Weight loss involves steps and building blocks. You have to start from the bottom and work your way up.
Starting at the bottom you first will need to build your foundation with the desire, your fire, your reason, your want to lose weight. Having this will help push you through the times that feel impossible. It will keep you focused on were you want to go.
Next up is your nutrition. Most of your progress and results will stem from your daily nutrition. It is damn near Impossible to our work a bad diet. You HAVE to be consistently eating in a caloric deficit to lose weight. Keeping your nutrition in check and in a deficit will make it so regardless of how many calories you burn. You will maintain weight loss.
When it comes to weight loss. The best thing you can do is weight training. This will help you retain/build muscle as you are losing weight. This is because fat loss is the real goal vs weight loss. Fat loss will give you a lower body fat level vs losing muscle and fat. You could be losing the same weight per week.l, but if you are losing muscle as well than your body fat and BMI will stay higher. Weight lifting will burn calories in this increasing your deficit. .
Cardio. Cardio is great for heart health and for increasing a calorie deficit. Cardio should not be used to burn a thousand calories every time you go to the gym. To try and increase your weight loss or how work a bad diet. This goes back to nutrition. If that is on track you can keep cardio to the bar minimum.
When adding supplements to your routine. Just know that they account for 1% or less of your results. Supplements are not a secret weapon and can be a waste of money if not used properly. Hard work and consistency is the magic trick.
Last, is to be happy and enjoy the process. This is a lifestyle change we are creating so going slow and really intake and learn as you go.