Keep Your Summer Body All Winter Long
Learn the secrets of weight maintenance and avoid winter weight gain.
It's important to expect slip-ups, and not to be too hard on yourself when
they happen, the experts say. If you have a bad day, just get back on track as
soon as you can, and do your best to learn from your mistakes.
Some experts suggest it is harder to maintain a weight loss than to lose it
in the first place.
"The compliments and the excitement of losing weight are gone, yet the
need to control your food intake and exercise daily is a never-ending
commitment," says Foreyt.
His mantra is that it requires "eternal vigilance" to maintain
"You must always be mindful of what you put into your mouth and stay
vigilant in your commitment to healthy behaviors, so when you slip, you can
rely on all these tools to help get you back on track," he says.