Weight-loss setbacks happen. Expect it and accept it. Then keep going!

Everyone may experience a few setbacks at some stage during their weight-loss journey. Do not allow yourself to be demotivated and feel like a failure. Get over the setback, pick yourself up, and get back on track.

Some common examples of weight-loss setbacks

Common examples of setbacks may include overindulging and not keeping to portion size – whether it is meal or snack based – and skipping workout routines due to laziness. Do you often fall prey to either of these two reasons?

If you do, note that you are not alone. It happens to everybody at some stage or another. Do not allow it to demotivate you and make you stop the weight-loss journey. Take charge and keep going.

Remember that there are people who can guide and help you along the way if you need professional advice.

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Get a physical trainer

If you do not know where to start or how to put a suitable workout routine together for yourself, seek the assistance of a physical trainer. There may be many available at your local gym.

See a dietitian

If you need help in creating a diet plan of healthy and balanced meals, seek the help of a dietitian.

Consult your doctor

Always remember to consult with your doctor before starting any new exercise regime or making intense changes to your eating plan – especially if you suffer from any medical conditions.

Get support

Having a group of people, whether it is family or friends, to support you on your weight-loss journey, can help you to get there faster! Stay connected with supportive people and look forward to your newfound weight!

While All4Women endeavours to ensure health articles are based on scientific research, health articles should not be considered as a replacement for professional medical advice. Should you have concerns related to this content, it is advised that you discuss them with your personal healthcare provider.