Step 4: Start Living the Weight Maintenance Lifestyle

Welcome to Step 4 of the Maintain Weight Forever cycle. This section is all about living the weight maintenance lifestyle. Of course we’re gonna celebrate meeting your goal, but you can’t party too hard. You have to keep an eye on your weight or you’ll end up back at square one.

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This section covers the following areas:

Meeting Your Weight Loss Goal
Living in Weight Maintenance Mode
Watch Your Weight Forever
Fat Clothes, Fit Clothes

This is the section you’ll be referring back to throughout your weight maintenance journey. Here is everything you need to maintain your weight forever. I suggest that you reread most of these articles at least once a month. It won’t take very long, and it’s worth it. Don’t ever forget where you’re coming from or you’ll end up going back.



Meeting Your Weight Loss Goal

Congratulations! You did it. You’ve accomplished something many weight losers only dream of. You’ve pushed through so many boundaries to achieve a healthy weight and lead a weight maintenance lifestyle. You should be proud of yourself. Just remember that this isn’t the end. You’re beginning the next chapter in your fitness journey. Where weight loss ends weight maintenance begins.

Goal WeightCongratulations!

10 Things To Do At Your Goal WeightShopping, inspiration and more!

Living in Weight Maintenance Mode

Yes, forever. Weight loss doesn’t last very long in the grand scheme of things. Only a few weeks, months or years. In contrast, weight maintenance is meant to last the rest of your life. That’s why most people struggle to maintain. Eventually they forget all those good healthy lifestyle habits and go back to their old ways. Use this section as motivation to keep maintaining for life.

Maintain Motivation to Maintain WeightStart right now!

Maintain Your Weight Loss for a Day, Not ForeverMakes maintenance much easier!

The Top Secret Weight Maintenance ProblemYou’ve got to read this!

Should You Try Intuitive Eating? – Take this test to find out!



Watch Your Weight Forever

As long as you keep an eye on your weight, it’s possible to maintain forever. I believe the number one reason people start regaining is not tracking their weight. You can track on the scale, with a measuring tape, using figure-hugging clothes, or by taking pictures of yourself regularly. Pick the tracking method you prefer — choose at least one — and be consistent. By keeping an eye on your weight and size, you can nip any relapse or regain in the bud early on.

How Often Should You Weigh Yourself?The answer might surprise you!

Fat Clothes, Fit Clothes

One of the best things about meeting your weight loss goal is buying a new wardrobe. Buying clothes is a lot more fun when you can fit into whatever you want. There are entire stores where you couldn’t shop because the clothes were too small. The following articles address all those clothes problems you might have once you meet your goal weight.

Should I Keep My Fat Clothes?Yes or no? Find out now!

3 Ways to Upgrade Your Wardrobe on a BudgetGet started today!

You’ve reached the end of Step 4. Great job!

You’ve worked very hard through Step 1, Step 2, Step 3 and Step 4 to get here. If you need to, feel free to return to Step 3. Remember, you don’t have to commit to weight maintenance just yet if you’re feeling overwhelmed.

When you’re ready, move on to Step 5: Stop Relapse and Regain Before it’s Too Late. Read Step 5 BEFORE you have relapse and regain problems to prevent them from happening in the first place. If you’ve already fallen off the wagon, it’s not too late to get back on track and lead the weight maintenance lifestyle again.