How to Stay Motivated to Lose Weight: 5 Science-Backed Steps
How are your new year’s resolutions holding up? If you feel like you’re starting to lose motivation (or... if you’re already hit that wall), not to worry! It is all part of a normal process when you try to start new habits. With the right mindset and support system in place, you can get back on track in no time! Here are 5 science-backed tips to help you stay motivated to help you reach your goals:
- Motivation is fleeting and losing weight takes time
- Everyone has limited amounts of willpower
- Progress can be deceiving
- Being healthy doesn’t have to suck
- Design small rewards for sticking to the plan
If you've heard of the 21/90 rule, then with these tips, you can push yourself past 90 days! If you haven’t, here’s a brief explanation of what this means:
For a change to become a habit, you would need to do the change for 21 days. Once you established the habit, then you would have to continue to do it for another 90 days in order for the habit to become a lifestyle.
Watch the video below to learn what these all mean and how you can turn your new healthy lifestyle goals into a reality!