If you're pumped to start losing weight and reaching your goals in 2017, here are these 4 secret diet tips to help you supercharge your results.
We all love new secret tips to help us achieve our goals! Is there something new I can learn that can perhaps trigger some new results?
You will find that during your weight loss journey, which I've embarked on over the last 8 months or so... You will learn a bunch of new things, especially about your own body and what foods you respond well to and what foods your body really takes a dislike to.
Most people love learning new information, but the huge problem lies in the fact that...
#1. They constantly procrastinate with their goals... I will start a diet next week, next month... Never making a decision to start and fail to ever commit.
#2. They start a diet and give up within the first 4 weeks, because they didn't apply the diet or made the million excuses that 99% of people make - I'm too busy, I'm too tired, It's too much work...
The only thing that will guarantee your weight loss success is your willingness to APPLY yourself every day and actually FOLLOW THROUGH in spite of your busy lifestyle and millions of excuses.
That is the harsh truth, because no matter how many tips you read, nothing will work for you, unless you do.
Now that we've got the harsh and blunt truth out of the way, we can get into the 4 diet tips, which if you apply daily, you can actually see some favorable weight loss results and make 2017 your best year...
1. Make a decision to start your diet today!
The only way you can actually start losing weight is if you Start! Chances are that you've procrastinated with your weight loss way too often, right?
The ones who truly commit and say, I've got to start my weight loss diet today and I will achieve my goals, are the ones who actually get results. The procrastinators will still look the same next year after year and will keep wishing they started earlier.
Secret diet tip #1 - Decide to start today, meaning start doing research on a great diet that can fit your busy lifestyle, that you can actually enjoy and stick to and fully invest in it. Intermittent fasting works great for busy individuals and generally high fat, medium protein, low carb diets work quite well for weight loss. I have a blog post on 3 of the most popular diets comparing them, check it out here.
2. Eat the right calories on a daily basis
Finding out the right calories for your weight loss, can take a little time and experimenting. But making sure to eat at your required calories will make the world of difference in supercharging your weight loss.
You can find my detailed blog on how to track your diet using MyFitnessPal (free app) by clicking here.
Secret diet tip #2 - You can experiment and start off at 1900 calories for example if you're a male over the 90kg mark or if you're below starting off at 1800 calories and weighing yourself 2 times per week to see how your weight loss is happening, can give you an idea on how to progress things. For women, generally starting at 1500 calories and monitoring your weight loss can work as well.
3. Eat the right macros on a daily basis
Making sure that you eat the right macros - protein, carbs and fats - can have one of the most dramatic effects on your physique.
This means that you can actually gain muscle, while losing weight faster - providing that you're training with the correct weight training routine, meeting your macros and recovering adequately.
Secret diet tip #3 - Starting off as an example at the macros of 50% fats, 30% protein, 20% carbs. Can work quite well and those were actually my own personal macros which helped me get down to around 9-10% body fat.
4. Adhere to your diet daily no matter what
You will have 1 million excuses to give up your diet within the first 4 weeks... heck even after your 1st week!
You will have your busy work days, feeling lazy on certain days, constant catch ups with friends and family - everything pulling you out of your diet and forcing you to stop and give up...
All your weight loss will start from your mindset and can finish abruptly with your mindset...
-If you decide to start your weight loss - you will start losing weight.
-If you adhere daily with your diet and training - you will keep losing weight.
-If you decide your diet is too hard and give in to your excuses - you will stop losing weight.
Quite simple right?
Secret diet tip #4 - Belief in yourself will be the #1 factor to your weight loss success. If you ever let doubt take over and let your mind procrastinate, make excuses and eventually giving in to them... You will quit and give up. I have a powerful post on some great mind tricks you need to keep going with your weight loss journey, check it out here.
TAKE HOME MESSAGE
Losing weight doesn't have to be rocket science, providing you have the mindset and tools in place.
We all have those difficult days every single week, that really pull us in every direction and force our minds to procrastinate and make excuses, which constantly hold us back with our goals...
It could be you having too many cheat days from social catch ups with friends and family, it could be you having a tough and stressful day at work, that lead to a skipped gym session and some pizza and chocolates at night...
Life will ALWAYS be busy and will try it's hardest to get in the way of your weight loss goals, but it's your job to never give in to your excuses and challenges and always strive to adhere to your diet and training and give it your 100%... whatever that is! Only then you will truly succeed with your weight loss.
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Let's start developing some great habits and lose the weight today!