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Calorie Cycling


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The premise behind calorie cycling is that you never let your body figure out that you're trying to lose weight and keep it from going into starvation mode. Basically, what you want to do with calorie cycling is eat on the high end of your calorie range one day, then on the low end the next.

- Submitted by ALLELUIA525 3/30/2010 in Breaking a Plateau | 10 Comments
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MICHI246 3/31/2010 10:33:00 PM

    hmm I think I should try that too :) today I ate on the higher end of my range so tomorrow my goal will be to eat at my lower range emoticon
JANICENK 8/10/2010 10:06:00 PM

    I think this works great. I have lost 40 lbs alternating a couple of diets that cycle from a few days to 2 weeks. Good Post!
FRENCHTOSD 5/12/2010 3:54:00 AM

    I have trouble keeping in the range at all. I wonder if I can structure my days to plan to be at the low end of the range. I'm going to try this idea. Thanks!
BJBEANER 4/8/2010 7:51:00 PM

    I'm going to try this! It makes all kinds of sense!
JAZZYONE53 4/8/2010 5:42:00 PM

    Sounds like a good balancing act. Kinda like compensating for overeating but without the guilt! Neat! emoticon
JAIMES_FOLLY 4/7/2010 1:08:00 PM

    This is an interesting tip. I think I'm gonna try it!
AGREGRACEJ 3/31/2010 10:25:00 PM

    That makes sense and seems fairly easy to do too. I will give it a try. I just gained several pounds back during spring break. Prior to that, I'd been on a plateau for about a month. Hopefully this will work.
MOMOFPRE 3/31/2010 10:07:00 PM

    That sounds like it could work---so I'll give it a try what could it hurt.
JULYRUE 3/30/2010 10:40:00 PM

    Thanks for the information. I was wondering why they give me such a range to work with.em>30.gif" alt="emoticon" width="42" height="42" border="0">
TLH1015 3/30/2010 10:21:00 PM

    That's interesting. I'll give it a try.

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