Well done for reaching your target weight! By following one of our diet plans you've managed to shed the weight you wanted. Don't forget how you feel now, the slimmer, trimmer you. Remember this feeling to help you in the days and months ahead for times when the going may get tough, so that you don't slip back into old habits.
If you have been thinking of your weight loss as a journey, you may feel you've now arrived at your destination, but don't forget all the good work you've done on the way. Weight loss is a journey, but this journey doesn't end when you reach your target weight. Maintaining you slim physique takes time and effort too. One of the pitfalls of dieting can be that you only focus on short term weight loss not on what will help you in the long term. Research has shown that people who keep the weight off do so because they learn new habits whilst dieting that they keep when they've reached their target weight.
The National Weight control Registry in the USA found that people who successfully maintained their weight had several things in common. Their seven tips for success were: