Looking fit is a dream for everyone. People who look obese find it hard to convince their minds to lose weight. As soon as they start trying they lose the willingness and the courage to continue with tough routines. If you are a foodie it would be like quitting a years-long addiction for you to stop eating. You feel the cravings for eating as soon as you see delicious food and there is no way you or someone else can stop you from eating once you have received the message from your mind to eat that delicious food.
The truth is that you can’t lose weight unless you are ready to try something that is out of your comfort zone. If you think you can lose weight easily, you must be kidding yourself. Once you have gained weight it becomes multiple times harder to do things that look easy. Just jogging in the morning for half an hour could become the biggest challenge of your life after gaining weight. Losing hope and being disappointed has never helped a person in this world lose weight. Here are a few things you can introduce or start introducing in your life if you really want to lose weight.
The Iron Will
First thing you, or anybody who wants to lose weight, need in your life is the strong will to lose weight. You will have to convince yourself that you can lose weight. You will have to prepare mentally for a big challenge ahead. Don’t take it casually and if the thought of becoming fit again is stressing you out, let it do that to some extent.
The Old Pictures
One of the things around you that can really make you muster up the courage to lose weight is your old pictures. Take a look at your old pictures when you did not have too much weight. Just looking at these pictures will first make you feel sad and then fill you up with the motivation of losing weight. Make sure to keep one of the old pictures nearby. You can put it in your pocket or paste it on the wall in your room so it keeps motivating you to become fit.
A Weight Loss Machine
Let technology help you in losing weight. There are literally hundreds and thousands of different kinds of technological pieces of equipment that can help you lose weight. Take a look at the elliptical machines, indoor exercise bikes, rowing machines, treadmills etc. and you will be amazed how some great new features make them extremely easy and equally effective for losing weight. You won’t even have to spend a fortune if you go with a basic exercise bike, treadmill or elliptical. It’s the feature-rich, warranted and branded machines that cost you a lot.
Dogs can really help you lose weight if you are ready to go out for some walk with your dog on a daily basis. Walking you dog every day will give you a chance to move your body too. In addition to that, you can play around with your dog in a park every evening to help you lose weight. This is not going to be a vigorous session of exercise but with time you will be in the habit of going out and spend some time doing activities that burn the calories of your body.
A Fit Boyfriend
Could there be any bigger pressure on you to lose weight than having a fit boyfriend? Many boys lose weight because their girlfriends tell them to. Many skinny boyfriends start going to gym because they are told so by their girlfriends. In the same way, you could get the motivation of being fit if your boyfriend is fit. Just his fit body will be enough motivation for you to do some body exercise. In addition to that, you can make a schedule with your boyfriend for going out and doing some exercise regularly.
A Water Bottle
There are many different types of water bottle holders that you can attach to your body to keep water close by. There are belts with bottle holders attached to them. This way you can keep a bottle of water close to you all the time. Make sure the water bottle is always full so you can drink water whenever you feel the need to. The secret here is that when you have water in your reach you will drink it regularly. The more regularly you drink the more you will lose the urge of drinking those sweet and sugary drinks.
A Health Application
Is it possible that you don’t have a smartphone? Of course, you have a smartphone on which you can install all types of applications. Besides gaming, you can always go for some health applications that can greatly help you with your weight loss. There are many different types of applications. For example, some applications are basic and give you information about the number of steps you have walked in a day or week. Some have pre-loaded menus of all the restaurants near you so they will automatically tell you how much calories are going in your body when you are eating from the restaurants.
The First Step
To do all of this you need to take the first step. It’s not a joke but a fact of life that things you put on tomorrow are things you are never going to do. If you are really willing to do something, you have to start doing them right now. This is what the last point deals with. If you really want to be healthy and look fit, you have to take your first step right now. Start making the changes mentioned above as soon as are you done reading this last sentence at this fullstop.