Having grounded expectations helps manage risk, which prevents you from making emotional decisions due to natural weight fluctuations.
We’ve all been frustrated after putting in so much effort and not getting the expected result. Either we’re not losing any weight or we’re not losing it fast enough.
What’s interesting is the number of times I’ve worked with clients who have been upset by a “measly” 2lb weight loss each week for 4 straight weeks, while other clients are absolutely thrilled at their 1lb loss this week.
It just goes to show you how perspective and expectations are individual. How we see the world, or in this case our weight loss journey, influences the actions we take (or don’t take).
How Fast Should You Lose Weight?
There seems to be a standard floating around of 1-2lbs per week. Wouldn’t it be great if this benchmark played out in reality?
That would be 52-104lbs of weight… Continue Reading