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Breaking a Plateau Secrets

When you have hit a weight-loss or fitness plateau, how do you shake up your program and start seeing results again?

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Ditch the Scale

As the unofficial queen of plateaus, I can tell you this: Ditch the Scale. Put it outside in the garage and leave it there for a few weeks. Switch up your routine somewhat. Do more weights, do less cardio or vice versa. Eat breakfast for dinner. Just do something different.

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Drink!

A couple of times when my weight has stalled, getting religious about my water intake and pushing it to 10 cups a day got things moving again. Also, adding brewed green tea helps give you something to sip on and boosts metabolism with many antioxidants as well.

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Change Things Up

When ever I've plateaued or felt stagnant in my routine, I've thrown a change into the mix. Go Swimming 1 day a week instead of running. Eat a new variety of food, change it up!

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