Motivation Strategies

Use Measurements Besides the Scale

What's So Motivating About Numbers Anyway?


Take some of these regular measurements to stay motivated, even if the scale isn’t moving:

Body Measures – dress size, waist-to-hip ratio, neck, arms, fitting into favorite clothes
Performance – more endurance during exercise, doing them at a higher level, jumping higher, walking longer, running faster, playing a sport better
General Feeling – rate energy level, rate attitude and outlook, track how often you feel very sleepy during the day, rate your confidence level
Health – blood pressure, cholesterol level, blood sugar level
Intangibles – how you look, compliments you receive, how others respond to you

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