2013 Central Coast / NSW Weight Loss Challenge!

How many kilos can the Central Coast lose in 2013?

Join in Today! It’s free! No need to sign up for anything. Just be part of the

“Central Coast’s Move to Health!”

What you can do:

  • Keep reading Sandy’s Smart Weight Loss Blog with lots of health information, recipes and motivating tips. (You can subscribe for free but you don’t have to.)
  • Read my previous blogs and search through the categories.
  • Be an active part and send your comments.Salad Sandwitch by Sandy Bröcking / Think Smart and Lose Weight
  • Invite me for a free talk and presentation to your group (your local club, social or parents group, ask your employer to invite me in for a health workshop, etc)
  • Contact your local library or Woman’s Health Centre to organise a visit.
  • Make your pledge and start your health and weight loss journey today.
  • Let your friends and colleagues know and make your health and weight loss journey together.
  • Tell me your comments and success stories.
  • Be part of the Central Coast Weight Loss Challenge to make the coast healthier and             “Lose Weight for Good!”
  • Let me know how much weight you have lost by 05 March 2013, 05 May 2013, 05 August, 05 October 2013 and 05 January 2014 (No names will be published without permission. This is not about names but about getting our health and our body shape back). This is about how many kilos the Central Coast will lose in 2013. Join in and be a part of it!

Here are some tips to get started:

  • Keep reading Sandy’s Smart Weight Loss Blog and meet me at a free event.
  • Exercise! Do something you will enjoy. (This is important otherwise you are more likely to give up at some point). For example: One of my readers remembered that she always wanted to learn Karate. So now with about 45 or almost 50 years she started taking Karate classes – and she loves it. What is it that you would like to do? It doesn’t have to be exotic; I personally love cycling, stretching and a good workout.Lunch on the beach by Sandy Bröcking / Think Smart and Lose Weight
  • Stay motivated! This is most important. You’ve got to find something that motivates you. (If you can’t find anything, there is a highly motivating weight loss guide I can recommend …)
  • Eat plenty of vegetables and fruits instead of the usual fried foods, chocolates, biscuits and cakes, …
  • You don’t need to eat less. Start learning how to make the right choice instead. Remember that: Knowledge is success!
  • If you get the “hunger feeling” – try some water, brush your teeth, do some gardening or go for a walk. Change your focus away from the food.
  • Remember that we train our bodies to crave certain foods. This means that for example the more fried food and cakes you eat, the more your body will crave them.
  • When it comes to being thirsty, remember that many soft drinks contain lots of sugar. Always have water as you first choice.
  • Are you eating lots of processed foods? Start ‘thinking fresh’! Why? There is a lot about the food that we put on our plates every day that most people don’t know but I think everyone should know. Many food products that we put on our plates every day may not only affect our weight but our health as well.
  • Start ‘thinking smart’. Stop listening to advertising when it comes to chocolate bars, biscuits and burgers.

I hope this gets you going and please remember:

Take care of your body – it’s worth it!


Please note that this challenge is only aimed towards achieving a healthy bodyweight. I’m not a supporter of extra skinny and underweight figures. If you don’t know what your normal weight should be, check your BMI. 

If you are overweight or over 40, haven’t done much exercise for some time, have an injury or medical condition or if you are experiencing any pain, please always check with your GP before starting any new exercise.


About Sandy Bröcking

I’m a health professional, author and motivational speaker who is passionate to help people lose weight the healthy way. As I used to be heavily overweight myself a long time ago, I believe that successful weight loss comes from motivation and knowledge. My passion is to stop people being fooled by often expensive diet regimes. Believe me - losing weight for good is not as difficult as most people think.
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