Self-Regulation Strategies for Barriers to Weight Loss
By: Justin Kompf, M.S., Ph.D.
There are many barriers to weight loss which can make this goal particularly challenging. Each barrier requires a distinct skill set. Health and wellness practitioners should teach and encourage clients to use barrier-specific self-regulation strategies as highlighted in this article.
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- There are many barriers to weight loss including lack of support, lack of exercise, lack of willpower, and emotion-driven goal incongruent behavior.
- To overcome barriers to weight loss, specific self-regulation skills must be taught.
- Each barrier necessitates different self-regulation skills to be successful.
Keywords: Exercise, Self-regulation, Weight Loss, Willpower
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