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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

I have been on a plateau since September... I am working out daily, but haven't lost a single pound. I don't know what I am doing wrong. I haven't been logging food, but I haven't been eating any different. I use my elliptical every day for 20 minutes and it shows I burn about 300 calories. I am annoyed. VERY ANNOYED.
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    I've read that when people reach plateaus the first thing to do is cut back on sodium. I've had friends on here hit three month plateaus, so hang in there.

    3401 days ago
    I agree with the others but I will add, pershaps you should try logging your food too. There might be something there to give you a clue whay you have plateaued.
    DOn't give up. You are doing great!
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    3401 days ago
    Olive beat me to it. But take a minute, bet your body has changed and how do you feel, bet you are feeling better physically and mentally.
    But don't give up or let frustration take over, you are doing so well,
    By the way, love your tag name!
    3402 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/29/2008 8:51:03 AM
    That is super-frustrating! Sounds like you may need to mix things up a little bit. Instead of using the eliptical every day, try cutting it down to 3-4 days a week & upping the time to 25 minutes. Then perhaps do some strength-training on the other days. You sometimes have to "trick" your body. If you do that, I think you'll see a loss.

    There are also some articles about plateaus on SP, so if you check them out you'll get great ideas.

    If there's any way I can help, please let me know, ok?
    3402 days ago
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