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Weight Maintenance Secrets

The best tips and advice for life after weight loss. If you do not have a weight-loss goal, how do you maintain a healthy weight?

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What everyone should know about maintenance

How to maintain for life. No more going back and starting over.

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JUST DO IT

I had a surgery in which I almost lost my life. I just decided to work out one day. Then I change it up. For a few months I did wii, then crunchless abs, rowing, then belly dancing, then swimming, treadmill, p90x, military training. I figured out how to change utube vids into mp3s and have a bunch o...

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Gel clings on frig: track each week you stay within 3 lbs. of goal weight

Each Monday, I weigh myself to verify that I am within 3 lbs. of my goal weight. If I'm successful, I "reward" myself by putting a gel cling on the frig underneath my written New Year's Resolution to "Stay Svelte ( less than125 lbs.)

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Choose sleep over night time snacking

Sleep is an important part of wellness and with wellness comes weight control. So I try to go to sleep at a reasonable time rather than stay up and watch television and end up snacking. So sleep over snack is my evening time advice!!

Cheers from Canada,
Maggie

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Beauty

When i get a craving, I try to go do something that would benefit me such as polish my nails or try different eye shadows. This usually takes time and I forget about my craving.

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Tracking

I use the tracking page, it helps me see what I should eat more of or less(desserts)

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Balance

Having the right balance of food intake plus excersise helps keep everything under control.

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When I want to chew

Sometimes when I need to chew, I just stick a piece of sugar free gum in my mouth and that helps with food cravings. A good one to pick, Dentene Ice.

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EAT MORE, WORK OUT LESS

I have found since reaching my goal weight of 125, that if you add more protein, work out with weights at least 3 times per week and get aerobics in (30 minutes) two to three times per week, get 6 to 8 glasses of water, and increase your calories to somewhere between 1500 and 1800 and meet your prot...

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How To Drink Water

I drink my water as the first and the last drink of my day. I also drink it with every meal to get my 8 or more glasses in per day!

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