We all know exercise isn’t easy.
It’s even harder when you’re just getting started.
Add 50, 60, 70…100+ extra pounds to the mix? Exercise for overweight beginners can feel damn near impossible.
And if you do get started, the extra exhaustion you feel or weight loss plateau you hit often becomes too high of a barrier to overcome. So you stop, and then face the cycle all over again.
I became a certified weight loss specialist – in addition to being a personal trainer – because I know weight loss for the very overweight has its unique obstacles.
Weight loss is complicated. It involves understanding how your unique body works and WHY it’s put on those pounds.
Exercise is a great tool for creating a healthier lifestyle. It helps you burn calories, preserve/build muscle mass, prevent disease, perform daily activities more efficiently, boost confidence, and reduce stress. But only if you’re actually able to get started and keep going.
So here’s what to do.