The common saying that many people use is: “I need to lose weight” or “I need to exercise”. Unfortunately, just saying these things doesn’t help you lose weight (although I sure wish it did). In order to lose weight you’ll need a plan in place and a strategy. You need to be serious about weight loss and how you’re planning on losing weight. Without having a weight loss plan in place chances are you’ll just end up quitting and likely bigger than you were before. I’ll give you some tips in this article on how to stay focused on your weight loss and most of all how to be serious about weight loss.
Are You Serious About Weight Loss?
This is a question that you’ll need to seriously ask yourself. Losing weight takes time, patience, endurance, and more. And if you’re not serious about it then you may not get the results you’re hoping for. Take the following tips in order to help you lose weight and get serious about weight loss.
Write Out a Plan of Action
There are many different weight loss plans that you can partake in. Each one is different and there are a few that are better than others. But no matter what weight loss plan you want to use it’s important that you stick with it. The best way to do that is by writing out the plan for at least a few weeks in advance. It helps you become more accountable for your eating and exercise routines.
Enlist the Help of a Friend
Talk with a friend about helping you stay on track as well. It’s best to bond with someone who is about the same size as you are. Remember that it’s not a competition and you’ll be okay. A friend can also help you be more accountable as well.
Track, Track, Track
Make everything you do related to your weight loss efforts recorded somewhere. From what you eat to how long you exercise. These things need to be recorded in order to really help you understand things that are not going okay. By tracking everything you can also see just how much weight you’re losing and more importantly why. Getting serious about weight loss means you’ll need to track your progress and your methods as well.