Where Do You Store Fat And What Does This Mean

Where Do You Store Fat And What Does This Mean

Fighting weight gain is not easy. But you can make it more approachable by knowing where your body can store fat and what adjustments you need to make accordingly.

Have you ever asked yourself why you can’t lose weight even if you’re going to the gym and following a strict diet? Or why some people don’t regain weight after they stop following their workout or diet?

All the money that you’ve spent on the gym, pills or on the diets based on different types of foods can be recovered very easy if you are more careful with your daily habits!

It seems that the real reason you can’t maintain your weight after you’ve lost some, is that you don’t know how to properly approach your fat deposit.

The answer to your dilemma can be found on the body part where you have the highest amount of fat and which can be directly related with your lifestyle.

There are 6 main areas where the fat can be stored on your body. And each one of them should be approached differently.

Most Common Body Parts Where You Can Store Fat

Identify your most troublesome parts of your body with the help of the figure below. There are 6 places where you can store fat in your body:

  1. Upper Body;
  2. Around Waist;
  3. Butt and Thighs;
  4. Abdomen;
  5. Hips and Legs;
  6. Core.
Where Do You Store Fat And What Does This Mean

The body part where you store your fat reveals your fattening cause.

You should consider this for your next weight loss journey. Here is what these fat area tell about your health and how you can tackle them:

1. Inadequate Diet

Yes, as you well know, overeating and sugar foods lead to obesity and is one of the most common causes of obesity. By reducing the quantity of food eaten at one meal and through workouts of minimum 30 minutes daily, you will see some amazing results.

The doctors recommended us to eat small and frequent portions, 5 meals per day – 3 important meals ( breakfast, lunch and dinner ) and 2 snacks in between.

Foods chosen must be healthy and full of nutrients.  If you have a job that involves office work, give up those junk food and opt for some fruits or a healthy sandwich.

2. Nervous Stomach

Those with a “nervous stomach” eat sweets very often – too much chocolate!!!

Excess consumption of sweets can be triggered in states of depression, stress or anxiety. To slow down this it is very important to relax and try to stay away from stressful situations.

Slowly, you need to replace the artificial sweets (candies, chocolate…) with the natural ones (fruits). In time you should end this sweet tooth!

3. Gluten

There is there a chance of you being overweight because of the gluten. Try slowly to stop buying foods that contain gluten ( wheat, barley, oats, rye ) and work out regularly.

Also, if you have a job that involves office work, don’t forget to stand up and stretch every 60 minutes.

In the case that you have diarrhea, or quite frequent constipation, or you feel tired almost all the time, your body might not getting enough vitamins and mineral.

It is recommended to go to a doctor and do some tests to see if you’re sensitive to gluten.

4. Atherogenic Metabolism

Those that store fat in the abdomen area are more likely to have respiratory problems. It’s recommended to stop smoking, drinking and eating heavy foods.

If you’re one of those with an atherogenic metabolism, then cardio and abdominal exercises should be part of your daily routine.

5. Blood Circulation

People who store fat on their hips and legs may have problems with blood circulation. These type of fat deposits can be inherited, or developed in women who took pregnancy to term.

Climbing stairs and running are the most effective fat burners in this situation.

You may have broken blood vessels in your legs, so it is also recommended to visit your doctor.

6. Inactivity

Sedentary lifestyle leads to obesity and other health problems. This type is as common as the first one – inadequate diet.

Try to be more active, and avoid to sit for hours in front of your computer and/or TV.

Get a dog – it definitely requires more often walks in the park.

If you exercise daily it doesn’t really matter where you store fat in your body. EXERCISE is the most simple way to burn fat. Take advantage of it!

Now you know where does your body store fat and how to approach this issue. So join this simple diet program to lose weight and follow the tips above.

Don’t forget to share this article with your friends. Stay fit!

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