Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.
Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
If you don't wanna get what you've always got, do something different! For me, it involved thinking small. * Use smaller plates and bowls.
* Get smaller clothes.
* Order smaller portions in restaurants.
* Exercise in small bursts throughout the day.
* Small rewards for small victories!
Setting small goals and celebrating them has made a huge transformation in my life. And shaking my head no when restaurants ask me if I want a large has helped in more ways than one. If I don't want to be LARGE, don't eat large. Now I just smile sweetly and say: ""No thanks, I'm a small !"
When am doing strength training, in my mind's eye I split my reps into a three-quarter. E.g. By the time I get to rep 9 in a 12 reps exercise, I say to myself 'you have just 3 left'. Also when I am using the clock I think small by looking at the seconds hand and I say to myself 'it will soon roll over to 60'. By this I keep myself going.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.