The battle to lose weight is not easy. Many factors can contribute to weight loss or weight gain. Your age, gender and daily lifestyle all play an important role in your body's ability to lose weight. Remember that while trying to lose weight, your trying to build a new lifestyle, so you have to be patient and learn to enjoy the process.
STEP 1: The first step in losing weight is understanding your body and learn why you may have gained excess weight to begin with. Start by looking at factors such as your genetics, your diet and the daily life you live. Analyze your eating patterns, times and habits and learn where you can break bad habits.
STEP 2: Target a goal. Start by picking a realistic goal for the amount of weight you want to lose and a time frame to achieve your weight loss goal. Sometimes it may help by breaking down your goal into smaller sub-goals to help you achieve results faster. By achieving these smaller goals, your mind will stay focused longer and it will be easier for you to stick with your plan.
STEP 3. Develop a plan. "Failure to plan is planning to fail". It's important to develop a healthy eating plan and exercise routine. Your plan should fit your lifestyle and be fit for your lifestyle.