Weight Loss Motivation Mastering The Motivation To Stay Fit

Weight Loss Motivation Mastering The Motivation To Stay Fit

Have you ever just felt like you were doing everything you were supposed to​ in​ order to​ lose weight and STILL weren't dropping the​ pounds?

During her journey to​ lose 40lbs in​ 16 weeks,​ my good friend Kim faced some pretty serious challenges with regards to​ her level of​ motivation.

Another friend of​ mine,​ Antonio Goodwin,​ who lost 4 inches from his waistline in​ 9 weeks with my program,​ faced the​ same frustration.

The problem was that at​ several times during their weight loss,​ they both felt as​ if​ they were not losing much weight and were not seeing results.

Now,​ a​ look at​ either of​ their before and after photos on​ my web sites shows that each of​ them made quite a​ substantial improvement in​ their bodies.

So what would make someone who's losing weight each week feel as​ if​ they were not?

I'll tell you exactly what. Its referred to​ as​ the​ emotional roller coaster.

This is​ how it​ usually goes:

You start a​ new diet or​ weight loss program. You're all excited to​ be doing something great for your health and the​ way you look,​ and you're sticking
to the​ program,​ step by step.

Consistent action pays off and after a​ short while you start getting compliments about the​ pounds you're losing week by week.

Then all of​ a​ sudden,​ it​ all seems to​ stop. You can no longer see the​ physical changes in​ your body,​ and maybe you even have a​ moment of​ weaknesand cheat a​ bit on​ your diet plan. So now you're frustrated and mildly depressed. You feel as​ if​ true weight loss may NEVER happen for you,​ no matter what you do.


The trick here is​ to​ not get stuck in​ your own frustration.

Now this is​ a​ tough one,​ because everyone and I do mean EVERYONE goes through this stage. Whenever I need to​ trim down for a​ photo shoot,​ I go through it​ as​ well.

One of​ the​ things that you must understand about the​ body is​ that for as​ long as​ you are doing the​ right things on​ a​ consistent basis it​ WILL respond with results.

The Jedi Mind Trick is​ that oftentimes the​ progress is​ subtle,​ or​ may be primarily taking place in​ an​ area that you cannot see as​ well.

For instance,​ my friend Kim loses weight in​ her back the​ fastest. Her frustration came because she did not see the​ fat loss on​ her stomach the​ way she would have liked to. Little did she know that from behind she looked like a​ completely different person.

Listen,​ the​ emotional roller coaster is​ an​ inevitable aspect of​ any worthy undertaking that we​ take on​ in​ life. Remember getting through college? or​ maybe waiting for puberty to​ set in? How about paying off your debts? the​ mental battle while attempting to​ diet and/or achieve weight loss is​ no different.

So make a​ conscious decision to​ stick to​ your guns. Let it​ play out. Victory lies in​ having the​ strength to​ make it​ through the​ rough spots without cracking under the​ pressure and losing all that you've worked for. if​ you can just master getting past the​ point of​ frustration,​ before you know it​ you'll be seeing results again and getting more compliments.

Lawrence Cole

Your Lifestyle and Fitness Coach
See this Weight Loss Article at​ YourBestBodyNOW.com

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