JANUARY IS NATIONAL WEIGHT-LOSS AWARENESS MONTH By: Christi Christiaens
January is National Weight Loss Awareness Month
Weight loss is a hot topic all year around but especially after the holidays when most of us have put on a few extra pounds.
Consequently, in January many people decide to lose weight, in fact losing weight is the number one New Year’s resolution.
Unfortunately, most of them give up even before the month ends.
Don’t let that happen to you!
Weight Loss is not a sprint, it’s rather a marathon
It’s natural for anyone deciding to lose weight to want to lose it quickly. But evidence shows that people who lose weight steadily and gradually, at an average of about 1 to 2 pounds per week, are more successful at keeping it off over the long term. Healthy weight loss isn’t just about a “diet”, it’s about an ongoing lifestyle that includes changes in daily habits.
Losing weight takes commitment!
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Get the right mindset to lose weight
The critical part of losing weight is how to start, which will determine your long-term success. It’s like building a house without a foundation, it’s not going to stand for long. The foundation to start your weight loss journey is your mindset. Beginning your journey with the wrong mindset can set you back anytime. Click here to learn the importance of your mindset when it comes to losing weight.WEIGHT LOSS MINDSET QUIZ
Even a modest weight loss can mean huge benefits!
The good news is that even a modest weight loss, such as 5 to 10 percent of your body weight, can decrease your risk factors for chronic diseases. It can produce health benefits, such as improvements in blood sugar levels, blood cholesterol, and blood pressure.
See weight loss as a journey rather than a destination.
So even if the overall goal seems big, see it as a journey rather than a destination. You’ll learn new eating habits that will help you live a healthier lifestyle. These habits may help you maintain your weight loss over time. And remember this: Weight Loss is not a goal, it’s simply a result of changing your habits.
There is more to gain when you lose!
In addition to improving your health, maintaining your weight loss is likely to improve your life in other ways such as improvements in your energy levels, general mood, and self-confidence.
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