Mistake 4, they are not getting enough sleep.
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Today I am going to talk you through the lynch pin that will absolutely magnify your fat loss results
Sleep is something that gets lost in just about every discussion about fat loss and body composition. We all have some understanding that we should be eating better and moving more but few people understand the enormous impact that sleep has on fat loss.
Researchers found that those who logged 7 to 9 hours a night had healthier body weights than those who slept less.
Remember this statement – “you can’t eat and exercise your way out of poor sleeping habits.” Over the years I have had many clients whose exercise and eating habits have been perfect but struggle to lose weight because of poor or inadequate sleep.
Did you know that going without enough sleep for just 2 nights, people in one study had more of the hunger-inducing hormone ghrelin and less of the appetite-suppressing hormone leptin. Inadequate sleep wreaks havoc on many of our fat loss hormones and makes us crave sugar unhealthy food.
But perhaps the most damaging effects of poor sleep is its impact on elevating cortisol levels and blunting insulin sensitivity which ultimately results in a shut down of fat loss insulin.
So let me share my top 4 tips for a great nights sleep
I have seen stubborn fat begin to shift and health literally sky rocket when patients start getting a good nights sleep. Getting enough sleep is the missing link that stops or slows down many peoples weight loss. Follow the four steps above, you’ll love the results.
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