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SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 60,879
5/15/14 8:42 A

The closer you are to your goal weight, the slower you're going to lose. So if you only have 2 pounds to lose, it could come off very slowly. It's not surprising that you aren't seeing a change on the scale after just one week.

As long as you're eating in the calorie range your SP program suggests, you should be on the right track. I would also recommend having your body fat tested, since that's a better indicator of health vs. a number on the scale or BMI. Most gyms offer this test for a small fee.

Hope that helps,

Coach Jen

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5/15/14 8:40 A

No, don't worry about it. Just eat what you need. You'd be surprised that for most people, a week off the wagon actually doesn't change much, as long as you get back on right away!

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5/15/14 2:09 A

I was wondering if anyone could help me

I have recently achieved my goal weight and am maintaining with a BMI of 19.1. However i decided that i would like to lose 2 pounds as I'm going on holiday soon and will most likely gain a few

I've been creating a deficit each week. eating 1200 calories and burning 300 but am not losing anything emoticon in fact today i gained slightly

I've only been doing this for a week but am concerned I'm doing more damage than good
Should i eat back the calories I'm burning? my maintanance is between 1400-1600


Edited by: ECJAMIELEE at: 5/15/2014 (02:12)
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