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When I've hit a plateau -- I take a FREE day. I only eat three evenly spaced meals -- but I eat what I really want.
Yes, it can go over calories, carbs, fat... but it serves as a wake-up call to your body. It shakes things up.

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Generally, after my "free" day, I can really get in the groove the enxt day with proper foods and exercise and my bidy responds by burning more fuel.
- Submitted by LIFENPROGRESS 6/24/2011 in Breaking a Plateau | 7 Comments
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NIKKI13074 6/26/2011 2:10:00 PM

    One of my struggles with dieting is sometimes obsessing and feeling like I should never "screw up". I never thought of making it a part of my program so that it doesn't feel like cheating. I love this idea! Thank you emoticon
SARACOIL 6/25/2011 7:44:00 PM

    I actually have one day during the week which is my "cheat day" and it works for me. I was stuck for awhile but I think giving my body a day like that helps me continue to gain results from my efforts the rest of the week. I usually have mexican food and chocolate peanut butter ice cream on Friday nights with no work out and a new netflix movie emoticon
WGLADDEN 5/13/2013 1:19:00 PM

    Love this!!
ELISAJANE57 8/14/2011 8:54:00 AM

    Yes, I have heard this can shock your system and change things up. I have a cookie night at least once a week or so because I love baking and eating cookie dough..I'll admit it. I usually eat at least half a dozen fresh baked cookies on cookie night and I'm not ashamed to admit it!!!
COMPTONSKYHAWK 7/19/2011 9:52:00 PM

    I don't know. One day turns into another and so on. It a gateway day! I'm not gonna do it.
MISTYDM1 6/26/2011 10:59:00 PM

    Today was my free day...looking forward to Sparking it next week emoticon
WOLFSPIRITMOM 6/24/2011 12:36:00 PM

    Had my go over day yesterday - my son's birthday. Back at it today!

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