Motivation More Important Than A Diet Plan
Written by Jane Tucker| Thursday, 31 December 2009| There are 0 comments
Keeping it real and keeping it positive and watching out for fad diets is essential for losing weight. At this time of year with everybody working out New Year's Resolutions it seems that everywhere you look there is a new easy to follow diet which requires no effort whatsoever. At Ukmedix News we say that you should avoid all of them!
The first thing you need to do before trying to lose weight is to get your head in order. Ask yourself what your goals are and instead of seeing the future as a bleak place devoid of tasty food and full of aches and pains from exercise, you should imagine the future as a rosy place where you are free, fit, able to run up the stairs and live your life doing what you want to do when you want to do it.
Proactive and positive thoughts are the way forward. Think about what your weight loss will enable you to do and how it will make your life better. At the end of the day if you don't really believe that weight loss is for you it is extremely unlikely that you'll be able to pull it off. Think of the gym or any other exercise program that you get involved in as an opportunity to meet people, socialise and just enjoy yourself. Sign up to a good gym so that when you get there you feel you are in a place you like to be. Maybe the gym of a five star hotel with a sauna, swimming pool and other facilities will give you that extra incentive to work out a few times a week.
Another little bit of advice which is essential is that you should start slowly. don't try and change your eating and exercise habits overnight. Try and modify them slightly at first and build it up over the course of a month or two. don't go to the gym every day in your first week but just maybe twice and give yourself plenty of time to recover. A good personal trainer can really help and you should talk to him or her about your eating habits and try and pick up tips. Tell them what your goals are and get them involved in helping you to reach them.
Never believe you can't lose weight!