Prepare for success in 2021

Patty Christopher, MS,PT


Advanced Weight Loss & Wellness

It’s not hard to believe that one of the top New Year’s resolutions every year is weight loss. It is also one of the most challenging goals to achieve. Here are several things you can do to ensure your success in weight loss, or whatever goals you set for the New Year:
Mindset-Being mentally prepared and having strategies in place before you begin work towards your goals is one way to ensure success when you approach obstacles. Set your intentions, make ready some encouraging words of self-support, and set sound, reasonable goals with time frames.

Preparedness - Prepare your house, car, workplace to maximize your ability to overcome moments of weakness. If weight loss is your goal, rid your home of unhealthy, processed foods and replace with healthy whole foods that will help you meet your weight loss goals. Collect food containers for proportioning and meal prepping.
Schedule - Rework your calendar, or your day, to allow time for exercise, meditation, and work towards your goal. If you’re trying to lose weight, remember to allow time for meal planning, grocery shopping, and meal prep.

Study - Take this time between now and the new year to study how best to reach your goal. Learn what experts say is the best way to reach your goals, and how to do it. If dieting is in your plan for 2021, learn about the approach that best fits your lifestyle. Some popular diets include Intermitten Fasting, Keto, Paleo, and Vegeterianism. Learn what the style of eating includes and strategies to be successful. Collect recipes, try those that are appealing so you can discover a few good quick meals to fall back on when you are stressed for time.

Support - Having a support system in place for encouragement and accountability is extremely helpful in working towards challenging goals. For more information, go to www.http//