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Don'T Undereat (i'M Not Kidding!)


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For the last few years I've been progressively gaining weight. As the scale moved upward, I cut back on my eating habits. Before joining SP I had cut back to eating only one meal a day - lunch - with no other snacks or bad habits -- and I was still gaining! Now that I'm active in this plan the pounds are coming off and I'm feeling so much better. Part of the secret -- coming out of starvation mode!

Enough said above -- moral to the story is keep eating evenly throughout the day and it's much more effective than simply cutting back on calories. I'm living proof!
- Submitted by FITFABME2 11/26/2010 in Weight Loss | 4 Comments
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HELENA260 11/26/2010 8:12:00 AM

    You are right, you must eat enough calories!!! I found this out when I was eating just breakfast and lunch. I would skip dinner. I wondered why I was gaining weight and after talking to someone at the gym they informed me that I must eat enough calories or my body is going to go into starvation mode. emoticon
CHAOTIC-KITTY 11/26/2010 7:49:00 AM

    This is SO true. I would have 1,200 calorie days... and, GAIN weight. Once I go up to 1,300+ .. I LOSE weight.

Thanks for posting!
FITFABME2 11/26/2010 1:29:00 AM

    Spread the word!
STEPHKNOX 3/1/2012 1:00:00 PM

    Same thing happened to me. In fact my resting metabolic rate states that I only burn 1,000 calories per day. I've increased my calories, hired a personal trainer and joined the gym. My goal is to eat 500 calories in the morning (1/2 before work out with whole grains and fruits) and 1/2 after the workout with protein! emoticon

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