More from Fitbie: Jessica Simpson's Refreshing 'Baby Weight' Advice
I'll be honest: I'd be super interested to see A. Jess walk into an ACTUAL Weight Watchers retail location and B. How she interacts in a meeting environment (is she a talker? Does she take notes?). However, Jessica has a great point: Working out, getting healthy, and losing weight is much easier when you have the help of others.
In fact, a study in the Lancet Medical Journal revealed that people who attend support groups lose more weight than those who go it alone. Not exactly surprising, considering how hard it can be to cut calories and stay motivated day-in and day-out. Comraderie can improve feelings of wellbeing and self-worth, as well encourage people to work out more regularly.
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Whether or not Weight Watchers is your program of choice, now you have an extra reason to hit the gym with a friend. Make a date out of it by tacking on a mid-afternoon shopping trip to your workout sesh or schedule in a coffee date afterward.
Watch Jessica Simpson's new Weight Watchers commercial, here:
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