Weight Loss vs Fat Loss: Why Your Scale Isn’t the Best Indicator of Fitness – Infographic

by deborah on July 27, 2015 · 5 comments

in Fit & Fab, Weight Loss

Weight Loss vs Fat Loss: Why Your Scale Isn't the Best Indicator of Fitness - Infographic

Many of us are in a never ending spiral of gaining weight and losing weight.

Our lives revolve around losing weight before a big event like a wedding, and we generally fall back

into old habits when it’s over.

We need to stop thinking that losing weight is the be all and end all, and realize that a healthy lifestyle

is required  to make the results sustainable.

Weight Loss vs Fat Loss: Why Your Scale Isn't the Best Indicator of Fitness - Infographic

In fact, quick weight gains and losses can have a detrimental effect on our health.

If we focus on correct nutrition and stop worrying about our exact weight, we will see greater long term

rewards, and live a much happier life.

This daily obsession with the number on a scales needs to end.

Weight Loss vs Fat Loss: Why Your Scale Isn't the Best Indicator of Fitness - Infographic

The important thing to remember is that losing fat should be the goal, as weight loss is often simply

made up of muscle and water.

Losing fat is something to celebrate, losing muscle and water is not.

Fat loss is achieved through proper training and correct nutrition, and this is what we need to focus on.

Weight Loss vs Fat Loss: Why Your Scale Isn't the Best Indicator of Fitness - Infographic

People often ask is ‘What is the difference between weight loss and fat loss?’

This infographic from Medilean provides the answer along with more information on the correct approach

to losing weight and identifies the key ingredients required to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

It also illustrates some of the common mistakes that people make and provides solutions that can be

easily applied.

Simple things like not getting enough good fats might slow down fat loss progress though it’s easy to

understand how this may be hard for some people to believe.

Weight Loss vs Fat Loss: Why Your Scale Isn't the Best Indicator of Fitness - Infographic

 

 

 

What are your tips for healthy weight and fat loss?

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