Diet Challenge Tip 2: Set A Date.

Published on December 20 2011 - 5:43 PM
Diet Challenge Tip 2: Set A Date.
Tip 2: Set a date.

Your class reunion, your niece’s wedding, that midwinter beach vacation: setting a goal that’s very specific (“I want to lose 8 pounds”), with a defined timeline (“in 3 months”), increases the likelihood you’ll actually meet it.

To help you figure out a healthy weight-loss goal, use this BMI calculator to figure out your ideal body-weight range.

For more diet challenge tips, meal plans and get-started guide, visit the Diet Challenge landing page.

Kerri-Ann Jennings is a registered dietitian with a master's degree in nutrition from Columbia University.