Lexington, KY – It’s a simple concept that is well accepted: if you want to achieve a goal, then you should make a plan. Setting a goal is easy; it’s working through a plan to reach that goal that creates a bump in the road for many.
Losing weight and getting in better physical shape are two of the most common goals people set. Other goals high on the list are quitting smoking, making more money and meeting the perfect person to spend the rest of your life with. You don’t have to be a marketing research wizard to determine what goals are the most desired, just watch TV. Watch the prevalence of commercials and infomercials geared toward achieving these goals. How many messages do you get a day about having perfect abs, losing those unwanted pounds, becoming a millionaire overnight, meeting the perfect person and quitting smoking for good? They are everywhere. And for a very good reason, people want an easy way to reach their goals. They want someone else to develop their plan and they want very little work involved with the plan. In short, most of us are instant gratification junkies – we want it now (and without too much work).
Now, here’s the ugly truth: most of these mass-produced and mass-marketed plans don’t work for most people. Not that they are all bad, but even a good plan won’t work without proper effort on your part, especially when it comes to plans concerning losing weight and getting in better shape. If you are not 100 percent sure that claims of “losing all the weight you want with no exercise” and “getting in great shape with just two minutes a day” are bogus, then let me tell you now – they are. There is no use reading on if you believe that there is a “no effort on your part” solution.