The Unique Difficulties that Women Face with Weight Loss

If you’re a woman who has tried to lose weight, you may have noticed something: it’s hard. Much harder than simply cutting your calories and watching the weight fall off.  There are complexities beyond simple math; emotional, physical and social barriers that simply aren’t addressed by a male-dominated fitness industry.

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From my experience, it’s self compassion, self-criticism, patience and tenacity.  It might take months to see results.  And keep in mind that body fat is not a complete indication of health – there are lots now who have high blood pressure/etc but low body fat.