Usually we are so obsessed about getting into shape that we don’t think about our overall body shape. There are many different types of body shapes, but they can all fit under the two main ones: Apple and Pear shaped bodies.
Most people focus only on their Body Mass Index (BMI) when they are talking about weight issues, but never take into account how the placement of extra fat may play a role. This is where we get to the body shapes. People with most of their fat around their tummies are referred to as “Apple-shaped”, and people who gain weight around their hips, thighs, and bum are called “Pear-shaped”.
These shapes usually also indicate where you will start picking up weight first, and also where you will lose weight last! But apart from this annoying way in which weight gain happens, the two body shapes also each have their own health dangers and difficulties.
Apple Shaped Bodies:
Since the weight is mostly carried around the midsection in this case, there is a lot of extra fat surrounding the vital organs. This means that people with apple-shaped bodies are more likely to develop health risks like high cholesterol, type-2 diabetes, insulin resistance, and high blood sugar levels.
Pear Shaped Bodies:
Since pear-shaped people carry most of the weight around their thighs and legs, they are commonly at a higher risk of things like cellulite and varicose veins. Studies have also suggested that people with this body type are more likely to suffer from eating disorders.
So how do I get rid of the fat?
One of the biggest hurdles in losing weight is often your mindset. It might seem like a massive mountain that you have to climb, and once you get started you want to lose all the weight at once. One way to keep you motivated is by knowing that losing weight is not only about making you look better in the mirror, but it is also crucial to your health! The other thing to get your mind in the right place is that it is going to take some time, so set small, reachable goals for yourself every week.
The best way is to follow a healthy, balanced diet like the Manna Diet in the FREE e-book. Add in some exercise 3 – 5 times per week, and take the Manna Blood Sugar Support supplement with each meal to control cravings and suppress appetite for healthy weight loss.