Weight Loss Goal Of. When trying to lose weight, you likely have some type of goal in mind. Maybe you want to work on improving your diet, getting more active, or drinking more water.
Children get active outside the McPhaul Child Development Lab. (Photo by Andrew Davis Tucker/UGA) New study shows kids' physical fitness is more important than BMI. Goals can help you work toward a healthier lifestyle. Though this strategy might feel like old news, it's highly applicable to setting a weight-loss goal you can actually achieve, and more importantly, sustain for the long term.
Research shows the most successful goals are SMART — specific, measureable, achievable, realistic and timely.
We are the masters of procrastination when it comes to going to the gym.
But do you really know what's realistic? Durable weight loss takes time, lengthy effort and a lifelong commitment, so make sure that you are willing to make lasting changes and that you do it for reasonable reasons. Try these steps for creating weight loss goals that help you stay focused and motivated.