Five things you need to accept before you can achieve lifelong weight management; #4 – only you can take responsibility

So here we are at post #4 in the Five Things You Need To Accept series – I can’t believe it’s almost finished!  Hopefully you caught the first post a couple of weeks ago, but if not you can read the introduction here. Warning: this post may make tough reading for some, but as with all of my posts, you can choose to ignore it or use it to help…

Five things you need to accept before you can achieve lifelong weight management; #3 – to be different, do different

Here is post #3 in the Five Things You Need To Accept series.  Hopefully you caught the first post a couple of weeks ago, but if not you can read the introduction here.   3)        Whatever you do to change your weight you need to do forever   I often recommend that clients avoid viewing weight management as slimming or dieting.  When people say things like “I’m slimming at the…

Five things you need to accept before you can achieve lifelong weight management; #2 – nobody can defy the laws of physics

Here’s some more info on point number two of the Five Things You Need To Accept post from a couple of weeks ago. 2)        Nobody can eat more than they need regularly without gaining weight long-term   See post #1 for the basic principles of weight management.  So often clients say to me “My friend can eat what she likes and never gains weight” or “I know someone who eats…

Five things you need to accept before you can achieve lifelong weight management; #1 – energy balance

Ok so life got in the way yesterday (no excuse I know!) meaning I didn’t get a chance to post this as promised – apologies for anyone looking out for it yesterday! So you may have read last week’s post where I said I’d expand on the points I made in that post.  Here is point number one; a bit about the basics of weight management and energy balance. 1)        Your…

Five things you need to accept before you can achieve lifelong weight management.

Managing your weight in the long-term is hard and I’m sure if you’ve tried to lose weight you’ll agree that is a massive understatement.  If you want to get control of your weight, you may find it easier once you accept the following statements.   1)        Your weight is a product of the energy you regularly put into your body versus the energy you regularly take out of it Whether…