Here Is How To Stick To a Diet

Egis R.
3 min readMay 31, 2021
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Any coach worth his soul will tell you that you can have the best goddamn program in the Universe but if you can’t stick to it, it’s useless.

Here are 6 tips that you should implement if long-term weight loss is your goal.

(Which it should be. If not, then I’m sure you’re on a keto or some such crap.)

K. Ready? Here goes:

First, you need to honour your food preferences:

First, you need to honor your food preferences:
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Next, stop doing idiotic things with your carbohydrate intake:

Carbs don’t prevent fat loss nor do they make you gain fat. Eat them. If you want.

Next, stop doing idiotic things with your carbohydrate intake
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Then, create a supportive food environment:

Don’t put yourself in a situation where you’d have to fight temptations.

Then, create a supportive food environment.
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Oh-Oh! Also, no soul-destroying low-calorie diets, please:

no soul-destroying low-calorie diets
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Get your expectations right:

You’re not going to lose 2 pounds a week unless you weigh like a Smart car. So deal with it.

Get your expectations right
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Lastly, track your progress:

If you don’t have ways to quantify your progress, then you’re not going to enjoy the journey.

track your progress
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And you remember — any diet you cannot permanently adhere to is simply not a healthy diet.

So, go back to the point one and two and you will not have to go through the one month of mind-numbing torture that comes along with popular FAD diets.

Hey there, this is the part where I should write some soaring eulogy, a rising crescendo of enthusiasm, and all the certifications I have, all the blah barf blah. Well, I’m not going to do that. I’m just writing what I did, what hundreds of my clients did, and what the current evidence suggests. Implement or don’t. Your call. I just report science. Now go start my 14-Day Fat Loss For Life FREE Course.



Egis R.

I’m Egis, an online weight loss coach who has heightened BS sensors for fitness & nutrition. Only evidence-based & sustainable fat loss.