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The Benefits Men Can Expect When Losing Weight.

April 4, 2020 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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( Getting rid of excess fat can be one of the smartest things that you do in your life. Let’s face it, we all put on weight at some point. You might be stressed at your job or your family just welcomed a new addition. You might just be getting older and don’t have the energy or time to work out and eat sensibly like you did when you were in your twenties. Fortunately, losing weight is easier than you think and mostly involves cutting out bad habits and replacing them with better ones. There are also a variety of benefits that you’ll notice when you start to drop some pounds.

Stronger Muscles

Working out is an essential part to losing weight. It helps you to build a lean, toned and strong physique. While this isn’t to say that you’ll look like a bodybuilder after lifting a few weights, you’ll certainly be stronger because of the dedicated hard work that you’re doing each day. This can make it easier to lift your partner or kids, and you’ll find it easier to get projects done without having to rely on other guys to help.

Larger Sexual Appetite

It can be downright impossible to feel aroused when you’re carrying around a lot of excess fat. At the end of the day, the first thing you want to do is to relax and sleep rather than make love to your partner. Likewise, when you’re bigger, it can sometimes be difficult to feel confident in the way that you look, especially with your clothes off. However, you’ll find that losing weight has a direct impact on your sexual appetite. Some guys with erectile dysfunction benefit from taking the little blue pill to help with getting and maintaining an erection.

More Energy

The problem with gaining weight is that it’s a gradual process that most people don’t even really notice. One day, you’re 10 pounds heavier and after another year, you’re carrying around another 40 pounds. This slow and gradual weight gain can be deceiving, but one way to look at it is to imagine yourself carrying around a huge backpack filled to the brim with an extra 40 pounds. Carry this around with you all day and night and you’ll understand why being heavy makes you feel so exhausted.

Improved Physical Health

Many health conditions are directly related to your weight. If you’re overweight or obese, you are more at risk of developing things like type two diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. Guys, especially, are at risk of these problems because they carry fat around the midsection. When you start dropping pounds, you’ll be improving your overall physical health and reducing your risk of these other conditions.

Greater Confidence

Feeling good about yourself is incredibly underrated. When you start slimming down and looking better, you’ll have a heightened sense of self-esteem and confidence. This can help when it comes to meeting new people, making connections on the job and reaching your goals. This confidence can truly have an impact on your mental health as well, so it’s great for guys who tend to feel depressed or anxious.

Staff Writer; Roy Jackson

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