Is stress holding onto fat? – Mountaintimes

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When it comes to stress itself, no one ever wants to have to think about or go through the process of suffering from stress in general. However stress could actually be affecting you physically also when it comes to your particular health. This article offers you the insight and a more in depth look at the aspect of whether or not stress is holding on to fat or not.

Key Takeaways:

  • It should come as no surprise that Americans are stressed out- always trying to do more and be better than they were yesterday.
  • Exercise is a form of controlled stress on the body.
  • Sleep is one of the biggest components of any healthy lifestyle.

“Exercise is a form of controlled stress on the body. The body is designed to respond to acute stress very well (“fight or flight” response) but is not suited for a constant stressed state.”