Setting goals is a key part of meeting your weight loss target. It’s important to set yourself realistic goals. To keep motivated, it’s also vital that your healthy eating plan is suited to your lifestyle. That way, you’re more likely to stick to it and reach your goal.
A key part of making lifestyle changes is to monitor your process. There are plenty of apps and fitness trackers that can help make this easier. Remember not to weigh yourself more than once a week.
When you are trying to change your behaviour, it is helpful to ask for support to help you work toward your goals. It is important to think about who will be the best person to support you and what type of support you need.
Often motivation to make changes is really high at the start but it can start to reduce as time goes on. Making a list of rewards you can give yourself for reaching your goals if a helpful way of maintaining your motivation to change. However, avoid using food as a reward!
It is quite normal to experience the odd setback when you are trying to make lifestyle changes. The important thing is not to beat yourself up about it, learn from your setback and move on.
Remember, the lifestyle changes you start now will help you maintain good health throughout life. With a little help and support from a dietitian, you can achieve your goal. Book a FREE 15-minute consultation with me to help you get started.