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Why People Get Fat After 30?

Updated: Sep 15, 2023

While back when I started exercising, many people would asked me if I was a personal trainer...

Sandro Torres using battle ropes

which back then I was only a guy with a dream to improve his appearance. My only goal was to get in shape. On the other hand, I had other “friends” who wanted to discourage me to stop exercising. They would say something like, “When you get older and turned 30 years of age, your body will start getting loser and you will start getting fat.”

Many people start gaining weight after their puberty stage...

And the reason it could be because of the habits they have developed. The bad way of eating and sedentary life will catch up over the years. I started lifting weights since I was 19 years of age and improve my eating habits over they years...

I never stopped since then, so I don’t really know what is to be out of shape and be overweight, and I’m very happy with the results weight lifting have brought to my life.

Maybe my friends who thought I would be a fat person passing my 30s believed that I would give up my habits and focus my life in drinking and seating in the couch watching TV like they do.

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I don’t think is nothing wrong with their lifestyle if it’s what they want. However, many people want to improve their self esteem, health, appearance, over all their quality of life and of curse, they don't want o get fat after 30. I don’t think practicing negative habits will help them do that.

Here is my little secret I’m reveling to you...

Honestly, it is not a secret. If you take some time to think about it, you will notice that it just make sense:

Every single thing you do in your life has consequences. So if your goal is to be healthy, lose weight, be in shape, improve your appearance, and don't get fat after 30, you should start working on it every day. You either work towards or against it.

After hurting my back, completely dislocating my knee...

Two people holding the number 30

lost a loved one, being in debt, being punished by USA migration and sent back to Mexico for months, I continued practicing my good habits and guess what? The prophecy my friends proclaimed did not become true. I’m over 30 years of age (I know I look like I’m 26, but it is just my habits that keep me young) and I continue lifting weights and eating healthy with no pains, healthy, disease free and very happy.

I keep in mind one of the laws I read in my personal development- We create our destiny, nobody else has control of it.

Why people get fat after 30...?

So just practice your good habits every day and they will pay off in the future. You will never gain extra weight, getting fatter like many others who think that age 30 is the number to get fat. Great investment!


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