Maintain your current weight within 5 pounds.
Set a goal of losing 5-10% of your current weight.
This can significantly reduce your risk for (or improve your current condition of): type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and coronary artery disease.
Maintain your 5-10% weight loss within 5 lbs.
It is crucial to set small, gradual, and realistic weight-loss goals on your journey to permanent weight loss.
Continue to set weight loss goals in 5-10% increments until you reach your goal weight.
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FitnessforWeightLoss.com was created by Stephanie Averkamp, a recognized health and fitness professional and sole-author of the content on this website. Stephanie's approach to weight loss emphasizes making small, realistic, and permanent lifestyle changes. Read more...
Our Approach: Short-term solutions (like dieting) are unrealistic and ineffective because at some point they end. As soon as a diet or program ends, so do the results. Permanent weight loss is a journey; it's not a race or competition and there is no finish line. Read more...