When it comes to joining a weight loss program, getting by with a little help from your friends is great! In fact, one study (Wing & Jeffery, 1999) found that participants who joined a weight loss program with a friend lost more weight than those who joined alone.
Susan and Alan, a couple from Medi-Weightloss® Auburn, understand the power of losing weight together. They have lost a combined 142 pounds to reach their weight loss goals! What Susan and Alan enjoyed most about the program was the ability to lose together, saying they motivated each other every step of the way and enjoyed cooking and trying healthy foods together.
As with Susan and Alan, the support couples give each other can be immeasurable. Here are five ways to boost each other’s confidence to help you win the weight loss battle.