If you have recently started your weight loss journey, you can feel as though you are far from reaching your overall goal. It is truly a process, and you need to learn how to set goals that are realistic and healthy. In this blog, we share helpful tips on how you can celebrate success throughout your weight loss journey!

What Is A Realistic Weight Loss Goal?

The first step to reaching your weight loss goals is making sure that they are realistic. If you try to aim too high or too low, you’re bound to be disappointed in the results. Here are a few key points to define to ensure that your weight loss goals are realistic.

  • Are you giving yourself enough time?: Don’t think you can lose 50 lbs. in a month. That is not healthy for your body or your psyche. Any program or weight loss coach who has experience will let you know that you need to make sure you are losing weight in a healthy, structured way over a defined period of time. 
  • Are you aware of what you need to do to lose the weight?: Just going to the gym and eating whatever you want will not help you lose weight. You are going to have to create healthy eating habits, and you are going to have to know what foods you should avoid. 
  • Are you doing this for you?: If you are losing weight to meet a goal that you have set for yourself, then you have a higher likelihood of achieving it. Maybe you want to be in your best shape for a long-overdue vacation, or maybe you want to be healthier, whatever your motivation is, make sure that it is for you. 

Working with a weight loss professional and/or following a weight loss program are two ways that you can make sure that your goals both realistic and healthy.

What Is A Healthy Weight Loss Goal?

Healthy weight loss goals are weight loss goals that are intuitively established. These goals are centered around your body and your lifestyle. These goals are not saying simply, “I am going to stop eating after 5.” They are farther reaching. They are goals like “I am going to stick to my meal plan.” Or goals like “I am going to go for a brisk walk once in the morning and once in the afternoon.” 

Remember, even if you only lose a few pounds, you should celebrate! With each pound you drop, your body becomes healthier. Also, please be aware that there might be setbacks. No one is perfect, and making mistakes is part of any journey. It is important that you persevere and hold-fast in your goals. You can’t accomplish anything if you give up! 

Meal Planning To Meet Weight Loss Goals

Making a plan on what you will eat in a day is a great way to lose weight. To make sure that you are getting all of the supplements you need, and to make sure that you are eating the appropriate amount of food at the appropriate times of the day, you should consider consulting an expert. They can use more advanced weight-loss technology like the revolutionary In-Body 570 to analyze your body’s composition and help craft goals based around your expectations and how your body works. 

Weight Loss Is Simple With EverSlim

EverSlim is one of the premier weight loss clinics in Springfield, MO. We design customized weight loss programs based on the results collected by our InBody 570 analysis system, your weight loss goals, and our expert opinion. If you are ready to schedule your FREE consultation, book an appointment online, or call us at 417-883-7546. We would be honored to help you meet and exceed your weight loss expectations!

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