If you took all of my clients over the past 10 years — whether from group classes at the gym, or my Mind & Body Sculpting class at the Community Center, personal training clients or beloved Wellness Boot Campers — polled them all and asked the reasons they exercise, approximately 85% of these lovely individuals would list “weight loss” as one of the main reasons they exercise.
Your body weight is an “in your face” biomarker of what is going on with the processes of your body. It’s a good thing to pay attention to, and if looking lean and mean in your jeans motivates you to keep exercising, then I’m OK with that.
But let’s not underestimate the power of what is happening when you get your body moving. Your amazing, intelligent healing machine is capable of managing so much more than what meets the eye in the mirror (visual here: you pulling on your favorite jeans and then turning all the way around to see how they look from the back).