Benefits Of Joining A Weight Management Group
Are you thinking about joining a weight management group to lose weight? Perhaps you’ve been told that you need to lose weight for your own health and wellness. Maybe you want your clothes to fit better or to feel more confident in a swimsuit. Whatever the reason, you may be more likely to reach your weight loss goals when you join a weight management group.
If you’ve struggled to lose weight in the past or you’ve tried other weight loss programs without success, consider the benefits of joining a weight management group.
Higher Chance of Reaching Your Goals
Numerous studies have shown that people who participate in weight management groups are more likely to reach their goals than those who attempt to lose weight alone. A group provides encouragement and accountability through regular meetings. Some weight loss groups meet in person, others meet online through video conferencing, and some check in with each other using text or messaging apps. Find a group that fits your needs for a better chance of success.
Keep the Weight Off for the Long Term
Losing weight is only part of the battle toward better health and wellness. Keeping the weight off and maintaining the results you got from your efforts is more likely when you are part of a weight loss group. It helps to keep in touch with the members of your group or keep meeting as a group regularly to support each other. With group support you are less likely to gain the weight back by regressing to old habits.
Emotional Support From Others
Unhealthy habits are often tied to emotions. Support from others with similar struggles can provide the emotional support you need to quit unhealthy habits such as overeating and stress eating. When you’re feeling down and don’t want to exercise, talking to a friend from your weight management group can help you feel more motivated to overcome negative emotions and thought patterns.
Call the Weight and Wellness Institute
If you have decided you’re ready for a change, call our Cranston, RI office at 401-895-9937 to schedule a consultation to start your weight loss journey.