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Change something! Eat at a different calorie range, eat different combinations of foods. Change the intensity of how you exercise. Change the exercise. If you walk, jog for 15 seconds then walk 1 minute. If you run at a certain speed, increase the speed for 15 second intervals. Use the incline on the treadmill for 15 second intervals. If you like exercise DVDs, then buy a new one. Change is good. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.

- Submitted by EDWINA172 10/23/2010 in Breaking a Plateau | 9 Comments
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BAREADER 10/23/2010 10:45:00 PM

    This is true, I knew for awhile now I needed to increase the intensity of my workouts and I finally did and it is working.
SUNSHINE6442 12/13/2010 11:23:00 AM

    Changing calories is good.... go up 50 or 100 calories for a day and then down again...also check your carbs...do low carb day for two days...
Berries for breakfast with 1/2 cup of skim...
4 ounces Oscar Mayer Mesquite Turkey Breast on 2 slices of "Natures Own Honey Wheat Bread" ( 35 Calories a slice, 8 Carbs a slice) with 1 tbs. of Kraft Horseradish Sauce or mustard.
1 cup of Watermelon for a snack...
Dreamfield's Pasta 2ounces with tuna or chicken (Dreamfield's pasta has only 5 digestible carbs)
2 Tangerines as a snack.....
This should give you a fresh start
BEATLEFANWENDY 10/29/2010 4:36:00 PM

    Thanks
LADYJ6942 10/29/2010 2:15:00 PM

    This is so very very true.
42DROPPING20 10/24/2010 9:31:00 PM

    I have been on a plateau for the last couple of months, I did notice when walked, I would walk faster and longer. There wasn't any change, however I didn't remove anything from what i was eating, after reading this thinking back, i added to it. so in short! i will remove 3 food items from my daily/weekly meals,and step it up a notch. thanks for the reminder!! change is usually a good thing:)
GOANNA2 10/24/2010 6:00:00 PM

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GOANNA2 10/24/2010 5:47:00 PM

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DOINFINE 10/24/2010 4:36:00 PM

    Thanks
STITCHINGNAN 10/24/2010 6:42:00 AM

    I have been on a plateau for so long I couldnt see any way off it. Will take your sugestions on board, I am stuck in a rut so now will look for a big shake up. Thanks Ree

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