EP. #61: Why Losing Weight for a Big Event is the Wrong Approach

Why Losing Weight for a Big Event is the Wrong Approach | Weight Loss for Foodies Podcast

Have you ever decided to lose weight because a big event was coming?

You’re getting married.

Your high school reunion is a few months away.

Or maybe you’re going to the Caribbean or the beach and can’t avoid putting on a swimsuit.

You want to look your best, so you decide something like, “I need to lose 20 pounds--FAST!”

Then you start some kind of quick-fix diet. You know, like the ones you’ve tried a million times before that haven’t worked.

Maybe you think, “I’ll just cut out carbs for the next few months! I can do that!”

Or “I’ll do Whole 30!”

Losing weight for a big event is a lousy motivator though, and that’s why it rarely works.

Why waste your time and energy losing weight temporarily, especially when yo-yo dieting is unhealthy? 

Listen to learn the importance of motivation and commitment in your weight loss effort, and how to get motivated to succeed over the long term.


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About the Author Shari Broder

I'm passionate about helping foodies learn how to drop their excess weight for good without dieting. I help you discover what is really causing your weight problem (it isn't that you love food!), and teach you how to enjoy the foods you love while permanently losing your desire to overeat. I'd love to teach my method to you! I’m also a gourmet cook and baker who struggled with my weight for 40 years before discovering the secret of how to stop emotional eating and overeating. I am a certified life coach, arbitrator and mediator, and I live on the coast of Maine.

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