10 Weight Loss Tips
To Lose Weight Fast
is not always easy. In fact, it can prove a tough challenge for many people. So
here's a little guide to avoiding things that could make you lose control and
start eating. Avoid them like the plague if you wish to succeed.
rush into the toughest diet you can find.
This is a common mistake. Many people decide in a moment of desperation to
follow a super strict diet and fail. Don't rush into a diet that may be too
strict for you. If you don't have any dieting experience and are not 100 percent
sure you can stick with the diet, then choose something else.
2. Don't lose touch with
You can't realistically expect things to happen over night. When choosing your
goal, start small, but be prepared to go far. If you hear someone saying that he
lost a large number of pounds in a short time, don't make it your goal to match
his performance. Diet results are different from one person to another.
go to the gym too often
Another common mistake is to use the enthusiasm of the first days to hit the gym
every day. This won't help you at all. Your body needs time to heal and expand
the muscle mass after each training session and going to the gym every day
interferes with this natural process. Besides, a week of non-stop training could
never offset ten or twenty years of couch potato lifestyle.
get hard on calories.
We all know that cutting down on calories is one of the
of all diets, but you have to be careful about it. Cut down on too many calories
and your body will start storing anything it possibly can. This is not a good
way to lose weight.
Some people think that skipping one or two meals could help them lose weight
faster. They don't understand that dieting is all about eating the right food
and not starving yourself.
6. Don't check the
bathroom scales everyday.
Everybody is eager to see the confirmation of his or her efforts in the shape of
lost pounds, but you should not let this drive you to checking your weight
everyday. The daily fluctuations of your weight will soon have you depressed and
ready to quit dieting. And this is something you want to avoid.
let emotions drive you.
Aside from the eagerness that drives people to check their weight every day,
there are other emotions that influence dieting. If you know you're used to
reaching out for ice-cream or snacks when you are bored, frustrated or angry,
then you should deal with these issues and not allow them to come between you
and your purpose.
refuse to seek help.
Not everyone was born with iron will and nerves of steel. If you need advice or
help, don't hesitate to ask it from your friends or from professionals. Don't
try to solve all problems by yourself.
deny yourself your favorite foods.
Treats are a great way of raising your willpower and determination. Diets are
just food control methods, not prisons. So what if you eat something forbidden
once in a while, especially if that food is a favorite of yours? If such treats
are not frequent, then they will make no difference in the long run.
rely on your willpower alone.
Use your head as well. If you wish to know how much you eat, then write
everything down and analyze the list for things that should not be there.
Sometimes hunger creeps up on you and make you eat something you shouldn't. Be
honest with yourself and keep a clear head.
follow these steps, you should lose weight with no problem at all.
About the Author:
Ken Black is a writer on health related issues and owner of the Weight Loss
Discovery website. Did you know it takes the average person months to lose just
10 pounds ? Why wait so long to lose weight ? This
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Licensed Psychologist Ph.D. Candidate
(Health and Geriatric Psychologist)
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