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Weight Loss Not Working? Lose Pounds By Avoiding These Mistakes

Jul 31, 2008
It is not that we don't try and lose pounds to look better and feel healthier, but we make the commitments to lose weight and then nothing happens.

Diets make us crave the things we shouldn't have, even though they may be healthy, but you end up feeling miserable and hungry.

But, do not despair; you can lose weight if you know what mistakes to avoid.

1. Avoid Crash Diets

One of the biggest mistakes people make is looking for short term results they can derive from crash diets.

Every year thousands of men and women follow these diets, hoping that they will lose weight quickly.

Most people put back all the weight, with interest, because these diets are not sustainable.

2. Do not obsess about the diet

Another mistake people make is spending time on thinking about being on a diet.

This can cause you to think more about food and that is one of the last things you want to dwell upon when you are trying to lose weight.

3. Doing Some Form of Exercise

Love it or hate it, it has a big role to play in weight loss. If you really want to lose weight you can't just reduce your calorie intake. Even though this is important, exercise is the trigger to burning calories.

Find aerobic exercises you like, it will make a difference and your body will burn calories a lot faster.

4. Don't expect big results too soon

You will have to give the diet some time to start working, it's a big mistake thinking that you will see results from the beginning.

A lot of people set unrealistic goals for themselves and if they do not reach those goal during the first week, they will get upset with themselves and throw in the towel.
About the Author
Fed up of going on diets and not seeing the results that you wanted? Roland du Preez has a informative Free Guide that will show you the ins-and-outs of permanent weight loss. For more information you can visit his site at http://www.fatloss.4smartsurfers.com
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