Make sure you are as accurate as possible tracking what you eat and what you burn. If you continually underestimate calories consumed (or fail to log your cheats!) and overestimate your calories burned (get a heart rate monitor!) then you will continually be frustrated. These inconsistencies can quickly add up to 300 or 500 calories per day and that can mean a full pound over a week's time.
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When you push and push for your work outs and maintain your calories, usually at the low end, and the weight loss stalls...what then? Eat more! One or two days a week, not consecutive, go over the calories for the day.
Spark has a group for this sort of thing called Calorie Cycling. It's effective!334
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