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Transforming Outlook Crucial For Successful Weight Loss

  
  
  
  

Transforming Outlook Crucial For Successful Weight Loss

 

Cybex helps you reach your fitness goals

Losing weight is one of the most popular resolutions that people make every year, but for many, visions of a sleeker physique are bound to remain an aspiration rather than a reality.

For those who have embarked on a diet and exercise plan at the start of beach season to see it fail, the simple question is - what went wrong? According to one expert, it boils down to ineffective dieting habits and an overall inaccurate outlook on what it takes to trim off those extra pounds.

Overcoming dieting hurdles
"Dieting is a skill, much like riding a bicycle, and requires practice and good instruction," said Jessica Bartfield, M.D., at the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care. "You're going to fall over and feel frustrated, but eventually you will succeed and it will get easier."

By approaching dieting as a skill that is cultivated over time, people can better understand what it takes to successfully lose weight and gain a greater appreciation of the discipline and resiliency needed to keep it off.

According to Bartfield, underestimating the amount of calories that are consumed is a major reason why diets fail, as well as poor sleeping habits. While people may overlook the fat-building content found in the foods they eat, they also can overestimate how many calories they've burned through working out.

The calorie counter on commercial gym equipment like cardio machines can help people accurately monitor their progress throughout an exercise session - an invaluable tool for those who are committed to achieving their goals. 

Making positive changes
Getting rid of extra weight is a challenging, time-consuming and frustrating experience, but the benefits of doing so can impact men and women for years to come.

By following a balanced diet and exploring the benefits of working out with equipment like a commercial cross trainer or treadmill, people can truly reap the benefits of a long-term wellness plan. 

Measures that promote exercise regimens such as keeping food journals or joining support groups can help individuals overcome hurdles they may encounter on the path to better fitness. While journals allow people to track their eating habits and observe tendencies that may prevent diets from being effective, support groups are also excellent resources for those who have had trouble maintaining their weight loss aspirations in the past.

In addition, having a friend or loved one become a diet buddy can help individuals feel more accountable for their actions while eating and can help encourage them to improve their lifestyle habits. 

Cybex is a provider and manufacturer of premium commercial fitness equipment. Content featured in the Cybex Fitness Blog is meant to inspire healthy living and wellness and should not be taken as medical advice. For medical advice please consult a doctor. 

Comments

I somehow agree, dieting is a skill or shall we say it is like a work we need to consider if we want to lose weight or if we want to be healthier. We need to be strong to fight temptations and should be well disciplined to be successful in losing weigth.
Posted @ Tuesday, August 20, 2013 11:02 PM by Fred Kent
For weight loss regular exercises are must as they burn your body fat and boost metabolism. Besides regular exercises watch what you eat and follow nutritive diet meal plan. Break meals in small frequent meals and add fresh fruits and vegetables more in your daily meals.
Posted @ Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:40 AM by Libertyville Chiropractic
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Posted @ Thursday, August 29, 2013 11:09 PM by Massage Lake Mary
Exercise is the most important way to achieve fitness. Fitness can be achieved by exercise as well as healthful food which we eat. Food provide energy and energy is used for different types of functionality, along with the process or the function which is used for the reduction of fat from the body. Actually energy is responsible for the heat generation and those heat is used for the burning of the fat from the body.
Posted @ Monday, September 02, 2013 4:02 AM by Jackie
Losing weight is one of the most popular resolutions that people make every year, but for many, visions of a sleeker physique are bound to remain an aspiration rather than a reality.Weight gain and stubborn weight loss are often symptoms of something deeper occurring beneath the surface in a body and mind miscommunication. Examining your stress and seeing its impact on your metabolism will work well for many of you. But I wouldn’t be surprised if some of you are wondering about how to get out of the mind and venture to the stress taking place in the heart. 
Posted @ Thursday, September 12, 2013 5:32 AM by Jeet Chowhan
overweight is a basic problem for every human being so proper diet and exercise is needed for keeping the body fit. Dieting is a skill which can be achieved through regular exercise and balanced diet. So people should give proper attention on diet and exercise for reducing weight.
Posted @ Thursday, December 26, 2013 7:48 AM by Rafel
Great article, and so true on the transformation of our minds! May I also add that the way we live and deal with life in general has much to do with how many people deal with food. There are many stress-eaters out there who eat as a response to what goes on in their lives. For those people, learning to live more effectively plays a major part in their success with weight loss and maintenance. Check out my blog at saatchirad.blogspot.com
Posted @ Friday, January 03, 2014 9:21 AM by Annnette R.
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