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Tips for Weight Watchers

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Weight Watchers is a company that provides weight loss and maintenance programs using a scientific approach to help its members lose weight by developing conscious eating habits and counseling. At the core of the program is the “PointsPlus” system in which members compute calorie intake to gradually reduce calorie consumption and increase the calories burned through activities and exercise. While the program effective because it fits the weight loss program with one’s gradual change of lifestyle, it is nevertheless painstakingly and exaggeratedly laborious for a weight program. Here are some tips for one to successfully and religiously follow and survive the program.

Set a definite goal. Identifying and setting the clear objectives is the first step in making a plan. In the same token, this program could be achieved better by setting clear goals particularly in terms of setting a timeframe for achieving the goal because no one is expected to hold on to the program for a very long period of time. Setting clear goals means creating achievable targets and tasks. For instance, one establishes the goal of reducing 3 kilos of weight for an upcoming occasion e.g. grand reunion or wedding. Clearly defined goals allow weight watcher participants to be more motivated in doing its tasks.

Attend Meetings. The successful attainment of certain objectives or goals is made easier through the support and reinforcement that other people give to you. Meetings mainly serve to meet and socialize with people undergoing the same problem, because it is easier for people to relate with other people who have similar issues. The meeting also serves as support and source of inspiration from other members. The meetings also allow you to get tips (e.g. new vegetable recipes), tricks (e.g. taking stairs instead of elevators) and constructive feedback (e.g. giving inspiration support) from other members under the program.

Be active. Weight watching is not merely about being conscious of what you eat. It means being active b to burn calories. Being active is not just about engaging in sports, although this is the most viable activity that can definitely help burn calories. Being active involves changing one lifestyle like having the penchant to walk to places instead of taking a ride. At the very least, it also included walking briskly instead of dragging one’s feet. Being active is first and foremost an attitude.

Adopt a realistic healthy lifestyle. Weight watching is ultimately about adopting a healthy lifestyle that is realistically fit for one’s lifestyle. It’s not about transforming a meat lover into a vegetarian or coercing a woman not to eat chocolates. If you are a meat lover, one can opt to reduce the meat and supplement it with vegetables instead. One can also focus on lean meat and avoid fatty meat. For women, it may mean eating dark chocolates and reducing the chocolate consumption instead of absolutely depriving oneself from eating chocolates. The idea for weight watching is to create a sustainable lifestyle that will reduce one’s weight in the long run, which is snot suppose to entail too heavy sacrifice on the part of the person, but continuous living of one’s life uninterruptedly.

Originally posted 2012-03-27 08:54:23.

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