I've read it before, but it is working for me. Change your food choices and exercise around--don't get in a rut because your body follows that rut. I have added some regular foods (some that I avoided because of calories) and switched around the times I eat things. I also played around with my workouts--and have lost 9.6 pounds in the past two weeks.
I think our body starts finding us to be predictable and doesn't let us lose when we don't surprise it from time to time. It is easy to stick with the same foods and activities, but prevents us from getting to our goals as efficiently as we might like.
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One of my greatest weight loss secrets is cooking stir fry. Stir fry is simple to prepare, you can use almost any foods, and is generally very low calorie.
Spray a Wok with cooking spray (about 15 calories to coat a medium pan), toss in all the veggies you want (onions, peppers, zuccini, broccoli, really anything), add some lean meat (beef, chicken, pork) and stir, stir, stir.
You can add garlic, soy sause, a bit of bbq sauce, etc. for flavor if you want!!
A great tasty substitute for oil when doing stir fry or browning meat
My husband likes to take 1/2 to 1 whole onion and slowly cook it until it is translucent and there is a good amount of fluid. We like to use his "onion juice" for stir-fry and for browing meat. It tastes great and adds no fat!
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