In a world full of quick fixes and instant gratification, the journey towards authentic health and weight loss can often seem daunting -- and sometimes impossible.
The cycle of yo-yo dieting can exact a heavy toll on your motivation, ultimately increasing the risk of developing eating disorders or succumbing to poor health.
In the midst of this challenging journey, we offer a compassionate and evidence-based approach to break free from the chains of diet culture.
We understand that sustainable change takes time and commitment, and we're here to provide you with the guidance and support you need every step of the way.
At OnPoint Nutrition, we’ve dedicated ourselves to shifting this paradigm, offering a path of transformation led by a team of registered dietitians and nutritionists. With a track record of helping over 20,000 individuals, we advocate for a triad of hard work, persistence, and evolving habits as the blueprint for achieving health and weight loss aspirations.
But then how do you actually achieve your goals? The answer: The triad This article unfolds the essence of this triad, aiming to dispel the illusion of easy routes and spotlight the rewarding path of enduring change.
The Value of Hard Work
When we talk about making big changes in our health or working towards losing weight, hard work is where it all starts. It means giving your time, effort, and using what you have to reach your goals. Imagine wanting to run a race - you would need to spend time practicing, putting in effort every day, and maybe getting the right shoes to help you run faster.
Now, when you work hard, especially with exercises and eating right, your body gets stronger and healthier. Your heart beats better, your muscles get stronger and you burn off extra calories more easily. It's like tuning a guitar, the more you work on it, the better music you can make.
Not just your body, your mind gets stronger too. When you stick to a plan, say, exercising every day, you teach yourself discipline. This means you are telling yourself what needs to be done and doing it, even when it's tough. And as you see yourself reaching your goals, you start believing more in what you can do. This belief in yourself is like a big cheerleader in your mind, helping you keep going, even when things get hard.
We have seen many of our clients at OnPoint Nutrition change their lives with hard work. Their stories are proof that with consistent effort and the right guidance on what to eat and how to exercise, hard work can really make your dreams of being healthier and losing weight come true.
At OnPoint Nutrition, we think of hard work as a big key that opens the door to better health and reaching your weight loss goals. We help you understand what hard work looks like for you, and how to keep at it every day. And as you work hard, with the right advice on nutrition and exercise from us, you'll find yourself moving closer to your goals, one step at a time.
The Role of Persistence
You might feel like giving up, but instead, you keep trying. This 'keep trying' attitude is what we call persistence. It's like a friend who holds your hand and helps you keep moving forward, even when things get tough.
When you're working to be healthier or to lose weight, sometimes you might hit a wall where things don't seem to be moving. This is where persistence becomes your best buddy.
When you keep pushing through, something cool happens in your mind. You build a strong mind-muscle that helps you face tough times EVEN BETTER. This mental strength is a bit like having a shield that helps you bounce back from setbacks.
Over time, you learn to handle challenges better, which is really important if you want to manage your health in the long run.
We've seen our clients at OnPoint Nutrition show amazing persistence, and the changes they have achieved are inspiring. For example, we helped one client who, by sticking with their plan even when it was hard, managed to improve their blood sugar levels significantly. And they did it by keeping at it, with the help of our personalized advice on what to eat and how to stay active.
Persistence is like a small flame that keeps burning, helping to light the way even when the path seems dark. We work together with you to keep that flame alive. We understand that every day won’t be easy, but with the right support and guidance, you can keep going. And as you keep going, with each step, you move closer to your health and weight loss goals, making your journey a story of true persistence.
Stepping Outside of Comfort Zones
Human beings are inherently creatures of habit, yet true growth necessitates stepping outside of our comfort zones. We like to follow the same path, even when it’s not leading them to a good place. But to grow and become better, especially in our health, sometimes we need to create a new path, even if it feels a bit scary at first.
This is like stepping outside of our comfort zones, which are the places or habits we feel cozy in, but that might not be good for us. Now, think about eating the same unhealthy snacks or sitting on the couch instead of going for a walk. These are old habits that might feel easy or comfortable but aren’t helping us get healthier.
Stepping outside of our comfort zones could mean:
- trying new healthier foods
- starting a fun exercise routine
- learning ways to calm our minds (like meditation)
When we decide to leave our comfort zones and try new healthy habits, it's like opening a door to a whole new world. Imagine swapping a bag of chips for a bowl of crunchy carrots, or trading an hour of TV for a refreshing walk in the park. These new habits can be game-changers, helping us feel better and get closer to our health and weight loss goals.
At OnPoint Nutrition, we’ve seen many of our clients make these brave changes and the results have been amazing. With our coaching, they’ve learned new ways of eating, exercising, and managing stress, which have helped them transform their lives. For example, one of our clients, John, had trouble with their ulcerative colitis, but by trying new eating habits, they were able to make their stomach troubles much better.
"After talking with two Gastroenterologists and being told I will be on medicine and steroids my entire life to just maintain, I knew there was a better way."
Read More about John's Journey here.
We understand that trying new things can be a little scary, but we’re here to help. Our team at OnPoint Nutrition is like a group of friendly guides who can help you find new, healthier habits that you’ll actually enjoy. And as you step outside your comfort zones, with each new healthy habit, you’ll be building a stronger, healthier, and happier you.
Synthesizing the Triad for Success
As we mentioned -- when we talk about getting healthier or losing weight, three big helpers come into play: hard work, persistence, and evolving habits. Hard work sets the stage, persistence keeps the momentum going, and evolving habits bring in new and better ways to keep moving forward.
They all depend on each other. Without hard work, persistence has nothing to hold on to. Without persistence, the hard work might not last long. And without evolving habits, you might get stuck doing the same things that don’t help anymore.
Now, to get all these three helpers working together smoothly, you need a balanced plan.
This is where we, at OnPoint Nutrition, come in with our expert team. We help you find the right mix of hard work, persistence, and evolving habits that fits you.
It’s not a one-size-fits-all; every person is unique and needs a plan that matches their body, lifestyle, and goals.
Nutrition services are like a big toolbox full of different tools to help you on your journey. With our personalized plans, you get the right advice on what to eat, how to exercise, and how to keep a positive mindset even when things get tough.
And remember, you’re not alone in this journey.
We’ve seen many of our clients face the challenges, use the tools we provide, and achieve their health and weight loss goals. They have shown that when hard work, persistence, and evolving habits come together, great things can happen.
"I never in a million years would have believed that I could lose over 100 pounds in less than a year. My determination and willpower pushed me further than I ever thought was possible." - Erin
Read more of Erin's Story here.
At OnPoint Nutrition, we are ready to help you find your unique balance of hard work, persistence, and evolving habits. With our support, you can weave these three powerful helpers into your daily life and move closer to your health and weight loss goals.
Taking The Next Steps
I am sure by now you realize -- there isn't exactly a trick.The transient allure of quick fixes often misguides individuals, veering them off the path of sustainable health.Our extensive experience at OnPoint Nutrition reaffirms our belief in the triad of hard work, persistence, and evolving habits as the cornerstone of meaningful health transformation.We often find ourselves jumping in the saddle, excited to help people everyday. And we find ourselves deflated by a recurring issue of emptiness. These quick fixes and marketing schemes that provide false hope turn out to do something even worse to the masses -- drain the triad.People begin thinking they do not have to work and they can maintain their bad habits, and then they simply give up.Our award-winning team is dedicated to guiding you away from the fleeting satisfaction of easy solutions, ushering you towards a pathway that promises long-term success and holistic well-being. As you embark on this rewarding journey, rest assured that the expertise and support from OnPoint Nutrition are always within reach, propelling you towards a healthier, happier life.Are you ready to transform your health journey? Reach out to us, and let’s craft a personalized plan that resonates with your unique needs and aspirations.
Our extensive resources are meticulously designed to provide you with the knowledge, support, and motivation required to embrace the enduring change that propels you towards your health and weight loss goals.
Embrace the change, embrace a healthier, happier you.Your journey towards attaining your health and weight loss goals is but a step away with OnPoint Nutrition.
Abby Aikens is a Content Manager who works with OnPoint Nutrition to spread the word about better health. With an arsenal of Dietitians and Nutritionists at her finger tips, Abby aids the mission of improving access to valuable information about how nutrition can change lives. Abby knows well the power of good nutrition and believes in the mission of OnPoint to educate and bring better health to their clients.