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How to Have Success in Long Term Weight Loss

This presentation is a help guide on how to keep your body and health on the right track. Warm weather is here and lots of people tend to work out, however you must mentally prepare yourself to kick some bad habbits. Its all about self control!

Laquasia Boggs

on 26 April 2011

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Transcript of How to Have Success in Long Term Weight Loss

Tired of saying "this monday, Im going on a diet?" Sick of seeing weight loss commercials and you know you have not hit them gym in weeks? Or are you just over yourself and the fact that procrastination has gotton you nowhere?
Do you want to lose weight but just don't know where to start? Losing weight is'nt an overnight project. It simply takes discipline, control and inspiration. First ask yourself..."why am I trying to lose weight". Alot of people make the mistake of not knowing the real reason why they choose to diet, and in the end they lose track of the diet because it had no significant meaning to them. So stick with a reason to lose the weight. This will help your mindset throughout the weight loss process. So Dr. Oz says to eat a fiber full breakfast, have snacks the size of your fist, drink lots of water, and excersize..that sounds easy! But what kind of excersize should you do? It is not about "weight loss" it is about "waist loss"-Dr.Oz If you eat 100 calories less than the day you ate before, you can be a healthier you! - Dr. Oz Muscle burns more calories, alot of people are scared to work out in fear of getting stocky or man like, however bulding your muscle is goingto help you in the long run. You can walk, run, jog or sprint, but walking, taking 1,000 extra steps a day can lead to a success in long term wasit loss! Belly fat leads to many diseases! Diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol!!! America is overweight! Blood Pressure Cholesterol Muscle is active tissue, fat is not. from the time you begin eating it takes the brain 20 minutes to start signaling feelings of fullness. Thus many people over eat. All too often overeating is triggered by stress, boredom, loneliness, anger, depression and other emotions. Learning to deal with emotions without food is a significant skill that will greatly serve long term weight control. Freshmen 15? Junior 25? Here are helpful ways one can avoid packing on the pounds while attending college away from home! Drinking at Bars, to going home with friends ordering 5-5-5 deal? Ashamed of the weight you have gained since you been in college? Did you know: Walking from class to class is a great way to effortlessly get physical exercise! Take the steps rather than the elevator to give yourself plenty of exercise! The more muscle you have, the more calories you will burn Find a reason to get fit, and stick to it! Minimize portions Eat 5-6 small meals a day! fist size your snacks! limit your sweets! allow yourself a "cheat day" Reward your achievements with shopping, or new shoes...it will give you motivation to be consistant with your diet. Is your diet high in fiber?

Eat slowly Choose satisfying foods. Steer away from foods that give you a lot of calories for very little volume, such as milk shakes, cheese, and chocolate, Gold recommends. The higher the fiber, protein, and/or water content of a food or meal, the more likely it is to be satisfying in your stomach without going overboard on calories www.medicinenet.com Mark Gold, MD Everyone is in control of the amount of food he or she consumes each day, so our intake of calories is something we can control. To a major degree, we can also control our output of energy, or the number of calories we burn each day. The number of calories we burn each day is dependent upon

our basal metabolic rate (BMR), the number of calories we burn per hour simply by being alive and maintaining body functions

and our level of physical activity. www.medicinenet.com Whether you are trying to lose 5 pounds or more than 50, the same principles determine how much weight you lose and how fast your weight loss will occur. Remembering the following simple guidelines and putting them into practice can lead to weight loss without the aid of any special diet plans, books, or medications.

tired? EXERCISE - shoot for at least 45 mins daily Sticking to you plan is key, try to keep a diary and write down what triggers you to "cheat" Remain true to yourself and your reason for weight loss! Weigh yourself to get excited about your weight loss. The more results you see, the more likely you are to complete the diet. Remember to Eat like this... And NOT like this... Well Folks.... I hope you all got some great information, and hope you put your health first! Ohh..Dont't Forget!! Thanks to commandosteve.com,andthatswhyyouresingle.com, AND glucocardyouchoose.com for photos!!!
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