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The influence of fitness genetics on your physical shape

February 1, 2024
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Starting a diet means taking into account many factors to losing weight. One of them, and not the least, is fitness genetics. Fitness genetics is part of what determines your shape and size, as well as your metabolism, which contributes to how fast you can lose weight. 

There are various types of genetical blueprints that can influence your weight:

  • Fitness genetics: how fast your body burns calories when exercising.
  • Metabolism’s genetic signature: how fast or slow your metabolism works.
  • Genetics imprints on appetite: how hungry you generally are, how fast you digest food. 
  • Genes and exercise response:  your ability with sports, energy levels, flexibility, etc. 
  • Shaping storage fat and distribution: where your body stores fat reserves (hips, thighs, arms…)

Understanding fitness genetics and weight loss

Fitness genetics: it’s common knowledge that a diet without exercise is like a car without wheels. However we don’t all react the same way to physical exercise. Every body responds differently to physical activities: maybe your friend can run 10 miles without breaking a sweat, while you’re panting behind with your mascara running. Practice is key in this case and although you might not be naturally sporty, make the effort to work out at least twice a week and you’ll see how it gets easier.

Metabolism's genetic signature: metabolism is how your body processes energy, and burns calories in the process. Those blessed with a genetically faster metabolism naturally burn more calories at rest (these people are the worst), and can eat almost anything without putting on an ounce. Others have a slower metabolism, which means they have to watch their calorie intake and work on burning them off. There are ways to speed up your metabolism to help your body lose weight naturally. 

Genetic imprints on appetite: how your body regulates hunger hormones and reacts to food cues can also be in your fitness genetics blueprint. Some people just have a small appetite, feel full after just a few bites or can go hours without having a snack. Obviously, not being hungry impacts how much food you take in, which in turn influences your weight. Learning how to curb your cravings and avoid overeating is key to losing weight in a healthy manner.

Genes and exercise response: not every sport is for everyone. Surely if you put Michael Jordan in a pool he won’t match his performance on the basketball court. Maybe you’re amazing at yoga but suck at running, or maybe you try to lift a weight and fall flat on your face. That’s also determined by genetics, and finding what you’re good at and love doing will help on your weight loss journey.

Shaping fat storage and distribution: genetics also determine your body shape, basically where your body stores fat. That’s why some people have large buttocks and slim faces, while others have lean thighs but chubby arms. While you can’t do anything about your body’s preferred storage spaces, you can adapt your work out routine to specifically target thighs, arms, belly, etc.

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Exploring alternative approaches: self-hypnosis

While it’s nice to understand that genetics play a crucial role in your weight management, there’s not much you can do about it. However, there are ways to lose weight naturally without exacerbating your body and its predispositions. 

Self-hypnosis leverages the power of the mind to influence behaviors and habits, such as your relationship with food, cravings and hunger.

Starting out with self-hypnosis: self-hypnosis involves inducing a state similar to a trance, characterized by heightened suggestibility and focused attention. In this state, you access your subconscious mind, allowing you to insert constructive suggestions and affirmations related to weight loss and healthy practices directly in your hypothalamus.

Reconfiguring behavior patterns: elf-hypnosis involves rewiring harmful thought patterns and behaviors like overeating, comfort eating, or cravings. Practicing self-hypnosis reinforces commitment towards healthier food choices and allows you to follow your diet.

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Amplifying motivation: you won’t lose weight if you don’t believe you can. Motivation is key to keeping up the good work everyday. Self-hypnosis can help with motivation with the help of positive affirmations and visualizations. 

Relieving stress: emotional triggers can slow down your progress. Through self-hypnosis, you can better manage stress, anxiety, and triggers that lead to overeating. 

Our self-hypnosis programs are 100% safe and natural, especially curated by leading doctors specializing in self-hypnosis, making your weight loss journey simple and pleasant.

Losing weight is a fabulous goal to have. By losing weight you will positively affect your health, from your heart to your lungs, all the way to your brain. Having a healthy weight can help with fertility, reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease, as well as boost confidence. 

However, like all goals, it’s sometimes hard to keep the eye on the prize. By combining a healthy diet with a work out routine that’s adapted to your body and genetic predisposition, complemented by a daily self-hypnosis session to help with motivation and cravings, you’ll be able to lose the extra pounds in no time and, best of all, it’ll be for the long term. 

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