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How can I become more motivated to improve my lifestyle?

The key to motivation is a sense of control over what you are doing, when you are doing it and where. Choose something you know you'll love or something you think you'll grow to love and have fun with.  Add in social support such as friends, co-workers or family members to keep you engaged in the activities.  Similar to anything new, you need to realize that you are starting off with a sense of newness and possible discomfort, but those feelings go away; as with anything in life that is new. 
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

If you're overweight, sedentary and have other issues, it can be tough to change your lifestyle for the healthier. In this video, Mike Lamb, the million dollar winner of Dr. Oz's Transformation Nation, shares inspirational advice that will help you get started on the road to better health.


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