Psychology

WEIGHT LOSS PSYCHOLOGY 101: How To Use The 80/20 Rule For Weight Loss Goal Setting

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Have you heard of the 80/20 rule?

According to this principle: 20 percent of your activities will account for 80 percent of your results. It can change the way you set goals forever.-briantracy.com

The 80/20 rule is also called the “Pareto Principle” named after it’s founder, the Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto from 1895.

We can take Pareto’s 80/20 rule and apply it to out weight loss goal setting.This rule can also apply to any fitness goal that you want to achieve,

How I Use 80/20 Rule In My Fat Loss Goal Setting?

According to the 80/20 rules,if you have a list of ten items to accomplish, two of those items will turn out to be worth more than the other eight items put together hence the name 80/20.

Here’s what i do to  to effectively apply the 80/20 rule to my weight loss goal setting in order for me to maximize the weight loss result by improving my overall productivity.

First, take a piece of paper and write down ten things that you wana do to achieve your weight loss goal.For example,no fry food for 4 weeks, no sugary drinks on weekend,exercise 3 times a week etc. Then ask yourself: If you could only accomplish one of the goals on that list today, which one goal would have the most positive impact on your weight loss?

After that, pick the second most important goal. After you complete this exercise, you will have determined the most important 20 percent of your goals that will help you more than anything else!

Take The Biggest Move First

Before you begin work, ask yourself this, “Is this task in the top 20 percent of my activities or in the bottom 80 percent?”

This is to help you to have a clear mind on what you should do first.

Always Focus On Your Weight Loss Goal.

Eat, breath and live for weight loss.So if you want to be lean and fit, do what those people do.

Before we wrap up, I’d like to leave you with a thought to share with your friends and followers:

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. @wenghonnfitness tweet-graphic-trans
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