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



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!

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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!

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  • 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 - by HELENA260
    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! - by CHAOTIC-KITTY
  • Spread the word! - by FITFABME2
  • 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 - by STEPHKNOX

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