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First Component of Weight Loss
Any true body transformation starts with self-discovery. It is an inside-out approach method. By this I mean that you must honestly analyze what your strengths and weaknesses are. Also, what makes you and your body what it is today? Do not get me wrong. I am not a big advocate of analyzing every feeling that may come out of you. From my 15 years of experience in fitness training, the barriers of attitude, values, and self doubt, are the number one reasons why people fail in this program. Breaking through negative attitudes and self doubt will truly transform you to a newer you. In truth, it's a process that is crucial to overcoming self-set limitations. One has got to look inside for these answers This is the biggest and the most important part of a weight loss program, and the most difficult, because everything starts in your head and mind first.
From my experience, a true transformation starts and finishes with how you see yourself. Attitudes come from your values and belief system about yourself and the whole world. I am not a psychologist but I have designed some exercises and tools that you can use when going through this program. These tools will aid you in discovery of your attitudes, beliefs, and values. True transformation starts with true reflection about yourself.
I read this morning in a fitness magazine that the number one reason why people do not work out on a regular basis is due to lack of time and not due to a lack of motivation I totally disagree, in my opinion; it is solely a lack of motivation. In fact it is a lack of motivation to make time.
To make transformation to your body is not a question of capability but of motivation. For example let's look at some extreme motivation. If someone put a gun to your head and said you need to lose four pounds of fat this week or else pay with your life I will bet that this type of motivation would have resulted in the loss of four-pounds of fat for that week. For most people it is a must to into get in shape and for others it is I might get into shape.
For a transformation to occur you need an intense and urgent motivation commitment. The main focus in body transformation is not if you make a change that you can do it, but, that you will do it. In transforming your body, the individual has to have a sense of intense urgency, dedication, or discipline, to follow the program all the way through to success.
Michael Zens is the owner of Fitness Goals. He has been in the fitness industry since 1990. Michael has a diverse background in the fitness industry as a personal trainer, massage therapist, rehabilitation trainer, assistant strength coach for Chicago Bears football team and nutrition consultant.
Michael received his bachelors degree in 1992, from Winona State University of Minnesota, in Psychology and Physical Education and has over eight certifications in personal training. He is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in exercise science.
Michael believes in a holistic approach to fitness and goal setting for your fitness achievement.
Modest weight loss may reduce heart disease, diabetes risks in middle-aged ... - Science Daily (press release)
Water and Weight Loss
Water is useful when we are trying for losing weight. Water suppresses the appetite and helps to reduce the body fat.
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Weight Loss Surgery: A Last Resort
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Weightless Workout - Strength Training Without Equipment
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Why Isnt My Diet Working?
Have you been on a new diet for a couple of weeks and found that you STILL can't lose weight? Have you actually GAINED a pound or two since you've been on it? Are you just about ready to throw this diet out the window and try something else? Well, hold on a minute. There might be something else going on that's preventing your diet from working.
Tuna and Water Diet
Ready for a hardcore diet to get lean in a matter of days? This diet is used by professional bodybuilders to prepare before the competition. It requires an iron willpower but guarantees 100% results.
From Now On, Europe Focuses On Dieting Pills
A state of emergency has been recently put on European Union agenda. In the next ten years, European countries will be "on diet".
The Diet Demons
As the dieting phenomenon grows, with a new "diet guru" announcing "THE SOLUTION" almost weekly, so do the waste lines of America expand. Obesity is now a strong and gaining second to cigarettes as a preventable cause of death or disease.
The Top Ten Things You Dont Want to Hear About Losing Weight
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Weight Loss, Exercise, and Bodybuilding Tips - Keeping Your Body-Fat Low: Part 6 of 10
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Fighting Cellulite and Winning
Cellulite - a word most women are very familiar with. Cellulite is the formation of tiny dimples on the skin, usually appearing on the thighs and your bottom.
Walking, Water, and Weight Watchers: The 3 W's for Weight Loss
I have been seriously working on losing weight for about 2 1/2 months and many people have asked me what I am doing to be so successful. I reply, "The 3 W's for weight loss!" Of course they don't know what the 3 W's of weight loss are so I quickly tell them, "Walking, Water, and Weight Watchers.
Close Kept Secrets to Weight Loss Lesson #8
Life is extraordinary filled with wonderful people to show up to teach us things. Mitzi, a special friend from high school, sent me a book, The Game of Life and How to Play It, when I was struggling with a sickness years ago.
Eating On The Run For Weight Loss
"I'm too busy!""I'm always on the run." "I never leave my desk during the day.
Best Diet Plan Available
Diet Fads-Forget about 'EmAnother fad "best diet" bites the dust. Adkins Company filed for bankruptcy recently after making a huge impact on the American diet scene.
Weights Before Cardio: Stop Working Against Yourself
Just because you're working hard, doesn't mean that you're working smart. I see it every day.
Anger: The Unexpected Emotion After Gastric Bypass Surgery
The words I read made me furious. There it was, in black and white, the story of a fussy baby who was spoon fed ice cream to keep her quiet.
Easy Weight Loss
A really easy, fast way to weight loss is walking a lot. If the other things you've tried haven't worked, or if the results aren't quite what you're looking for, try walking twice a day, every day.
Pediatric Obesity: A Look at the Epidemic
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