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Weight Loss Plateau

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If you have reached a plateau in your weight loss, try smarter not harder. Most us make the mistake of trying harder (eating less, exercising more) when we should be trying smarter (find the root cause of the plateau), Did our metabolism slow down? Are we really eating what we think we are? Are we in a food or exercise rut?

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  • KEEPONMOVIN2
    GREAT THOUGHT !!! I'M EXERCISING 5 DAYS A WEEK FOR 2 HOURS; BUT I THINK I WILL HAVE TO CHECK MY FOOD INTAKE (CALORIES CHECK). THANKS - by KEEPONMOVIN2
  • Thanks for reminding me! I was doing always harder - but better is to do it smarter! :-) emoticon - by HAKAPES
  • Several days of fewer carbohydrates and more protein can help push you off a plateau....look at the labels and check sodium and sugar content of the foods you are eating....you might be surprised.........skip all breads and pasta for a few days.... eat veggie soup....eat berries which have the least impact on blood sugar and veggies as they can also hydrate you.
    - by SUNSHINE6442
  • Excellent point!!! Just experienced this myself. I thought (fooled) myself into thinking I was doing the same thing but had slacked off in some areas of eating. Now that I've been getting back to doing what I did when I experienced consistent weight loss I am having a super week. Looking forward to weigh in at the gym tomorrow night.
    This advice can benefit a lot of people. Thanks for sharing. emoticon - by FUSIONFITNESS3
  • I have plateaued all mth. So i needed that ....Thank you - by SPIRALDOWN
  • Great points! - by ME40ME

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