The Best Weight Loss Plan for "Big-Boned" WomenBy Dr. Nina Cherie Franklin via www.NinaCheriePhD.com
Many people who are legitimately overweight and/or obese have a tendency to misconstrue the term "big-boned" in order to justify their size. However, there are certain people who naturally have larger frames due to a relatively larger bone structure. Although people with big bones tend to have larger frames, they are typically more inclined to be muscular. Unfortunately, big-boned men with big chests, big arms, big hands and big legs are often considered to be "hunks" but for women this frame is often viewed as aesthetically unattractive by some societal norms.
Sad and so untrue!
After many years of denial, I’ve finally come to the realization that I am big-boned with an extreme pear shape and a big butt. At this point in my life, I’ve lost all the weight I need to lose. My scale reading stays where it is but I continue to where size 6 tops and size 8 bottoms with absolutely no complaints. I can outrun most petite women and even out lift some men. It is what it is. I’ve totally embraced my big-boned status. If you are a woman who’s authentically big-boned but still looking to achieve an ideal body weight that suits your frame, there are certain strategies you should follow for success.Rethink and Restructure Your Exercise Training Routine
Let me start by saying that some exercise is always better than no exercise. However, when it comes to weight loss, it’s important to understand that all women do not respond to the same type or volume of exercise. This holds especially true for us big-boned ladies. When it comes to cardio exercise, you’ll have to put in some real effort for some real results. This doesn’t mean countless hours spent walking flat on a treadmill or leaning over an elliptical trainer. While such low- to moderate-intensity exercises have numerous health benefits, I must tell you that big-boned bodies respond very well to ... Read the rest here: http://www.ninacheriephd.com/you-your-body-and-your-health/the-best-weight-loss-plan-for-big-boned-women #weightmanagement #weightcontrol #weightloss #cardio #resistancetraining #weighttraining #HIIT #nutrition #healthyeating #fitness #bigboned #womenshealth #weightmaintenance #africanamericans