We really don’t give ourselves enough credit, you know. We work really hard, each of us doing the very best we can with what we have at any given moment, and we still have a really hard time maintaining any kind of significant weight loss.
There are so many factors to consider, including body type, expectations, current fitness level, and more. But the one I encounter most often with my clients is stress.
Stress, as we know, comes in a few different forms. Acute Stress happens when we are faced with an immediate threat and our “fight-or-flight” response kicks in, making changes to our body to get us ready to bolt or fight for our lives. This is a short-term response to a short-term dangerous situation.
Chronic Stress happens when the perceived...