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10 Ways Social Media Can Help You Lose Weight

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Losing weight is difficult for many people if they aren’t held accountable for what they eat or getting to the gym each week.  Luckily, you can find support and accountability online!

Many online applications and social media tools exist to help you obtain encouragement, stay motivated, and gain knowledge for safe weight loss so you can finally attain your health goals.

Here are 10 ways that social media and technology can help you lose weight…

1. Seek Inspiration

Many of us require a little visual motivation (dare I say proof of success) before we venture out to tackle a new goal. So if you’re looking to get an eye load of motivation; look no further than sites like Pinterest, the social media platform that says it in photos uploaded by users.  You can even do what I did and create a board devoted to your personal fitness goals. On it, I post motivational quotes, workouts I want to try, and photos that inspire me to stick with my workouts and my new eating plan—for example, before and after shots of others’ who have already succeeded, fitness clothing, and that dress I’d like to wear to my 10 year high school reunion.

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