Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Secrets of Success

< Secrets of Success Main Page    Submit a Secret

Allow Wiggle Room In Your Diet On The Weekends.

38

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!

Allowing yourself "weekends off" when it comes to dieting can help motivate you to eat extremely healthy for five days of the week--when you restrict yourself to only allowing your treats on weekends, it reduces the temptation to give in "just this once" the rest of the time. In addition, when the obligation of strict eating is loosened on the weekends, the temptation to give up on the diet or be fed up and binge is greatly reduced.

MORE INFORMATION:
"Weekends off" doesn't mean it's a free-for-all! Stick to your lifestyle change, but allow yourself one or two guilt-free snacks or drinks; you'll find your treats are much more satisfying when you make them special and force yourself to wait for them.
- Submitted by RUBYSATURNA 6/2/2011 in Weight Loss | 0 Comments
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

RUBYSATURNA's Other Secrets of Success

  • No Other Secrets of Success

Popular Weight Loss Secrets

Member Comments


Be the First to Add Your Comment


Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.

Related Secrets

Diet Resources: nutrition for the elderly diet | elderly nutrition programs | journal of nutrition for the elderly