So you want to lose weight in 2019…
Oh howdy! We’re going to go forward and guess that you’re right here as a result of Christmas is over and you’ve come into January stumbling and squinting into the sunshine: yep, you’ve eaten approach too many mince pies and you’re having to do some hardcore arithmetic to determine how many drinks you had as you noticed in the New Year.
Whether you’re persevering with your journey from final 12 months or making your very first New Year’s decision to lose weight, we want to give you an enormous fist pump.
Find how you’re going to do it
There are one million methods to lose weight, and we’re not right here to inform you which methods are the perfect* as a result of what works for one man may not work for the following. The secret to discovering a approach of shedding weight that works for you is to discover one thing you can dwell with. Is clear consuming a great way of shedding weight? Sure, but when a kale smoothie is your concept of hell you’ll be operating again to your previous methods earlier than you can say ‘Rustlers’. Find one thing that works along with your life and it’s a lot seemingly that you’ll stick to it.
You can discover our information to common diets right here, and if you don’t know the place to begin, take a look at this information which can suggest a weight loss program to you based mostly on what you want from it.
* though what we will say is that capsules, wraps and magic potions don’t work. No exceptions.
Having assist round you is important when you’re making an attempt to make main way of life adjustments. Losing weight and reworking the best way you take a look at food is exhausting sufficient because it is with out folks round you doing their greatest to deliver you down. If you discover that your mates aren’t fairly as eager as you are about you making an attempt to make an actual change your health in 2019, it’s nearly actually not private. We all do it – seeing folks making constructive adjustments makes us flip inward to take a look at how we’re doing, and if you’re dissatisfied with that, nicely, some folks cope with this in unhelpful methods. Read extra about why your mates don’t want you to lose weight here. So, armchair psychology out of the best way – you want a constructive assist community.
Or if you don’t fancy getting on the market simply but, be part of the MAN v FAT discussion board to get assist from the consolation of your couch. It’s a bustling place stuffed with males making an attempt to lose weight and whether or not you want to shout about your achievements, get recommendation or simply have a moan about how unfair it is that you can’t simply maintain consuming complete packets of biscuits each evening, you’ll discover a heat welcome there.
Join your native MAN v FAT Football league
If you’re in the UK or Australia, like soccer, and want to lose some weight, then MAN v FAT Football (or MAN v FAT Soccer if you’re down below) can be proper up your alley. 14 weeks of footie with males who all have the identical purpose of shedding weight and getting healthy. The leagues are distinctive as a result of solely males with a BMI of over 27.5 can be part of*, and matches are determined based mostly on objectives scored on the pitch plus bonus objectives scored by shedding weight. The leagues are formally endorsed by the FA and we’re partnered with Sport England in addition to councils, soccer golf equipment and neighborhood initiatives all throughout the nation. Head to the MAN v FAT Football site to enroll, or if you’re in Australia you can be part of MAN v FAT Soccer in Perth here.
* if you get below this whereas a member, there is a upkeep program so you can proceed to play – we received’t simply turf you out!
We’re throughout social media – you can discover us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and even Pinterest. We share what’s occurring in the MVF world, information from the MAN v FAT Football leagues, recipes, tips, information, foolish issues and extra, and if you’re making an attempt to lose weight in 2019, we want to hear how it’s going! Keep us up to date like you’re our auntie who has solely simply found Facebook.
Say goodbye to 2018
If you had an excellent 12 months in 2018 and made good weight loss progress, nicely accomplished – we take our hats off to you! You’re doing an amazing job and simply want to maintain going this 12 months.
But if you had a foul 12 months in 2018 and it’s taking part in in your thoughts, right here’s an excellent probability to overlook about it and go away it in the previous. You can’t change the previous, however you can change what occurs from right here on – if you spend your time fretting about issues you did or didn’t do (instance: I did eat approach an excessive amount of, and I didn’t lose that 6 stone I promised myself on New Year’s Day 2018) you’ll by no means make any progress as a result of you’ll simply be caught. So – deep breath – let it go and concentrate on making this 12 months the perfect 12 months you can.
Got a New Year’s decision to lose weight? Good luck – we’re behind you 100%! Let us know how you’re getting on over on the discussion board.