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There Really Is No Secret

It's all in common sense. Don't follow any of the hype or the so-called miracle tips. Just employ steady, consistent, sensible principles of smart eating and remaining physical.

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Stairs

I work on the eleventh floor. I typically walk downstairs to lower floors when I have to use the restroom, usually to floor 7 or 8, and I walk back up most of the time. I take the long route everwhere in the building I have to go. That's a great way to get in extra steps. People think I'm weird for...

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Who's Your Buddy?

Engage others in your quest for a healthier lifestyle. One of the best motivators is encouragement from friends and family. Moral support and inspiration from those around you can be very uplifting, and is one of the best magical tools to achieving your health, fitness, and weight maintenance goal...

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Birds of a Feather

It's important to keep the right attitude and perspective. The biggest step in that is to surround yourself with people that are like you are. No matter your current state, if you routinely have positive messages from those around you, it will rub off onto you. The likewise is also true. Frequentl...

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Stand Firm

To reach success, keep on your plan and never give up. Don't let firends or relatives discourage you.

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Garner the help and support of friends and relatives.

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Eating Out

If you have plans to go to a party or out to a restaurant, fill up on healthy foods at home before you go out. If possible, carry some healthy snacks with you too. Bag of grapes, healthy nuts, celery sticks, cereal bar, bag of cereal (cheerios, shredded wheat, etc). Doing this will save you tons ...

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Success Tips

Donít rely on any one method to measure your success or progress, such as the scale which a lot of people rely heavily upon. Instead, use several measures, such as body mass, clothes size, in addition to weight.

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Buddy System

Finding and keeping a buddy is a key component to staying healthy and meeting your goals.

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Listen Closely

An important factor to losing and maintaining weight is getting proper rest. Getting sufficient amounts of rest consistently can help immensely to losing weight and maintaining your weight loss. So, be sure you get to bed on time on a regular basis.

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