Pin a picture of your self to the fridge door, this can work if it’s a picture of a slimmer you or an up to date picture. This will help to keep you focused on your weight loss and stop you from sneaking in a mid meal snack or mindlessly picking at junk food.
Go out and buy that outfit you have always dreamt of wearing, but buy it in a smaller size, or if you have an outfit in your wardrobe that you would love to get in to again that would do instead. Simple hang the outfit on the wardrobe door so you will see it all the time. This will act as a motivational reminder of your weight loss goals.
Research at the North American Association has shown that you are more likely to stick to your exercise routine if you are listening to music. So get some high energy music downloaded to your mp3 player to help boost your motivation while you are working out.
Join a group exercise class, it’s not only a great way to lose weight it’s also a good way to meet like minded people. This will help you build a support network that will inspire you to keep up your exercise and diet regime
If you enrol in a gym make sure its one that will write you a personalised program which is specific to your goals. Follow the program closely and after 4 – 6 weeks ask for a program update. This stops your body from getting used to the amount of exercise you are doing and reducing the effect it has on your body, it will also keep you motivated to get to the next level.
Keep a diary. Write everything down, keep a detailed list of everything you do and everything you eat in your battle to lose weight. Also get weighed only once a week and keep a record of your weight loss. You can use your diary to look back and check your success and see where you are doing things right and losing weight.
Have loads of Sex. It can be great fun and help you lose weight as well. It is well known that you can burn lots of calories this way. The more weight you can lose the more attractive you will feel and the more you will enjoy your experiences.
If all else fails get a dog, if you don’t want to buy one go out and borrow one. Dog walking is a fantastic way to exercise and lose weight. Dogs are great for getting you motivated you can not just ignore it if it’s raining, you have to go out.
All of these tips can help you to lose weight without costing you a fortune.