Take a tour
invite your friends
- Select Menu -
Invite your friends
Keep me motivated!
Just finisthe my first week of peer trainer. i was a little under the weather so i really couldn't exercise the way i wanted, but i still lost a couple pounds by being careful wi/ my calorie intake. My big issue is carving out time for myself and being disciplined to stick to it. It's easy to get lazy or let other things get in the way. i want to be healthy and have energy for my two little boys and maybe even have more children. i need to get my body in a place where i'm happy before any of that can happen and i want wear jeans and look sexy! please give me any encouragement or advice you may have.
thanks so much!
Sat. Nov 1, 9:52am
Congratulations! We're so glad you've joined us on your journey towards fitness and better health.
Here's what works for me. Schedule your exercise and put it on the calendar. I also schedule time to chop veggies and prepare things such as hard boiled eggs and chicken breasts.
This may sound juvenile but I have a special calendar in my kitchen that is just for my food and exercise goals. Every day that I complete at least 30 minutes of planned exercise (not simply 'activity') I put a star sticker on the calendar for that day. I put a smiley face sticker for each day I follow my food goals for that day. I don't diet but I do have a list of 3 varying daily goals that I post in my PT log. Seeing my calendar month fill up with stickers is a wonderful, visual reminder that I am following through. On days I don't want to follow through, I ask myself, 'do I really want to see that day with no stickers?' and then I do it anyway. I always feel better afterward. Success breeds success. Just keep going and take the time to find all the little tricks that motivate you. Good luck and keep logging.
Sunday, November 02, 2008, 2:25 PM
Getting enough sleep is a great start - it will help you recover from being sick and have the energy to exercise. It also takes a lot of energy to have the willpower to eat well. Good luck.
Sunday, November 02, 2008, 2:30 PM
I highly recommend you read the articles on this site regarding the Beck Diet Solution - it's not a diet, but a support to help you change your habits and instill healthy thinking. I have had lots of success with this combined with Weightwatchers. I also use Beachbody's 10-Minute Trainer Videos for exercise, which is great because each workout is only 10 minutes (there are 5 in all), which we can always fit in. I usually do 3 a day, but it's nice to know I could do one or two if that's all I had the time or energy for. You can check it out and order it at Beachbody.com. Good luck!
Sunday, November 02, 2008, 5:18 PM
How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight
How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer
How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources
Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner
How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition
New Diet and Fitness Articles:
Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program
Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:
Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule
Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions
Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?
Everyday Weight Loss Tips
How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge
Introducing The PEERtrainer Cheat System
How To Speed Up Weight Loss
How To Get Motivation To Lose Weight
Weight Watchers: The New Science!
3 Myths About Weight Loss With JJ Virgin
Related Article :
New PEERtrainer Articles :
Why Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight
How To Lose A Lot Of Weight, Fast
5 Things You Must Know Before Doing A Cleanse
New: How To Build Muscle
What Is The Best Kind Of Protein Powder?
The Master Cleanse
Will Removing Gluten From Your Diet Help You Lose Weight?
How To Obliterate Your Limitations
How To Get The Motivation To Exercise
How To Stop Feeling Tired
Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Super Immunity Diet
The PEERtrainer Diet
Is Portion Control Keeping You Fat?
The Ultimate Guide To Dietary Fiber
P90X? Do Burst Training Instead
Weight Watchers Points Changes For 2012
Can Diet Soda Cause You To GAIN Weight?
©2017 PEERtrainer, Inc.