FaZizzle asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 1 decade ago

What are your best weight-loss tips and motivations?

How to get up each morning and go for a jog?

How to avoid the cravings?

Tell us your best weight-loss tips/motivators/play lists...anything!

45 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    When it comes to losing weight, staying motivated is one of the hardest thing to do. You tend to want to give up after not seeing results early in your program. However, you should keep you eye on your goal. Whether it is to lose 10 pounds, 25 pounds or even 100 pounds. You see the only person that knows what you really want is you. Tell yourself you can do it and follow through with your program. Below are some tips to help you stay focus and lose weight.

    Tip #1- Avoid going on the scale on a regular basis. For most people the is a bad habit. You see the scale can be very discouraging. If you constantly go on the scale and do not see a decrease in your weight you will feel like giving up because you may think that your program is not working. But note that the scale can be misleading. You see while you are losing weight, you are also building muscles. Therefore it will not show on the scale since the mass of your muscles will replace the weight loss. So to avoid feeling discouraged, you should avoid the scale.

    Tip #2- Do not compare your body with others. Everyone has a different genetic make up. Some people can lose weight fast while some people will take months. Now if you are comparing yourself with others, you will only discourage yourself more and not focus on your real goal that you want to achieve.

    Tip #3- Treat yourself after you cross small milestones. This will motivate you to continue. So break down your long term goals into smaller goals and once you achieve one of your goals, treat yourself to something nice.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I have been through it all and know what's it about. The main thing is to stick in there. You can't be an addict to food and never exercise if you want to live a healthy life and keep the weight off. I've worked out, done every diet, and all types of classes.

    Nothing works, besides dedication and intelligence towards the subject of losing weight.

    First, depending on how much weight you need to lose, your diet is the first concern. You can't eat 10,000 calories a day and expect the weight to come off, even if you are exercising a lot. Which brings us to the next thing. Duh, Exercising...

    This is a must especially if you need to a lot of weight. Get at least 30 mins of some good hardcore exercising. Do some cardio, in the long run, it's good for the heart.

    However, I find the most hardest part of losing weight/keeping it off, in my diet. It's so hard to keep your fingers out of the cookie jar or those chocolate goodies. I've found a great addition to help any one out, it's a natural weight loss supplement called Proactol. Now don't get all crazy on me and say diet pills don't work. That is true, but not in this case. This one isn't meant to burn pounds while you sit on the couch. It's an appetite suppressant, along with being a fat binder. I saved money on the pills at theweightlossplace.com along with getting some good info. It basically makes those fingers not go towards the cookie jar. For me it's the best pill I've tried and I've tried cupboards full. Now this doesn't mean you have to follow my foot steps but I've successfully lost roughly 70 pounds and keeping it off til this day.

    Well good luck and remember what I said, Dedicate.

  • 1 decade ago

    n the medical community it is very common to hear people desperately say "I need to lose weight quickly without exercise." The reason for this is because they do not have the time for lengthy diet regiments and exercise plans at the gym. Right now the news in the country is all about cutting back on expenses to survive. However, another crucial issue in the nation is how to cut back on fat to keep from becoming obese. So, whether you just need to shed a few quick pounds or are suffering from being well overweight or obese, there are finally some answers for you.

    Steps to losing weight fast without exercise

    * Find the right nutritional mix of healthy foods

    * Find the right diet supplement

  • 1 decade ago

    Well, according the David Burns, M.D. the best thing to do to motivate yourself is to see some results. And the only way you can do that is by doing. Motivational talks don't do much for us (yes me too). Results help get you up and going.

    As far as eating to beat the cravings, you might try eating filling foods. Whole grains, lean meat, fat free milk, vegetables and fruit are all foods that stay with you longer.

    Source(s): I'm a Lifetime Member of Weight Watchers International.
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  • 5 years ago

    Sure, the 70s diet still retains sway. Low calorie, high fibre celery will eradicate you snacking, and contains high levels of calcium which help to get rid of the fat content in some other foods. Tip: Eat braised oatmeal with roast chicken to negate the particular bird’s calorie content.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

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  • 4 years ago

    Go bland. Plain, simple, unseasoned food such as barbequed chicken, plain rice and a bare baked potato are nutritious your palette will tire of these individuals quickly, unlike salty moreish refined food, which keeps you snacking and piling on the pounds.

  • 4 years ago

    chew thoroughly chewing each bite 30 times before swallowing

  • 5 years ago

    Stop counting you re not going to be lose weight overnight Just concentrate on diet and exercise

  • Mollie
    Lv 5
    5 years ago

    a mediterranean diet not only comes with heart benefits studies show it leads to more weight loss than low fat diets

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