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50 Things to Say to Yourself to Support Your Weight-Loss Journey

By November 3, 2015 No Comments

I've got that "Cheerleader" song stuck in my head, and it's true: on the quest to lose weight and get fit, you're your own best cheerleader. Because if you don't believe in yourself, you won't have the motivation to keep going. For those times when the journey just seems so frickin' impossible and you're starting to lose faith that you can do it, whether you're on the treadmill or looking at yourself in the mirror, keep these phrases on hand to encourage yourself to keep at it.

  1. I'm doing it for me.
  2. I'm capable of more than I know.
  3. Progress is progress.
  4. One pound at a time.
  5. My future self will thank me.
  6. Today's a new day.
  7. I am strong inside and out.
  8. Change my mind, change my body.
  9. I got this.
  10. I'm almost there.
  11. I know how badly I want this.
  12. Make this time count.
  13. It'll get easier.
  14. Don't stop.
  15. Change or remain the same.
  16. Every day I'm one step closer to my goal.
  17. I don't have to like everything about myself to love myself.
  18. I am awesome!
  19. I am healthy.
  20. I know I can do this.
  21. I'm proud of my accomplishments.
  22. I work out because I love my body.
  23. Stick with it.
  24. I know it's hard, but it will pay off in the end.
  25. I'm worth it.

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  1. Complaining doesn't burn calories.
  2. I'm on fire!
  3. I'm stronger today than I was yesterday.
  4. Every change helps.
  5. The struggle you're in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.
  6. Be patient.
  7. Keep going.
  8. A workout is just an hour out of my day.
  9. Just five more minutes.
  10. I can push my limits.
  11. Make it possible.
  12. Damn, look at those chiseled arms!
  13. My body is amazing.
  14. It's never too late to make progress.
  15. Don't give up.
  16. Strive for progress, not perfection.
  17. Stay committed.
  18. Mistakes are OK.
  19. Remember why I started.
  20. I am grateful for what my body allows me to do.
  21. I won't let my mind bully my body.
  22. I respect my body.
  23. I choose happiness.
  24. I am beautiful right now.
  25. Look how far I've come. Look at how far I can go.

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Clint Nielsen

Author Clint Nielsen

Clint is a dad and husband trying to stay in shape. He's also a highly opinionated fitness enthusiast and author of Reveal The Steel. Follow him on: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Google+

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