Oh whats up! We’re going to go forward and guess that you’re right here as a result of Christmas is over and you’ve come into January stumbling and squinting into the sunshine: yep, you’ve eaten approach too many mince pies and you’re having to do some hardcore arithmetic to work out how many drinks you had as you noticed in the New Year.
Whether you’re persevering with your journey from final 12 months or making your very first New Year’s decision to lose weight, we want to give you a giant fist pump.
Find how you’re going to do it
There are 1,000,000 methods to lose weight, and we’re not right here to inform you which methods are the most effective* as a result of what works for one man won’t work for the subsequent. The secret to discovering a approach of shedding weight that works for you is to discover one thing you can reside with. Is clear consuming a great way of shedding weight? Sure, but when a kale smoothie is your thought of hell you’ll be working again to your previous methods earlier than you can say ‘Rustlers’. Find one thing that works together with your life and it’s a lot probably that you’ll stick to it.
You can discover our information to common diets right here, and if you don’t know the place to begin, take a look at this information which is able to advocate a weight-reduction plan to you based mostly on what you want from it.
* though what we will say is that drugs, wraps and magic potions don’t work. No exceptions.
Having help round you is important when you’re attempting to make main life-style adjustments. Losing weight and remodeling the best way you have a look at meals is laborious sufficient because it is with out individuals round you doing their finest to convey you down. If you discover that your mates aren’t fairly as eager as you are about you trying to make an actual change your well being in 2019, it’s nearly definitely not private. We all do it – seeing individuals making optimistic adjustments makes us flip inward to have a look at how we’re doing, and if you’re dissatisfied with that, effectively, some individuals cope with this in unhelpful methods. Read extra about why your mates don’t want you to lose weight right here. So, armchair psychology out of the best way – you want a optimistic help community.
Join the health club, your native Parkrun, a rambling group, a biking group, your native MAN v FAT Football league or discover a kickabout close to you.
Or if you don’t fancy getting on the market simply but, be part of the MAN v FAT discussion board to get help from the consolation of your couch. It’s a bustling place filled with males attempting to lose weight and whether or not you want to shout about your achievements, get recommendation or simply have a moan about how unfair it is that you can’t simply hold consuming entire packets of biscuits each night time, you’ll discover a heat welcome there.
Join your native MAN v FAT Football league
If you’re in the UK or Australia, like soccer, and want to lose some weight, then MAN v FAT Football (or MAN v FAT Soccer if you’re down beneath) will likely be proper up your alley. 14 weeks of footie with males who all have the identical aim of shedding weight and getting wholesome. The leagues are distinctive as a result of solely males with a BMI of over 27.5 can be part of*, and matches are determined based mostly on targets scored on the pitch plus bonus targets scored by shedding weight. The leagues are formally endorsed by the FA and we’re partnered with Sport England in addition to councils, soccer golf equipment and neighborhood initiatives all throughout the nation. Head to the MAN v FAT Football website to enroll, or if you’re in Australia you can be part of MAN v FAT Soccer in Perth right here.
* if you get beneath this whereas a member, there is a upkeep program so you can proceed to play – we gained’t simply turf you out!
We’re throughout social media – you can discover us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and even Pinterest. We share what’s occurring in the MVF world, information from the MAN v FAT Football leagues, recipes, ideas, information, foolish issues and extra, and if you’re attempting to lose weight in 2019, we want to hear how it’s going! Keep us up to date like you’re our auntie who has solely simply found Facebook.
Say goodbye to 2018
If you had a very good 12 months in 2018 and made good weight loss progress, effectively finished – we take our hats off to you! You’re doing an awesome job and simply want to hold going this 12 months.
But if you had a nasty 12 months in 2018 and it’s enjoying in your thoughts, right here’s an excellent likelihood to neglect about it and go away it in the previous. You can’t change the previous, however you can change what occurs from right here on – if you spend your time fretting about issues you did or didn’t do (instance: I did eat approach an excessive amount of, and I didn’t lose that 6 stone I promised myself on New Year’s Day 2018) you’ll by no means make any progress as a result of you’ll simply be caught. So – deep breath – let it go and deal with making this 12 months the most effective 12 months you can.
Got a New Year’s decision to lose weight? Good luck – we’re behind you 100%! Let us know how you’re getting on over on the discussion board.