Put Your Money Where Your Sweat Is: 3 Ways Money Helps You Lose Weight

Do you love money? And are you for real for real determined to lose weight this year? Then this story is for you. According to a study conducted by the Mayo Clinic, those with financial incentives are 36% more likely to stick with a weight loss program and lose nearly four times as much weight.

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Dieters waging money in a group competition lose even more weight – three times more than those with financial incentives alone, according to a University of Michigan study. I’m telling you, the scale don’t lie sis. So put your money where your sweat is and lose to win!

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Risk A Little, Still Lose A Lot

Playing with money is no joke, so if you want to dip your toe into this option before diving all the way in, trust me, I totally understand. Here’s how- -start small and make it personal. For instance, if you have to have a new Michael Kors bag every season…then make yourself earn it. Create an “I did it” account and every time you lose a pound deposit $10-20 dollars. Overtime you will not only be a size smaller but you will have a hot new handbag to prove it. I can hear you already, “Bootcamp class?! I got $10 on it!”

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