Just as there is no single diet designed for all of us; there is not a specific or right way to exercise and train our body. However, many people enjoy their training with a certain type of music in the background, helping them feel motivated and wanting to give more of themselves. Music creates a "rhythm response" says Scientific American.
I am a proud loser. I lost 18kg in 6 months and maintained that loss even through the lockdowns. I designed my weight loss plan based on science, but that was only half of the equation. The other, arguably more difficult half was maintaining my motivation to lose weight. I am sharing the solutions I found in my journey, not because they are revolutionary (they aren’t), but just to help you keep track of your (often neglected) psychological needs. So... here we go.
While studies show that ~80% of people are not able to keep weight loss for long-term, likely due to lack of motivation over time, a recent study by Virtual Personal Trainer has clinically and scientifically proven that the effective implementation of motivational strategies such as: any choice of food/activity (personal preference vs pre-established diets/routines) and simple rewarding strategies are key for building up positive-thinking and successful habit-formation for weight loss and...
We all know that in order to achieve a goal, we need to take action. And if we do not succeed at first, we should try again and again. But what is that internal mindset that makes us try in the first place? We commonly refer to this inner built-in as “motivation”. But why we find it so difficult when it comes to taking actions such as weight loss or exercising Read more to find the reasons behind and how to build positive thinking and long-term motivation.