After setting your weight loss goals, the only thing that will determine if you will achieve those goals are; 'your determination' and 'your ability to stay motivated'. One reason a lot of people fail to meet their weight loss goals is because they lack the motivation to keep going when they are yet to see results.
Motivation plays a very important role in achieving and goal, because it is your motivation that will keep you going during hard times when it is very easy to let go. This article will run through four tips to keep you motivated in order to achieve that your weight loss goal.
FOUR TIPS TO STAY MOTIVATED IN ODER TO ACHIEVE YOUR WEIGHT LOSS GOALS:
– MAINTAIN A POSITIVE MINDSET: The importance of having a positive mindset can not be over emphasized, which was why I had to dedicate any article to talk about it. A positive Mindset keeps you going even when it looks like you're not making progress. It is very vital to have a positive mindset, the I Can Do mind in to stay motivated, and remember to do your little Self talks before or during your workout routine.
– REMEMBER TO CELEBRATE YOUR LITTLE SUCCESSES: It is important to celebrate every little progress you make all the way. If you lost 2kg in the past two weeks, it is a very good reason to celebrate. Celebrating little successes will motivate you to do more, in order to achieve more. Do not wait till you get to destination before you remember to acknowledge your little achievements.
– FOLLOW YOUR ROUTINE: Following a routine through following following in everything you planned in order to achieve your goal. Since the goal here is Weight Loss, it could be eating healthy food only, working out for 45 minutes, three times a week, what ever it is, try to follow it through in order of preference, it will help you know which of the routines you have done, the once you are yet to do and the progress you have made so far, and that will keep you motivated and going.
– GET A MENTOR: A Mentor might be someone who has achieved a massive weight loss goal, or a fitness director who can check-mate your progress. But it is better to have a Mentor who has actually achieved what you are trying to achieve. This will develop a mindset of 'If He Can Achieve It, So Will I' in you. If possible get to know your mentor on a personal level, ask him some specific questions on how He was able to achieve the goal, and get as much inspiration for the answer, and put it to work in your on life.
in conclusion, this article has discussed the need for motivation in order to achieve a weight loss goal, and have given tips on how to stay motivated in order to reach your goal. Most importantly, celebrate your success as you go all the way to achieve your goal.