Being overweight brings with it a number of problems. You’ll get more sickly, have lower resistance and endurance and be more prone to injuries. The benefits of losing weight far outweigh any kind of challenges or hurdles you will face as you try to achieve your target weight. Encouragement is a great motivator for people who are trying to lose weight. To further inspire you in losing those excess poundage here are more benefits that you’ll get when you lose weight.
Simple mathematics will show that by being more conscious of your portions when eating can actually result in savings. Who wouldn’t want to have a killer body AND a fatter wallet?
Get more attention
Trying to lose weight and exercising to tone those muscles is really not just about personal satisfaction, it’s also about being noticed. Losing weight will definitely give you the attention you’re seeking. You can get it from friends and family, from interested members of the opposite sex, and even your superiors at work. According to a study, people who are seen by their bosses as being health conscious are also seen as outcome driven individuals.
Preserves your sex drive
Any self respecting man wants to preserve their sex drive for as long as they can hold off the effects of aging. But do you know that gaining weight can have a negative effect on your sex drive as well? According to studies, a person who gains a five point increase in their body mass index showed a decrease in their testosterone levels. It went down to levels that are associated with a man who is ten years older than their age. A five point increase is just a 30 pound increase in weight.
You also influence your partner
It was discovered that people who live a healthy lifestyle actually influences their spouses to actually lose weight as well. This is already a great reason to hit those weights or do those runs.
Enjoy sex more
This is different from sex drive. Losing weight will actually increase your libido and not only that they also derive more pleasure from the act itself.