For just about any activity or endeavor you can think of, there is a right way and a wrong way to go about it. That certainly holds true where dieting and weight loss are concerned because even the tiniest of mistakes can deal a significant blow to weight loss efforts and possibly derail the whole plan. While it’s important to acknowledge that everyone is different when it comes to weight loss, there are some “Golden Rules” that everyone should abide by. There are thousands of diet plans out there to choose from but no matter which one you decide to try, these universal rules will serve you well.
1. Use Willpower
Without at least some willpower, weight loss efforts are doomed to failure. Everyone struggles to force themselves to exercise when they would rather just sit in front of the TV or has trouble passing by the sweets aisle in the supermarket. Sure, a bit of cheating is bound to happen once in a while, but willpower can help you prevent a little cheating from becoming a full-blown pig out session. Maintaining your willpower is one of the toughest things to do while dieting but it’s also your most valuable and effective ally.