I am "chubby" and I have a bad knee and back. I can think of ANY excuse IN THE WORLD to snack and not work out.
My motivation started about a month ago with a very in-shape strength trainer said, "You are doing great. If you like how you look, just keep eating what you are eating." I do NOT like how I look, so I have taken snacking to a different level (much less and less often) and just paid for 10 more strength training classes.
It is my eating, not classes, that will help me! Just
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Hey there, Gigiromans - that is a great article she suggested and I have it saved. We all need reminders to keep our commitment to health. Have you joined a Team? Teams help make motivation fun and increase your involvement in the Community - there is some data indicating this is very helpful in weight loss! Blogging is great, too - writing your own and reading those of others, especially those who have faced big challenges and are succeeding. Very inspiring and motivating. I also have joined a couple Challenges to get rolling on changes in my program. Pick yourself up, dust yourself off - do NOT indulge in beating yourself up - and start again. I have been there many times! Keep posting about this as many of us have weathered tough times!
You’ll get where you want to go as long as you are taking more steps in the right direction than the wrong one.
Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivational tips and tricks to sift through, why are we so often losing our motivation rather than reaping the rewards?
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