Sunday, 6 March 2011

Motivational Weight Loss Quotes


In today's post I would like to list my Top 20 motivational weight loss quotes of all time. You might wonder how a few quotes could possibly help you on your weight loss journey but I believe that sometimes all you need is a little inspiration from people who started where you are now and have reached their ideal weight.


 In this way, your mind is stretched to the possibility that it is achievable and this belief is essential throughout the weight loss process (since every one of your goals begins in the mind...)
 

                                                                                                                                                                                 In reality, you might have all the tools and products in the world to help you reach your weight loss goals but without personal motivation and determination, you'll find it very difficult to achieve lasting results.
The motivational weight loss quotes that I've carefully selected for you are by some of my idols, not just famous people but also writers who have a deeper understanding of nutrition and can give you a higher quality of genuine advice. In fact, when I scoured the internet for quotes, I uncovered some seriously weird food advice. Just for fun, here's one that I thought was exceptionally dumb if not blatently obvious - 

"Food is an important part of a balanced diet".
- Advice from Fran Lebowitz, US writer

So now that we know we should really be eating 'food' as part of our lifestyle, let's take a look at the top 20 motivational quotes from people who have lost weight and know how to keep it off.


Top 20 Motivational Weightloss Quotes 

1. "Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice."   ~Motivational weight loss quote from Wayne Dyer

2."When friends tell you how awesome you look, drop the "I still have more to go" crap.  You worked hard and you deserve the compliment!"  ~Jillian Michaels

3. "The one way to get thin is to re-establish a purpose in life."  ~Cyril Connolly, The Unquiet Grave

4. "If nature had intended our skeletons to be visible it would have put them on the outside of our bodies."  ~Elmer Rice

5. "Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us."  ~Peter De Vries

6."Aim for success not perfection... Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person. " 
~ Dr. David Burns  

7. "The greatest thing you have is the 24 hours in front
of you.The past is gone; the future is distant.Today you CAN succeed. Set a goal you can achieve in the next 24 hours." 

8."I lost weight by walking. I changed my lifestyle. I gave up fried foods, cut back on starches and red meat. I had to start taking vitamins and slowly get into a regular exercise routine." (Celeb Al Roker on his weightloss)

9. “If we can get you to focus on just 10 pounds of weight loss, if we can educate you, motivate you, get you moving . . . get you eating a better diet plan . . . we can show you that can do anything you want, achieve whatever weight loss you desire— whether it be 140 or 14 pounds,” ~ Dr. Oz 

10.“Water is a great weight loss help! It fills you up. I mean, it’s the simplest thing you can ever think of, but I drink at least one and a half to two liters a day. I always just keep a big bottle by me and that way I can monitor how much I drink." ~ Padma Lakshmi

11.“My weight was a symptom and not the problem, I used food to soothe and reward and I don’t do that anymore.” Wynonna Judd

12. “I haven’t cut off pizza from my diet plan,” she says. “I just limit myself to two pieces once a month so that I don’t completely have to give it up from my weight loss diet plan.” (TV Star Jenna Keown)

13. "Place a picture of someone that looks like what you want to look like when you reach your weight loss and fitness goal somewhere nearby. However, be sure to keep it realistic to your own body type. This is a visual reminder of what the end result of your fitness and weight loss program will be, helping to keep you motivated." ~ Jackie Warner 

14. "Stop yourself from bashing your body when you look in the mirror so that you do not hold yourself back from achieving your weight loss and fitness goal or being satisfied once you reach it. “Say to yourself–out loud–to ‘Stop it’.” ~ Jackie Warner

15. "Every week, have an ‘enjoyable’ fitness exercise session such as cycling, dancing, swimming, running or yoga exercise, in addition to your daily fitness exercise program. ~Nicole Kidman

16. "Without exercise, I feel like my head doesn’t work right. I just feel better when I work out. I do sit-ups, push-ups and jogging. I think the body is a beautiful thing, and you should take care of it. Whether it’s going for a run, dancing or loving, my rule is break one sweat a day.” ~Matthew McConaghy

17. “I had a healthy weight loss which was a diet plan that’s all about portion control, healthy choices and not mixing proteins and carbs in the same meal because they digest differently.” ~ Kenda Wilkinson

18. "Cook your own food... it’s easy. When you cook, you control the salt, fat and quality of your food. ~ Rachel Ray (famous weightloss icon)

19. “Weight-loss begins with a goal. If you don’t set a weight-loss goal then you won’t be able to reach it. That’s why I’m realistic and set my goals in increments of five-pound losses. This way, my goals are easily met!” ~ Vince Lombardi
20. "No matter who you are, no matter what you do, you absolutely, positively do have the power to change."~Bill Phillips

If you take anything from these motivational weightloss quotes then at least let it be this - With a bit of will power, a change of attitude and a healthier attitude to food, you CAN and WILL achieve your weight loss goals. The only thing that is stopping you... is knowing it.



If you need ways to eat better without sacrificing the taste, check out my favourite Mediterranean diet cookbook here -  Mediterranean Recipes 

Good Luck,
Cherie   


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