Motivations for Losing Weight

You will undoubtedly know your motivations for losing weight, but isn’t it interesting to know what makes people want to take action.

I’ve compiled a list of motivations for losing weight. Some of these may be relevant to you, some may not.

30 Motivational Reasons Why You Should Lose Weight

1- Improve your health and your Morale

2- Fit into those jeans which have been sitting in your wardrobe (unworn) for the last 10 months

3- Get into that bikini for summer

4- Reduced risk of diabetes, arthritis, back pain, blood circulatory problems, and heart conditions

5- Stop feeling embarrassed or worried about whether you will fit into that seat on the bus or train

6- Improve your self-esteem – feel better about yourself and the way you look

7- Not having to put up with doctors/family/friends nagging you to lose weight

8- Buy the clothes you love, love, love! Not just the ones which happen to be in your size (common we all know designers favor slim chicks!)

9- Shaking the ‘all fat people are lazy/bubbly/eat too much’ stereotype

10- Have more energy to play with your kids, dog, cat, hamster, or gerbil (you get the picture)

11- Feel more confident about your body in relationships

12- Your best friend just lost a shed load of weight so now you’re the only ‘big girl/boy’ in your group of friends

Motivations for Losing Weight

13- No more squeezing, contouring the body, breathing in, and fighting with zippers

14- Take on a new pastime like parachuting, abseiling, canoeing, or diving

15- Live your life to the maximum

16- Never feel like you have to justify having excess weight

17- Being asked ‘have you lost weight?’ followed by ‘you look great

18- Be a role model for those struggling to lose weight too

19- Not looking like you are pregnant when you aren’t

20- Create a new photo album with gorgeous pictures of you looking toned, healthy, and sexy

21- Save money on weight loss supplements

22- Genuinely look forward to summer when you can get to show more of your body off

23- Becoming less obsessed about your weight

24- Eat ice cream/cake/cookies/chocolate without feeling guilty

25- Not having to go anywhere near the Plus size range when you go shopping

26- Not secretly feeling like your other half is embarrassed to be seen with you

27- Attract a new boyfriend/girlfriend – let’s face it your physical appearance matters

28- Not having to endure ‘that look’ when you walk into a restaurant

29- When you do finally get to your goal weight, it’s one heck of an achievement!

30- Skinny jeans!It shows the details of your wonderful slim body

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