By John McCauley, Midwest Sales Manager, Ophir-Spiricon
The New Year is a time to look back on the past year and contemplate on how to do things better. It’s a time to make New Year’s resolutions in an effort to be a better person. One of the most common and popular New Year’s resolutions is the renewed commitment to losing weight. As many of us are all too familiar with, that means eating better and getting involved in a regular exercise routine. One of the advantages of losing weight in the 21st Century is the technology at our fingertips that helps us reach those goals. From the sciences behind how the body uses the food we eat, to the plethora of Smartphone apps that help us measure and track our results, it seems like losing weight would be an easy task. So why is it not?
For a moment, let’s discuss the importance of data measurement. The case might be made that one of the primary reasons that someone doesn’t lose weight is because they don’t keep track of their results and make adjustments based on those results to achieve the goals that they’ve set for themselves. And why is that? Let’s be honest. Isn’t it because we won’t like what the measurements are telling us?