Fat Loss For Good

Written by Dr. Alan Jenks

So you want to lose weight? In my practice, losing weight is a common question among patients. They want to know my opinion, what I would do if I were going to lose weight. Everyone has an opinion, and a lot ofrepparttar time I think they want to hear if my theories fit with theirs. The last couple of years I have seen a trend of people trying to getrepparttar 131179 latest and greatest quick weight loss strategy or ideas. The push usually comes inrepparttar 131180 spring because we want to look good inrepparttar 131181 bathing suit forrepparttar 131182 summer. Everyone is getting a little more anxious and willing to do a lot less to lose weight. Fat loss has become a huge topic, and libraries and bookstores are full of information. How can you really get torepparttar 131183 real information, when at times it feels like weight loss is on information overload? First, weight loss does not have to be difficult. There has to be a conscious effort to make a lifestyle change. You must want a lifestyle change to become healthier and vibrant. You need to start taking a more proactive role in educating yourself on how to lose weight properly. I have read hundreds of books onrepparttar 131184 topic and they all have a basic premise. You need to eat right and exercise. These have to be activities that become a daily habit. Also for most of us we have to look at what emotional factors are causing us to gain weight. Stuck emotional habits are probably one ofrepparttar 131185 biggest reasons why most people have tried every diet underrepparttar 131186 sun and still canít lose weight.

Five Ways To Stay Motivated On Your Diet

Written by Anthony J. Burlay, M.D.

You have been on diets before. You probably have lost weight. But sometimes, itís tough to stay focused and on track. Whatís been missing from your efforts? It is possible to lose weight in a consistent way and keeprepparttar pounds off.

Perhaps in addition to a solid diet plan, there are some other aspects you have overlooked. Itís important in any of your efforts to have motivation and drive to achieve your goals. Dieting is no different and with a few changes around your excitement forrepparttar 131175 task, you can get to your target weight.

1. Make it fun Tired ofrepparttar 131176 same foods on your regimen? Dorepparttar 131177 meals seem boring and repetitive? Try a new recipe that makes sense with your plan. Spices and herbs donít interfere with most diet plans and can add a lot of flavor torepparttar 131178 same ingredients. If you are cooking just for yourself, donít settle. Make Tuesday a special occasion. Youíre going to be eating forrepparttar 131179 rest of your life. Make it enjoyable.

2. Have a goal Itís easy to get lost without a map. You can get easily sidetracked if you have vague weight loss goals. If you tell yourself, ďIím going to lose a few pounds before that event,Ē you can fall off your plan as quick as a trip torepparttar 131180 coffee shop bakery. Donít settle for losing 10 or 20 pounds if your target weight is 40 or 50 pounds away. If you lostrepparttar 131181 first few pounds, you can get to your goal by continuing what youíve been doing.

3. Get help You can also get lost if you refuse to stop and ask directions. Most tasks are easier if we recruit help. This can be family, friends, or coworkers. Help does not mean everyone in your life will eatrepparttar 131182 same as you. But asking for support on difficult days is important. Lettingrepparttar 131183 people in your life know what you are doing will give you that extra push when you need it. Getting help can also takerepparttar 131184 form of enjoying people ask, ďHave you lost weight?Ē

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