Losing weight doesn’t just happen in the gym. Often, limited resources, time or even willpower put a damper on our ability to meet our weight goals.
1.First, Some Facts
A meta-study (a study of studies) was done to determine which diet works best. Foods that were analyzed included low-fat, low-carb, and others based on nutritional recommendations. The result? The study found that there were NO significant differences between any of the diets. Success was rooted in the consistency of the individual.
3.Ask Yourself: Can I Live This Lifestyle Forever?
Did you answer, “no”? Then, you’re doing something wrong. Getting into shape in a healthy way requires a lifestyle change. That means you have to embrace consistency AND imperfection. You may have an idea of what is healthy, but achieving that plan will take time and effort. Most important, is realizing you will fail at times.
4.Here’s Why You Should Use A Food Diary
Studies have shown that people underestimate their caloric intake a majority of the time. Using a food diary can help you track what you’re taking in. (It’s worth noting that people also overestimate the number of calories burned in their workouts.)