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How does one muster up the discipline to follow a strict diet and exercise regiment?
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Dr. Fernando Garcia
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Diet
In my experience people tend to be goal oriented.
If you look for a goal that is barely achievable by you and create, or have someone create a plan for you(including diet and exercise), you are more likely to be successful. Don't fall into the "all or nothing" trap. Completely giving up if you have a misstep along the way. It is a lifestyle change that needs to take place. Not a temporary diet.

In brief: Diet
In my experience people tend to be goal oriented.
If you look for a goal that is barely achievable by you and create, or have someone create a plan for you(including diet and exercise), you are more likely to be successful. Don't fall into the "all or nothing" trap. Completely giving up if you have a misstep along the way. It is a lifestyle change that needs to take place. Not a temporary diet.
Dr. Fernando Garcia
Dr. Fernando Garcia
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Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Forget it
There is no need to follow strict discipline to lose weight; it could work for he shortterm-a couple of weeks--bit it won't work for the long term! satiety iis governed chemicaly by your body.
Deprivation of food will only make the situation worse. Seek out the knowledge of a physician knowledgeable in medical weight management. They can help you. You are not alone.!

In brief: Forget it
There is no need to follow strict discipline to lose weight; it could work for he shortterm-a couple of weeks--bit it won't work for the long term! satiety iis governed chemicaly by your body.
Deprivation of food will only make the situation worse. Seek out the knowledge of a physician knowledgeable in medical weight management. They can help you. You are not alone.!
Dr. Marci Dietrich
Dr. Marci Dietrich
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Dr. Rick Kirschner
General Practice
In brief: Line up motivation
Many people think will power (the ability to force yourself) is the key to making healthy changes.
In fact, it's a matter of clarifying motivation and dealing with hidden variables. When you have good reasons to do what needs to be done, you'll do it. When you have hidden reasons to keep doing what you're doing, bring them to the surface and come up with other options to fulfill those reasons.

In brief: Line up motivation
Many people think will power (the ability to force yourself) is the key to making healthy changes.
In fact, it's a matter of clarifying motivation and dealing with hidden variables. When you have good reasons to do what needs to be done, you'll do it. When you have hidden reasons to keep doing what you're doing, bring them to the surface and come up with other options to fulfill those reasons.
Dr. Rick Kirschner
Dr. Rick Kirschner
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