Approximately 45 million Americans embark on a diet every year, according to the Boston Medical Center. Unfortunately, not many of them last very long. Research analysis published in the journal American Psychologist suggests that the vast majority of people who try to diet will ultimately fail, eventually regaining the weight they've lost—if not more—when they ditch whatever restrictive plan or bad weight-loss tips they've been attempting to adhere to.
Losing weight and successfully keeping it off requires a holistic approach, not some pre-packaged program that's as unpleasant to follow as it is easy to give up on. After all, expensive bottles of juice and pain-inducing fitness programs can only be maintained for so long.
Obviously, this summer is going to be unique to pretty much any one prior because of the coronavirus pandemic. But that doesn't mean you will be confined to your home 24-7. In fact, with the country in the process of reopening, warmer weather rolling in, and fresh produce aplenty, it might just be the season for making weight loss moves—just make sure to practice proper social distancing and other safety guidelines to keep COVID-19 from spreading. Read on to discover 101 weight loss tips that will help you perfect your physique this summer. And if you need some motivation to get active, here are 5 Side Effects of Not Going Outside Enough.