Understanding the Underlying Reasons Why People Gain Weight Although many people are now into the idea of losing weight, there are still those who focus on how to gain weight. The reasons behind the want to gain weight usually vary form one person to another but the fact remains that there are still those who would want to increase their body volume while the majority of the people in the society are dying to lose some. Today, with all the shifts in the modern society, it is really hard to tell how long frenzy will take. If you are one of those people who are confused which fitness trend to follow, read on so you can have a grasp of which is really best for you. Why gain weight? Gaining weight has never been a trend until now. Why? Since the commercialization of slim figures and thin frames by magazines and the by the fashion industry, the society has always considered being thin as sexy and more acceptable. But now, more and more people are getting into weight gain for various reasons. One of the reasons why some people would like to gain weight is for their health. It has always been a fact that proper food intake is one of the key reasons to maintaining good health. This is because the nutrients from the foods people eat give them the energy needed to sustain a healthy body. Studies show that many people would like to gain weight because they believe that having higher body mass is a good indicator of good health. Another reason why some people would like gain weight is they would like to top avoid or recover from various eating-related disorders such as anorexia and bulimia. People—especially girls—would now like to gain weight so they won’t be mistaken to suffer from an eating or emotional disorder. Bodybuilding is also another major reason why people—regardless of gender, race, or status—gain weight. These people are those who believe that having muscular frame is sexy and the best thing for them. Experts say that people who are into bodybuilding should really gain weight so their bodies will have so much to burn while they are doing rigorous workouts and training required in body building. Pregnancy among women is also another major reason why they need to gain weight. Weight gain is very important to women who are conceiving because this ensures healthy and successful pregnancy. Experts say that weight gain is inevitable for pregnant women because this where she and the fetus inside rely for sufficient nutrients. Pregnant women should never hesitate to gain weight during this event in their lives because proper food intake and ideal body mass will determine the outcome of the pregnancy. (TIP: For women who are so afraid of gaining weight due to pregnancy, they should focus their mind on the condition of the fetus inside their bellies and not of their own. If they do this, they will have more motivation to eat healthy and achieve the ideal weight for their individual needs.) People are also looking forward to gain weight because it is a requirement for a certain job. Although this reason are confined to those who need jobs such as freelance bouncers in a private bar or concert, in house fitness guru, body building trainer and the like, more and more people are gaining weight so they can get a job where they can earn money as well as achieve satisfaction and fulfillment.