There are plenty of people who spend time trying to lose weight, and while this can be a long process (packed full with a lot of trial and error), the payoff – that is, gaining the body you hoped to gain – is defnitely worth the effort expended; the problem with the successful completion of a weight loss program, however, is that it is sometimes as difficult to keep off the weight you lost as it was to lose it, unless you know what you can do in order to take this final, ever-important step in the weight loss process!The biggest key to keeping off weight you have lost is to find a lifestyle that works for you; a lot of people use a “diet” to lose weight, but by its very nature, a diet is something that is intended to only be kept up with for a certain amount of time, whereas a lifestyle (that is, a certain way you will eat, and a certain way in which you will stay active) is something that you can continue to keep up with indefinitely! Once you have found (and settled down with) a lifestyle that you can comfortably stick with for the long haul, you should also make sure you remain as active as you can; a lot of people think of “eating right” when they think of weight loss and lifestyle changes, but remaining active is just as important as eating healthy when you are wanting to keep off weight – so find activities that fit in well with your lifestyle, and that you will enjoy doing, and stick with them in the long run! @@ADSENSE@@. And a lot of people feel like they look great – like they have gotten their body looking the way they want it to look – until they stand on the scale and see that they weigh more than they want to; if you have found yourself getting discouraged, however, consider hiding the scale for a while, as it is actually a lot more important that you look the way you are happy with looking than it is that you weigh what you think you should weigh! It is not always easy to keep off weight, even after you have gone through all the hard work to lose it – but when you keep these tips in mind, keeping off this weight will at least be a whole lot easier. @@ADSENSE@@.