3 Best Weight Loss Tricks You’ve Never Tried

By K. Aleisha Fetters |

These mental strategies will help you shed pounds the right way.

mental strategies for weight loss

The secret to losing weight is to—say it with us—eat less and move more. If only it were that simple.

True, trimming calories and taking a few extra laps around the park will help you tighten your belt. But for sustainable weight loss, you have to get your mind in the game too.

Attitude is everything, says Layne Nordquist, C.P.T., an area director and master trainer at VASA Fitness in Denver. No matter how many chips you leave in the bag or extra steps you walk, the number on the scale won’t budge much if you haven’t also made changes to your mindset.

The way you mentally approach weight loss is one of the biggest factors that determines success, Nordquist says. Here are three strategies that will help you see lasting results.

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