Are You Ready for Your Countdown to Change?

When you sign up for Youfit’s  weight loss challenge, you will be provided with the tools you need to become a slimmer, healthier you in just 60 days. The challenge may kick off  on Monday, September 19th, but the true start date is  when you make the decision to join and make a change.

To ensure you get the most out of your weight loss journey, consider the fact that some prep work may be involved. Getting your mind, body and nutrition right before the Countdown to Change begins gives you an opportunity to jump start your progress and give you a leg up on the competition.

If you are anxiously awaiting the initial check-in, consider our tips below to prepare yourself properly and make sure this your best challenge yet.


Having the right mindset is crucial to seeing success throughout the challenge. Part of this process entails setting realistic goals for yourself throughout and at the end of the challenge. What do you want to gain at the end of 60 days? Maybe it’s a certain number of pounds lost, or a body fat percentage you want to hit. Knowing what, when and why you want to accomplish certain goals, will give you a better chance at achieving success.

Also, being mindful that your goals most likely will require a lifestyle change. You may need to rearrange your schedule so you can allot time for exercise, sleep and proper nutrition.. It takes time and persistence to see the results, so make sure you stay steady and consistent!


As you will likely be undergoing some changes to your lifestyle in order to reach the goals you set for yourself, it is a good idea to pay your doctor a visit beforehand. Your physician will be able to assess if you are ready to take on a weight loss program and give you some tips on how to get started.


Maintaining a well-balanced diet is the key to achieving almost any weight loss goal. It will give you the energy you need to get to the gym and burn unwanted calories. By setting up an effective nutrition plan before you start the challenge, you can ease yourself into day one and have enough energy to start off the challenge with a bang.

How are you preparing for the Countdown to Change? Let us know in the comments!