Monday, May 19, 2008

Weight Loss Secrets - The Truth and the Myth

By Steven Ng

Let me guess - you're looking for some juicy weight loss secrets, right?

The internet is filled with literally reams of pages telling you some secrets that will make you shed your fast as loosing 13 lbs a week! BUT get this; all of these weight loss secrets are pointless unless you nail down hard one of the most important things to make yourself slimmer and healthier.

That 'thing' is to believe in your capabilities and have faith on the "how to lose weight fast" program that you have. Combine that with a positive attitude and you're sure to lose weight fast with a decent strategy.

Let me show you how to develop that positive mental attitude that surpasses any collection of weight loss secrets.

One of the BIGGEST reasons people fail to shed their weight is that they have no goals or objectives to set their sights on. And even if you have a goal, chances are you'd still fail. One goal is NOT enough to keep you motivated to lose weight fast.

Your strategy should have 3 goals in it - (1) a short term goal covering the next week or two (2) mid-term goal, which should last about 1-6 months and (3) a long term goal that extends to a year or so.

So you already have 3 goals? Excellent!

The next step to take is to clearly...vividly visualize where you want to be and what your figure would look like after achieving all of the 3 goals.

Take a look at your current situation, and ask - what are the steps you can take to improve your situation? Are you taking the steps needed to make yourself healthier and slimmer? Is it truly your focus? Or is switching to another secret and program after you have find another secret? Are your family and business life making it hard to shed off those pounds?

It's all in your mindset. If you have the proper and positive mental approach, your goals will be within an arm's reach. BUT if you'd constantly think pessimistically, no matter how many weight loss secrets you have you won't achieve your goals.

You'll see a group of people who can go talking for hours about how great their life is. But upon closer look, the very same people have gone through innumerable obstacles. Yet they didn't allow these hindrances to floor them.

In the end, their positive mental attitude and determination to do whatever it take in their "how lose weight fast" goal prevailed.

Don't let the friend's and colleague's taunts affect you. A successful shift from a negative to a positive mental will let you to the world in an optimistic light. Not to mention, mentally, you have achieved your lose weight fast goal.

So every morning, when you get up from bed...close your eyes and see that slim and healthy figure of yours in a not-so-distant future.

Have that positive mental attitude within you and you're sure to shed your weight and get better results than any weight loss secrets could give.

Steven is a long time health and fitness enthusiast and has been involved in diet, weight loss and exercise since 2002.

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