Now that you have lost your excess body weight, comes the next phase of the program- Maintenance!! Congratulations on your hard work and determination to achieve your goal. The following are reminders to check and see that you are doing all you can to successfully continue your healthier lifestyle.
Americans sit too much. Technology has contributed to that. Take a good hard look at your screen habit. How much time do you spend online? Surfing the internet, Facebook, Twitter, texting? What does this have to do with weight control? Think about it…when engaged in these activities, we are usually sitting and burning minimal calories.
According to the researcher Karkkainen at the University of Helsinki, highly gender-specific factors are associated with successful weight maintenance in young men and women (average age 24 at baseline). These subjects were born between 1975 and 1979, and were studied to see how well they maintained their weight.
Losing and maintaining weight can be helped by support from family, friends and co-workers. Support from family and friends is important, but they must have a good understanding of what you are doing and why you are doing it. Communication is crucial for the support you need. Here are some things to share with those around you during the weight loss process and when you begin into the maintenance phase of your program.
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