12 April 2011

Start a weight-loss support group

There's no better way of losing weight than getting a few friends or colleagues together to join you in your efforts. Here's how to get started.

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Unity is strength
Research studies conducted in the UK and elsewhere have repeatedly found that individuals who embark on regimens to lose weight by dieting and/or exercise do considerably better if they join a group of their peers who are trying to achieve the same goals. This is especially true for women who repeatedly reported improved adherence and motivation when they were part of a weight-loss group.


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