My #1 tip for dieters; AtLarge Nutrition Sale!
There are several components that make up any proper fat loss program: sound diet, exercise, dedication, determination and consistency (just to name a few). All of those things are, in my opinion, extremely important to success.
I’m often asked what my #1 transformation or fat loss tip is. Some are surprised that it doesn’t involve any of the things I just listed. So, then, what it is?
GO PUBLIC WITH YOUR GOALS.
In addition to my own personal experience in this area, over the past 12 years I’ve corresponded with thousands of dieters and would-be dieters. The vast majority of those who were successful have one thing in common: they told everyone around them what their goals were, and they maintained a public forum journal (the JSF Forum is a great place to do this), and/or they began a web site or blog. In my case, I did all of these things.
Taking your fat loss program public is one of the most powerful tools you have at your disposal. This is for two primary reasons: support and accountability.
I’ll give you a very recent personal example…
Over the course of my 2015 maintenance program I allowed my weight to slowly creep up. While my body fat level was still acceptable (around 10% towards the end), the added weight was affecting my cycling performance. Lamenting that fact, I stated over and over in my Sunday progress reports that I was going to try to “drop a few pounds”. The problem with that was the ambiguity. Even though I was blogging about it, I didn’t have a firm goal to which I was going to hold myself publicly accountable. Predictably, my scale weight remained stagnant.
So, this week I started a “formal” cut with a clearly defined plan and goal. Now that I’ve made those things known to everyone around me (in real life and online), public accountability has become a driving force. I’m a man of my word, and so when I tell someone that I’m going to do something it gets done. If I tell a bunch of people I’m going to do something, the compulsion is even stronger.
In other news, longtime JSF Sponsor AtLarge Nutrition has a killer sale going through Friday! Here’s the low-down:
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How to use the combo:
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RESULTS 2.0 – 1 serving post-workout and 1 serving with a meal on off days
BCAA+ – 1 serving about 40 minutes before training