Long Term Weight Loss

By on May 18, 2015

 

http://www.prevention.com/weight-loss/weight-loss-tips/long-term-weight-lossStudies show that the simpler your diet, the easier it is to stick to over the long haul. Follow these steps to streamline your plan and shed unwanted pounds for good.

1. Make friends with your scale.If you want to lose weight, think of your scale as a friend, not a foe. Weigh yourself once a day, first thing in the morning after going to the bathroom and getting undressed (water weight and clothing can throw off the number). Track your results and stay motivated by following the weight graph’s changes over the next few weeks. (Here are 5 ways you can use your scale to your advantage.)

2. Post goals in spots you’ll see.Keep yours top of mind by writing them down and posting in several places where you’ll notice them often—on your computer monitor, on the fridge, in your wallet. Then tell someone about it. Research conducted by the Dominican University of California showed that people who wrote down their goals, shared them with a friend, and then followed up with weekly updates were, on average, 33% more successful than those who didn’t write down their goals or share them with others.

3. Write down every bite, nibble, and swallow. See more…

About admin