Nowadays many people are concerned with their weight. It is understandable, because today we all consume lots of processed and fatty foods. So, you have to put some efforts in order to lose weight. But very often, when trying to lose weight, one of the most difficult things is to keep motivation for weight loss. There are several good tips and tricks to guide you into the right path and keep you in the right frame of mind.
It is great when you have somebody to go to the gym and diet with. In such a case you can easily encourage each other and bear in mind that you are both in a challenge. If you know that your friend is waiting you in the gym, you are more likely to come to the gym and not skip the training.
Compose a realistic and attainable weight loss plan. It is very simple to give up and quit if you attempting to lose 10 pounds in 3 weeks. It is not healthy and not realistic approach.
But if you set a plan to reduce 2 pounds a week for the whole amount of time of 15 weeks, that is double. Though you have one rough week you can make it up.
Avoid weighing yourself everyday. This can discourage you very quickly. There are plenty of factors that can affect you some day. It is recommended to weight yourself once a week. In such a way you will be able to see some really noticeable results, what you managed to achieve in a week.
From time to time award yourself and allow yourself to eat something sinful, such as pizza. It is not necessary to exclude ice cream or pizza from your diet at all. Just reduce the amount consumed. Also, eat a handful of chips instead of eating half a bag.
If you have got a picture of when you were fatter keep it in view. This will help you to not come back to the state where you have been before. And it also provides you with encouragement for what you have achieved.
And you should also refer to a picture of yourself when you were slimmer. You will not be able to get back to your high school weight but it gives you inspiration remembering that you were slimmer once.
And if you can not do this, it is suggested to practise visualization every day, which is one of the effective ways. Always look at your written goals. This will promote a positive effect on you and help you to get a strong weight loss motivation.
If you have attained your initial goals then try to reevaluate them. Just set them a little higher and alter them a little bit. Make physical workouts for a little longer time. Every evening practice some walks and bicycle rides. Add more weight that you can lift.
Perhaps you managed to eliminate the consumption of pizza and beer, but bear in mind you can always do more. You can keep on motivating these little goals and tasks.
The main thing that you should understand is that you should not loose what you have attained. You can also visit your doctor more often just to hear him or her stating on the progress you’ve managed to make since the last visit.