This blog post is for you, if you feel like you are doing everything “right” but your body seems to be functioning “all wrong”.
This information is for you if you’re positive that you're not eating more food or “junkier” food but you're still gaining weight.
This is for you if you feel bigger than ever, even though you are eating intuitively, only when you’re hungry and stopping when you’re full and really listening to what your body needs (and definitely not bingeing), but your clothes no longer fit you and you’ve gone up one or two dress sizes in a matter of months.
You might be asking yourself, how is this possible? Am I totally crazy?
Darling, you definitely are NOT crazy!
And here's why.
Whilst in theory the whole “calories in, calories out” argument makes sense, it’s an overly simplistic view of weight.
There's definitely more to the story than just what you're eating. For sure you can’t out-exercise a bad diet, but even following a healthy diet can still mean you have difficulty in losing weight and you can even gain weight despite being “good”.
A lot of this comes right down to your metabolic rate which is affected by things like your activity level, history of dieting, body composition, and even what you eat. Unexplained weight gain is usually a message from our body- which means we need to stop and listen to what it’s telling us so we can rectify things.