According to the American Psychology Association; it is easier to stick with a weight loss plan when you have support. You can share tips on diet, exercise and have an exercise buddy.
If you desire weight loss, joining or forming a weight loss group might be a good idea. You would be more likely to stick with diet plans and exercise routines than if you try to lose weight alone.
A 2 year study showed that the mean weight loss of participants in a commercial group was greater than in a self-help group and also waist circumference and body mass index decreased more in the commercial group.