6 Simple steps to lose weight

These aren’t just 6 steps to lose weight … these are 6 simple steps to achieve ANY goal that you have.

If you want to:

  • Renovate your house.
  • Start a business.
  • Get a PhD.
  • Run a marathon…

ANY goal that you have, follow these 6 steps and you will get there.

Here’s a 20 min live video where I explain all:

Or if you’d you’d prefer the brief version, keep reading…

The first thing you need to do is break down your big goal into its component parts.

For instance to lose weight we must:

  1. Eat a balanced / portion controlled diet.
  2. Drink at least 2 litres of water per day.
  3. Get sufficient sleep.
  4. Exercise daily.

please watch the video for a further explanation of this

Then we need to take each of those component parts and determine what we need to do DAILY to achieve each of them.

“If you have good habits, then all you need is patience.”

For the purpose of this blog we’re going to use the component part of exercising daily, and more specifically a 10 min core workout that my members get each week on our SBF Challenge.

So, let’s get into the 6 Simple Steps you need to take to make sure you’re completing your core workout daily:

1. Start small

  • Don’t focus on your long term goal of losing weight, focus on achieving your daily habit of doing the core workout.
  • Don’t rely on motivation – this often comes AFTER we take action. Rely on your discipline and routine.

2. Make it easy

  • Plan to do the daily habit eg. your core workout when you are most motivated (for me this is always first thing in the morning).
  • Prepare for success – Have your mat already set out so you are reminded to do your core workout when you walk past the living room. Have the workout video downloaded and ready to get started at the push of a button etc.

3. Make it achievable

  • Set a minimum standard for your daily habit eg. 5 mins of the core workout or just the level 1 options and everything beyond that is a bonus.
  • Don’t set unrealistic standards and then be disappointed when you don’t achieve them.

4. Reward your behaviour

  • We repeat behaviour that is rewarded – set up a reward system to follow immediately after completing your daily habit!
  • eg. SBF Habit tracker – tick in the box, morning coffee, scroll through social media etc.

5. Never miss twice

  • Never!
  • If you miss once, analyse why and then solve the problem so it doesn’t happen again.

6. Evaluate

  • Don’t evaluate your big goal – we already know that will be achieved if you complete the daily habits that form the component parts.
  • Evaluate the success of each daily habit and then modify each of the 6 steps accordingly. It will take some trial and error to find what works best for you.

Remember: Focus on your daily habits NOT your long term goal!

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