When it comes to weight loss, it’s not just about exercising and eating clean. Yes, you indeed have to keep moving and stay mindful of your food intake. But not to the point that your over restricting your choices due to all kinds of diet versions out there and living the guilt and feeling miserable because you can’t have or enjoy certain foods or life altogether.
Simple changes and small habit changes will do when you commit to changing your health and fitness. And as time goes on, do little tweaks that are sustainable and accordingly to your lifestyle.
Below are just a few steps that may help your weight loss journey a bit easier without having to restrict yourself to the point of a burn-out:
What Motivates You?
Know your reasons why you need to lose weight? Could it be for your medical condition, your spouse, you’re back in the dating game, for your family, for your job… Identify the importance of your whys and this is your beginning and help you take action upon your whys.
Plan, Organize and Execute
Now that you’ve identified your whys,
Create a plan – What are your meals going to look like for the week (Recipes), How many times can you commit to exercising for the week
Organize – Make a grocery list for your meal plan, What exercises do you do on certain days?
Execute – Shop, Cook, Chop and Pack your Meals, Get your gym clothes and bag ready to go in your car so you don’t go home and get lazy.