Do not agree! I had a chance to see to the application of this tactics and and 5 and 7 kg per month! And pretty often.

And a final thought. If increased self-confidence, esteem, self, a wave of energy and creative forces, the feeling of control over the Situation, the feeling of freedom from diets and bans you manage to get it, without any changes in weight, then it is also a great result. Although, in respect of any pohudatelnyh traditions, it is equal to zero.

A history of slimming

Here is the story take on one of my patients. In spite of normal weight (58 kg at the size of one Meter seventy) Tonya tried to lose weight. You will feel fully happy her disturbed 2-3 kilograms, to relieve the "not able". Rather managed, but only by a very hard diet and daily exercises in the gym. But it was back to relax a bit, the weight and threatened more to the top. When Tonya turned to for help, your life will be a continuous "sit" on a diet with the occasional breaks (birthdays, holidays), for this unfortunate 2-3 kg recruited back. Fear, in front of his, as it seemed, uncontrollable appetite, fear of the future, it was certainly thick and ugly. My basic task in this case, this vicious circle has been sitting on a diet, something to decrease, stable, increase in weight.

I hit the clay first learn how NOT to be FAT. Right, to follow what is the point of a diet and to suffer, if still does not manage to keep the result? Sound should ensure that, for the maintaining of the weight must have no bans. All that is needed, is slightly less content in the food, fat and sugar, eat often, and to treat appropriately delicacies. Instead of hard training much better walks, muscle building exercises and healthy help. And instead of hostility and constant battle with themselves, feel better about yourself carefully, lovingly, and remain in a positive mood.

In a month my patient you Know, doctor said to me: "I have decided to no longer torment – 58 kilos in my gre – nice weight. And now I know how to maintain it, especially without effort and without suffering. Thank you!". Believe me, I was very pleased with the result.