It takes time to lose weight and it does not happen overnight. Depending on your goals, it can take a few months to a year or sometimes a few years to lose weight. It is very often the case that people are highly motivated at the beginning but slowly the motivation to get up early in the morning, exercise regularly and eat quality foods while avoiding junk food goes away. But this does not have to happen.
Motivation tips to lose weight
If you want to successfully, then you have to set yourself very specific goals. How much weight to you exactly want to lose? Do you want to lose weight or do you want to lose fat? How quickly do you want to accomplish your goal? Specific goals have a very powerful effect on your mind and it will keep you motivated, when the going gets tough and it will at some point.
Another very important part to keep you motivated, is to set measurable goals. Obviously it is very important to measure your progress, because otherwise you would never know how fast you are moving forward, or if you are moving forward at all. The best way to get proper feedback is by measuring your body fat percentage and also weighing yourself. If you do that once a week, then you know exactly how much fat you have lost. Yes, you can also look yourself in the mirror, but if you only rely on that, then you may not see the progress.
Lastly, you can set very big goals for yourself, even though they may seem like to good to be true. There is nothing wrong with dreaming. If you have a dream body in your mind, that you want to achieve, then do not hold back. When the going gets though, then having this mental picture of your dream body, will give you the much needed motivation.