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Why Tracking Calories Could Be The Best Thing You Ever Do

If you keep doing the same thing over and over again you are going to get the same result's over and over again.

Every year since you put on that 2 stone of extra cuddly layer of body fat you have said "This year is going to be the year I get my body back, the year I can finally fit back into my jeans"

Yet you take the same approach year after year, you leave it too late and that special event you said you wanted to lose weight for is on the horizon, that expensive holiday, your best mates wedding where you are a bridesmaid or even your own wedding!

You have left it right to the last minute AGAIN! so you have to revert to the crash dieting approach where if you are lucky you manage to lose 10lbs in a month by going 'nil by mouth'. But in order to achieve that you have had to cut out everything you enjoy, people have started to avoid being around you because your constant outbursts of hangry (angry due to hunger) and you yourself are miserable and cant wait fort that special event to be over so you can go back to your old habits.

Then you gain back the 10lbs and a couple of extra lbs for good measure because you have gone on a month long binge because "I put in so much hard work before so I deserve it"

Six months down the line you are back to crapping yourself about needing to lose weight because of the next big summer event is just around the corner, so what do you do?

well....what you always do of course " it worked for me before" you say to all your friends.

Did it?

Did it really?

Because a diet that is truly successful is one in which results last, also you don't feel you are being to restrictive and you can see yourself following it for years to come.

Imagine a diet which is made up of foods you enjoy and you don't have to cut out absolutely everything you love just so you look Instagram ready at that wedding next year.

What if I told you that you can achieve that feeling by tracking your calories.... sounds interesting right?

"Oh but it's too time consuming to track calories in an app, its too confusing and I'm too busy"

Ok well you stick to what has never worked before but you keep repeating it and I'll help the people who really want to change.

Because in my opinion if you really really want to like REALLY want to lose weight then you would be willing to put in the time and effort to do something you have never done before. See I believe the people that come up with all those excuses don't really want to lose weight, I mean they say they do but it is just easier to throw out excuses than put in the hard work that is needed.

Calorie tracking apps

Behold the best thing since sliced bread for anyone who has tried everything and anything to lose weight. Calorie tracking apps. In my opinion the best one on the market is My Fitness Pal  the database on this app is so huge it has pretty much every food you can think of. It also has lots of cool features.

You can create your own recipes of meals you eat often so you just have to simply click add and it will go straight into your diary. You can add friends so you and your friends can build a little community and keep an eye on each others progress, you can even steal meal ideas from each other.

To be honest I'm not even going to talk about any other types of apps because My Fitness Pal is the king of tracking apps.

Why it works