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Weight Loss

From the effects of the hormone cortisol to the role of genetics in weight loss, this category is packed with everything that you need to know about losing weight the healthy way.

Motivation to Lose Weight

Motivation to Lose Weight

When your diet plan isn’t working, sometimes you just need a little motivation to lose weight. Easier said, than done though, right? It doesn’t have to be with these really easy tips for an extra boost of motivation to lose weight.

Shift your focus

Too often we allow ourselves to feel overwhelmed by the numbers on a scale or even the task of working out itself. Feeling this way is a really quick way to zap your motivation to lose weight. Instead of focusing on what you don’t like, concentrate on your mood after you work out or eat a healthy meal.

A Pennsylvania State University study tracked the daily activities of 190 college students who were asked to journal the amount and level of physical activity they got in their free time, the amount and quality of sleep they got each night and their overall mental states. This went on for 8 days. The study found that people who are more physically active have more pleasant-activated feelings than people who are less active. Here is proof. Don't skip your workout!

Have a plan

Even though you’re having an off day, it’s still important to power through. Weight loss is always easier with a goal and a plan. Treat it like a business objective because after all, you wouldn’t let down your client. Once you know exactly what you want to achieve, create a monthly plan of action with realistic and specific goals like eating healthy, properly portioned meals or hitting the gym 5 times a week.

Hang up your motivation to lose weight

Whether it’s your favorite dress, ladies or your favorite shirt to go out in, men—putting a special piece on display from your wardrobe is a great motivator to lose weight. Visualize yourself wearing it every time you don’t feel like going to the gym or every time you crave something fattening that will hinder your diet. So often people want to look like a celebrity that’s been sculpting their bodies for years, but using your own piece of clothing is a much more realistic goal to achieve.

Eating healthy food

Eating healthy is the first step to practicing a healthy lifestyle and a great way to lose weight. Have you ever heard the saying, “You are what you eat?” Well, it’s true. You’ll feel better if you eat food that’s good for your body.

However, sometimes it can be hard to find a balance and go to the grocery store, select healthy recipes and cook wholesome meals and still find time to do everything else on your to-do list. We understand that and we’re here to help.

With bistroMD, you won’t have to sacrifice taste for nutrition either. We have a customizable menu and over 200 delicious recipes so you won’t have a problem finding something to make your mouth water.

We have a men and a women’s program with the option to receive five-or-seven-days’ worth of healthy meals delivered to your door. The seven day option comes with the My Night feature, your day off from your diet.

The two programs range from $130-$160 and EATS, our essential and tasty snacks are just $1.50 per snack. Women receive two snacks per day and men receive three snacks per day.
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