Why Goal Setting Is Important For Weight Loss by Glenn Freiboth
... For a person weighting 200 lbs, the initial weight loss goal would be 10% x 200, or 20 lbs. Weight loss of greater than 10% can be achieved under medical supervision. * Long Term Goal Long term goals vary from person to person, and your clients will need your help to determine them. Clients should be targeted within the weight appropriate body mass index (BMI) range, which you can easily determine with a BMI calculator. * Establishing Realistic Goals Goals, which are set effectively, are ...
Weight Loss Tricks - 7 Simple Ideas by Simon Volk
... Eating Out - Salad One problem I have run into is having multiple lunch meetings per week. Eating the restaurants’ special of the day or worse fast food is not a good alternative. Go ahead and splurge once in a while, but more often than not stick with a simple salad with low fat or no dressing at all. Hope these ideas help you with your weight loss goals. A final reminder, before starting any diet or exercise program consult with your physician to determine what is right for you.
How to Set Weight Loss Goal by Zenith Regan
... For example, BMI is affected by how much muscle you have…if you have more muscle, your weight might actually be higher than what is considered healthy on the BMI chart, even though you have a healthy body fat percentage. Make a PlanYou have to determine your weight loss goals and should record that goal and then make a plan to reach it. Look at your goal objectively: is it specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and tangible? For example, assume a person is 5'7" tall and weigh 160 pounds.
What is Your Healthy Body Weight by Kim Beardsmore
... your risk of other health related problems
- improve self confidence and self esteem
- make it easier to be physically active. If you are obese or overweight…try not to gain additional weight. This will help you in years to come as people tend to increase weight with age. Better still look after your body and follow a healthy lifestyle incorporating a nutritious, delicious, health enhancing weight loss program. Just by losing 10 pounds you can significantly improve your overall health.
Make A Weight-Loss New Year's Resolution And Stick With It All Year Long by Susanne Myers
... I would also like to encourage you to consult with your physician before starting any weight loss program. He or she can give you an even better idea on a good goal for you. Make a plan you can stick with all year long. You know yourself better than just about anyone else. Most likely you’ve been on a diet or two (or more). So you already know what doesn’t work for you. You’ll be most likely to stick with something common sense making small changes that you can live with from here on.
Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... But what can help is changing your food perspective. Where do you place food in your life? To help you through this important change in perspective, check out Weight Loss Psychology
Watch the influences in your life, slow down, reduce fat, eat raw vegetables and fruit, exercise, and change your food perspective. Once you've done all that, then you can focus on eating a healthy diet. I think we need to get back the 24 hour day, what do you think? To Healthy Living! Michael A.
Gaining Weight After Quitting Smoking? by Alan Rosca
... Some of the following ideas can make you become more active: go for a walk more often, park the car further, get off the bus before it reaches your destination, use the stairs if they are well lit, or take some dance classes. To read the rest of this article, go to ProjectWeightLoss.com an online weight loss community featuring calorie counter, carbs counter, BMI calculator, diet planner, workout planner and nutritional information. (c) ProjectWeightLoss.com 2007.
Body Mass Index (BMI) Can't Measure Your Overall Health by Ian Mason
... Too low of a BMI may indicate that you are underweight - undernourished or suffering some kind of illness that leads to unintentional weight loss. Conversely, a higher than normal BMI correlates with being overweight. What Conditions Are Associated With High BMI? Having a high BMI correlates with a higher risk for conditions including:-cardiovascular disease -high blood pressure -osteoarthritis -some cancers -diabetesBut there’s a limit to how useful the BMI is in telling you about the ...