Does the idea of achieving success during the first week of your weight loss program seem unbelievable? The whole reason for a weight loss program is for you to be able to develop a consistent approach to weight loss as well as a healthy endurance when exercising.
The objective of your weight loss program is to get rid of the excess weight and body fat, not the healthy and lean muscle.
To achieve success in your weight loss program you must have focus and dedication of both your mind and your body. As usual, we recommend consulting your doctor for a check-up before embarking on any weight loss program.
When you begin any weight loss program, it is important to be, and stay positive through the process for and to be willing to work for the results. Some people get impatient easily but for long term benefits to be achieve, you must be consistent and stick with your plan for the long haul.
You’ve heard the saying “Rome wasn’t built in a day”, right?
The following are some tips to get you through your first week of your weight loss program:
First things first when beginning your weight loss program: Stretch and stretch some more. Before you begin doing any exercise and working out your muscles, a little stretching is needed in order to avoid injury and help prevent soreness in your body after your workout.
Don’t push too hard: When you first start any new exercise program , everything should be done in moderation. Find the level of exercise and training that suits you. It should be enough to challenge you, but also comfortable so that you don’t hurt yourself.
The following is an example of how your first week of your weight loss program might look:
Day 1: The first day of the weight loss program involves a long and steady walk in a little over twenty minutes. After the walk, follow it up with a good stretch. This takes so little of your time for the first day. In less than an hour, you have taken that first step to a weight loss program that could work to your advantage.
Day 2: By the second day, it is good to focus on an upper-body workout. This maintains your strength to be able to go through the whole weight loss program for the week.
Day 3: On the third day, a brisk walk or jog for ten minutes is in order. For starters, consider doing a lower body workout in the evening if needed.
Day 4: On the fourth day, a good rest is in order, as well as a good stretch. This down time should be used wisely and help you to get refocused on your goals and what you want to accomplish
Day 5: The fifth day could start with a good ten-minute walk. Exercise the lower body in four sessions of workouts, follow this up with another ten-minute walk, and another four sessions of lower body workout.
Day 6: The sixth day should be spent on a low impact exercise such as swimming. To avoid boredom, do not be afraid to try something new. The goal is to be consistent and keep moving.
Day 7: The last day of the week is might a great time to solicit the support of the people you care about. Spend time with them or get them to go along with you for a long walk. Again, follow up your walk with a light upper body workout.
Your first week is done! You’ve only just gotten started. If by this first week you are able to stick to the weight loss program, you have a great chance of achieving your weight loss goal and becoming more fit and healthy.
Do you best to avoid doing what most people do, they give up easily just because they could not see the result they want at the time they want,
Patience is a virtue. After all, it took your body time to gain all that weight, so it’s going to take some time and effort to get rid of it. Good news is, if you stick to the weight loss program and you will lose weight.
We hope that this article has helped you some way to achieve the success you deserve during the first week of your weight loss program.
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