Richard Pollock


If there’s one thing that you need to be doing to help guarantee your success and make sure that you maintain motivation at all times, goal setting is it.

If you neglect to set proper goals, it’s really going to be hard to continue on in the future as you won’t have a clear path of direction in which you’re going. The sad thing is that many people don’t quite know how to set proper goals that will foster a high level of success, so this is something that you need to learn and then take steps to get right.

1. The very first must-do for success with your goal setting is to make sure that you are getting as specific as possible with them. Don’t state that you just want to lose weight, how much weight do you want to lose? Define the goal that you want to reach so that you have a very clear picture in your mind of when it is obtained.

2. The single most effective thing that you can do to prevent weight gain with aging is make sure that you are strength training. Strength training is really going to help to promote a lower body weight as it will not only increase your metabolic rate for hours after you’ve performed it, but it’s also going to help to increase your lean muscle mass, which will then make you resistant to fat gain. Those who have more lean muscle mass on their body have an overall better ability to prevent fat gain as the years pass by. They’re body will better shuttle nutrients towards the muscle cells rather than right into the body fat cells.

3. It’s also a must that you stay as active as possible throughout the day. Keeping active is one of the top things that you can do to boost your daily calorie burn so that you can sustain the same food intake. Most people tend to get less active with age, so if they continue to eat the same, it only makes sense that weight gain would occur. Remember that everything will add up so even if it’s just a little bit here and there, it will help.

4. The last thing that you should be doing to help prevent weight gain with age is assessing your calorie intake. Even if you do everything ‘right’, you will still suffer a slightly reduced metabolic rate as the years go by so it will be important that you are keeping your diet in
check. Simply cutting back on your serving sizes can help you reduce your calorie intake naturally, without having to make any other major changes. Most people come to believe that they’ll have to do a complete diet overhaul in order to see success, but that just isn’t so. Be smart with your food selection and monitor your portions and you’ll naturally land where you need to be to maintain
your weight.

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