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Why is My Metabolism Slow?

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight.  Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen?  Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in your body that use nutrients and oxygen to create energy.  And there are lots of factors that affect how quickly (or slowly) it works, i.e. your “metabolic rate” (which is measured in calories). But don’t worry – we know that metabolic rate is much more complicated than the old adage…

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When I joined Womens Fitness I was at a cross roads with my diet. I needed to lose 25 pounds. I weighed 165 pounds. I had been trying for 3 years to diet and exercise on my own to lose body fat and get into shape after child bearing. On my own, the battle had become hopeless. Terri helped me fine tune my diet so that I was not starving myself and I was able to lose weight. My eating habits were terrible until I joined 10 Weeks to Wow and the benefit for me was increased energy and I…

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I started my journey February 18th 2010. It’s been a rocky experience, a lot of ups and downs but I’ve learned things that will help me keep the 65 pounds I’ve lost to date off for good. There are 3 main things I’ve learned: First not to worry about what other people are doing with their time. Secondly you will slip up, don’t be hard on yourself I’ve had binges, I’ve had months with minimal or no weight loss but every day is a new day, just jump back into it and be patient. Thirdly one of the things that…

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