Speaking recently to Dr Oz, ex The Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels has revealed her fail proof weight loss plan that she claims will help you to reach your weight loss goals.
Read on to discover what tips she gave to ensure you see the best results possible:
#1: Why do you want to lose weight?
Before you start your journey to a new slimmer you, you need to establish why you want to lose weight in the first place.
Is it for a health reason, or perhaps for an upcoming holiday?
To lose weight successfully you need to be able to convince your brain why you want to lose weight.
Once you have decided on the reason you should keep this thought fresh in your mind. Doing so will be your motivator to keep going.
#2: Cut out negativity
When it comes to weight loss, those who get support from friends and loved ones are more likely to achieve their goals.
Those who are negative of your efforts will only leave you feeling miserable and likely to quit.
Remove those negative people from your life, and keep reminding yourself that even if it takes a while you will reach your goal weight.
#3: Take control of your portions
To lose weight effectively you will need to make sure you start cutting back on the number of calories you consume.
Of course the types of food has an impact, but the amount of food consumed is also important to keep track of.
A simple guide to portion sizes is as follows:
- Carbs – a fist
- Protein – the size of your palm
- Vegetables – 2 handfuls
- Fats – size of your thumb
#4: Customise your meals
When eating out with family or friends do not be embarrassed to ask if your meal could be cooked a certain (healthier) way.
You should also ask if certain foods could be replaced too.
Most restaurants will be willing to accommodate a request for a food allergy, so why not for you?
#5: Keep track of those calories
If you are not tracking your calories then how will you know what you are consuming? And whether you need to make any changes to your plan?
When you keep track of your calorie intake you can see exactly what needs to be changed.
I would also suggest keeping track of your weight as well as taking regular photos of your progress. This will be a good motivational tool, as you can look back on these when you are feeling down to see how far you have progressed.
Jillian knows what she is talking about after her many years on The Biggest Loser. If you follow her tips and are willing to put in a little effort you will soon start to see some positive results.
Remember the weight loss will certainly not occur overnight, but persistence and dedication will ensure you see long-term results.