We all need solutions to our weight loss dilemmas and hang ups, but the good news is that there are a huge variety of these, of which there are always some that will suit one person or another.

So if ever you're feeling a little despondent over your own failing weight loss efforts, don't feel so bad because there are solutions out there that will help you to achieve your targets whatever stage you are at.

So let's take a look at some of the major solutions that exist, so that you will have something to work with that will help you to achieve your own personal goals.

Restrict Calories Consumed

The first place to start is to stop doing what you've been doing to cause you to become overweight in the first place. That is to stop consuming too many calories each day by restricting the amount of food you eat and limit the types of food to wholesome, healthy meals.

That also means you need to avoid eating processed, junk and high sugar content foods as far as possible. At the same time you need to look at what you're drinking and if it consists of a lot of soda and other sweetened drinks, you need to stop drinking all of it and switch to plain water!

This will have the dramatic effect of reducing the amount of calories you are putting into your body on a daily basis. That will have the knock-on effect of causing your body's fat stores to be depleted and not added to any more!

Burn Calories

Remembering the age old undeniable fact of losing weight and that is that if you consume fewer calories than you burn, you will lose weight. When you take that simple yet powerful truth and apply it to your own strategy, you'll see the very obvious patterns appear that will lead you to success.

It's so simple, that all the many weight loss programs that are out there and their creators don't really want you to be aware of that. Why? Because it means they'll sell fewer of their lucrative plans to people who don't know any better.

So how can we apply this gold nugget of knowledge? Simple!

You need to know how many calories you are consuming before you can do anything else.

That means placing yourself on a calorie controlled diet that a professional dietitian or nutritionist can create for you as a personal plan. Alternatively, there are diet food delivery programs such as Nutrisystem that can help if you are a busy person with little time to spend on a traditional type of diet.

Once you know how many calories you are taking in, you can the start to work on an exercise plan that will be designed to burn more every day.

How Many Calories Can You Burn?

For that, you don't necessarily need a personal trainer to fill you in on what you need to be burning.

However, any good gym will have trainers available that will be able to tell you roughly how much of each kinds of exercise you'll need to do in order to burn the required number of calories.

Armed with this information, the rest will be up to you. The single most important next step is in motivating yourself to do the things you now know what you need to do in order to make this work.

This is all down to you and no one else, because only you can do this for yourself. No one else can lose weight for you, no one else can eat the right things for you and do the right exercises for you. It is all you.

No one else, just you!

Remember that and then you will understand what it is you have to do. No cheating, because the only person you will cheat is yourself.

Now you have the weight loss solution in its most general form and the rest, as they say, is up to you!