Tips For Losing Weight
Years ago I was about 50 lbs. over weight. It was mostly extra weight that I put on during my pregnancies. After I had my kids I lost some of the “baby weight” but not all of it. So I was interested in losing the rest and finding tips for losing weight.
Back then there weren’t nearly as many (though there were some) supplements and pills to take to help me lose weight. I instead relied on getting as much information as I could and relying on asking friends for tips for losing weight.
The funny thing was that when I started losing the weight and getting toned and starting to look really good, people would ask me how I did it. Even casual acquaintances would tell me that I looked great and ask me how I did it.
I remember how surprised (and disappointed) they seemed to be when I told them that my “secret” was eating better and getting more exercise. I truly believe they were hoping I was going to tell them about some great pill or shot or something that I had which made it all easy!
So, here are some of the techniques I used for my weight loss. These “secrets” will help you if you put them to use. No, it’s not all going to be quick and easy but it won’t be that hard either. Get your head in the right places and be willing to give it some time:
1. In my opinion one of the biggest mistakes that you can make it so try to do too much too soon. Some people will set them self up for failure because they will try to make such extreme changes that it will be very close to impossible to stick to them.
To give yourself the best chance of success, pick one thing to focus on first. So, instead of trying to totally change your life in one fell swoop, why not increase your odds of success by picking just one thing.
My friend decided she was going to cut back on the amount of pop she drank. So, she decided she would only have one pop a day. Cutting back wasn’t all that hard, but it did require some discipline.
In just one month she lost 10 pounds just cutting back on the amount of pop she drank! Don’t tell me you can’t do something like that too.
2. Next, try to pick on e aspect of your exercise to work on. If you are currently not doing any regular exercise, now is the time to start. So, why not make just one small change? Go for a walk daily for the next month. Don’t change anything else. Do just that one thing and see how much weight you have lost in a month. I’ll bet you will be surprised at the end of one month.
Not only will you likely see some weight loss, you will probably also start to feel stronger, less stiff and not get tired as easily.
I think too many people set them self up for failure when it comes to weight loss. Use these tips for losing weight and be willing to start small for your best chance of success.