Do you find that every time you and your husband go on a diet together, he loses weight faster? You’ll be eating the same foods and exercising the same amount, but his results are faster and more dramatic. Don’t feel discouraged. A combination of biology and behavior is behind the gap. Here are a few tips to help you compensate.
Having a gym membership can be a huge help. Gyms offer amenities beyond the scope of our at-home and outdoor workouts: expensive, modern fitness machines, personal trainers, exercise classes and a constructive, social atmosphere. All of these things, as well as the monetary commitment you make to a gym, can make it much easier to stay focused on and accountable to your workout plans.
This time of year most people find their Facebook and Twitter feeds filled with football updates and unrehearsed political opinions, and it can be almost enough to make you log off for good. But for the sake of your medical weight loss efforts, you might want to stay online a bit longer.
Friends can turn a frown to a smile and help you vent your frustrations as they walk beside you on the path to better health. As you lose weight in Chandler and Scottsdale, the most valuable ally will be one who offers you encouragement every step of the way: a workout partner.