A Guide to Getting Motivated When the Weight Loss Journey Gets Tough
The most common excuse cited by many people looking to lose weight is ‘I don’t have the time to do it.’ This is definitely something most people must content with especially at this time and age when life is so complicated with so many demands and pressure from left, right and center. Even so, with some bit of motivation to get you going, and the fact that you are really interested in losing weight, no doubt you can have some success in your efforts.
The bottom line really if you ever want to stick to whatever weight lose program that comes your way is by keeping yourself motivated all the time, even when nothing seems to be coming forth. One important thing that ought to be mentioned is that you have to be real to yourself even as work at making sacrifices that will help you achieve positive results in the long run. Keep reading for a few suggestions to motivate you and keep you glued to your weight loss journey long enough to experience positive results.
For starters, it will do you good to keep a journal of your progress and keep recording your body weight, body measurements and body fat percentage. With such a journal in place, you can then start keeping track of your progress every two to three weeks. By doing this, you will be in a position to appreciate your efforts and keep a journal of your weight loss progress so you can reward yourself and keep your motivation levels up as you look forward to achieving more and better results.
While at it, you might want to keep your journal and update your photos of the front, sides and back so you can also check and see when making progress every few weeks. For an even better motivation, you can ‘chop’ your head from the pictures and take it and glue it on a picture of someone whose body and physique you admire, one who you wish to look similar to. This way, you will get inspired to remain focused on your goal and push yourself to your limits even when the going gets tough, as it sometimes will.
You might also consider getting a gym membership if that is what will keep you going. For most people, this can be achieved by simply partnering with a friend or loved one in the same weight loss journey. You might be surprised to discover that a success story could be all you ever needed to get and remain on track until you become successful yourself so get to online weight loss blogs, magazines or books..