The journey to a happier, healthier (and more trim bodied!) life can throw up a challenge or two, but what if we told you that what you wear could play a crucial part in your weight-loss success?
Yes, watching your calorie intake and going hard at the gym are both fundamental elements that must be taken on board when trying to lose weight, but so are the clothes that you choose to put on your body.
Confidence is key
As you slowly start to lose weight and feel better within yourself, make sure that you start adapting your wardrobe to match. Perhaps, at your heaviest, you found comfort in big baggy jumpers and stretchy tracksuit bottoms?
While that’s absolutely fine, make sure you treat yourself to some new clothes as you slowly move towards your weight loss goal. Even snapping an inch from your waist deserves to be recognized, even if that recognition means simply adding a fashionable belt to your favorite jumper.
If through your choice of clothes, you keep reminding yourself of the success you’ve had so far, you’ll be much more likely to stay motivated and stay determined, and the result of that? More weight-loss success.
Active and comfortable wins the race
Although the gym has turned into a staple of fashion in recent years, active and comfortable will always, always win the race. While some people do enjoy working out in stylish ‘short shorts’ and sometimes may even no top, it’s important to wear something that you’re comfortable in.
Click here for an array of men’s tracksuits that are both stylish and comfortable. If you’re not one hundred percent at ease as you work out, your session won’t be as effective and it’ll take you longer to meet your goals.
What you choose to wear during your time at the gym is absolutely paramount in your weight-loss journey and shouldn’t be underestimated. If you feel comfortable wearing what the ‘influencers’ are wearing, go for it! If you don’t feel comfortable, don’t let that put you off attending and getting a great work out session in there.
Dress for your body shape
It is a fact that not every item of clothing is going to suit you and your body shape, and that’s okay! If you spend too long wearing clothes that don’t flatter you (and it makes you unhappy!) you’ll slowly see your confidence dip and there’s nothing worse than that ‘what’s the point?’ mentality.
Instead, dress for your body type– with confidence! If a skater dress is more suited to you than a bodycon dress, own it with pride. If a baggy shirt compliments your shape more than a slim fit shirt, own it with pride.
As you continue on your weight loss journey, your body shape will inevitably change and before you know it, you’ll be confident in dressing for your new body shape – which might involve those tight shirts and bodycon dresses!
Nobody said that losing weight was going to be easy, but it’s almost always worth it. Now, keep in mind that what you wear can play a crucial role in your journey.