FCPGM 004: Weight Loss – Common Pitfalls & Success Strategies

On today’s episode…. We’re looking at weight loss, including the psychology of eating, the history of dieting and the science behind what works and what doesn’t. 

If you’d like to skip ahead, here are the time stamps:

03:10 Disclaimer
04:36 Origins of Diet
11:45 The psychology of overeating
21:15 Exploitation of Marketing
32:32 What diets work?
44:19 Benefits of Exercise
48:07 Listeners Questions
57:46 Myths and Misconceptions
1:16:44 FCPGM Success Strategies
1:35:49 Gym Momma’s Quote of the Week

FCPGM Success Strategies
1. Make sure you are you really ready to lose weight?
2. Set reasonable goals and deadlines
3. Set a SMART Goal
4. Build your team (support network, activity, gym, team)
5. Choose the diet and exercise plan that suits you best.
6. Preparation: Shopping, meal planning etc. (“Fail to prepare, prepare to fail”)
7. Measure & Track but don’t obsess
8. Don’t expect a straight line of progress & plan for set backs
9. Celebrate small wins

Gym Mommas Quote

A little progress every day adds up to big results” – Satya Nani

Affiliate Links to Books referenced in this episode:
https://amzn.to/2MDP7T6 A History of dieting over 2,000 years, by Louise Foxcroft

https://amzn.to/3cIbwcG Fat is a Feminist Issue, by Susie Orbach

https://amzn.to/2Y7qZ0H Diet & Health: with Key to the Calories, Dr Lulu Hunt Peters

https://amzn.to/3cBoXLr Atomic Habits, by James Clear

https://amzn.to/2MFaaF6 Analytical Hypnotherapy, Vol. 1: Theoretical Principles (Jacquelyne Morison)

https://amzn.to/3dJ73YH Analytical Hypnotherapy, Vol. 2: Practical Applications (Jacquelyne Morison)

https://amzn.to/2ASjCCb Creative Analytical Hypnotherapy: The Practitioner’s Handbook (Jacquelyne Morison)

https://www.apa.org/monitor/2013/10/hunger The psychology of Hunger, APA By Dr. David Baker and Natacha Keramidas, October 2013

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/01/the-ancient-origins-of-dieting/551828/ The Ancient Origins or Dieting, NICOLA TWILLEY & CYNTHIA GRABER 2018

By Paige Waehner, Fact checked by Andrea Rice Updated on May 24, 2020

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/1900510 Comparison of Weight Loss Programs among Names Diet Programs in overweight and obese adults