Within 6 months of starting to use SparkPeople, I was able to reach, and actually exceed my goals for losing weight. It came down to being committed to the very simple act of tracking calories in/calories out. I had exercised many times in the past trying to lose weight, but until I tracked everything I ate, I was not able to consistently lose weight.
Along with me being able to reach my goals for weight loss, my wife has been on this journey with me and has lost a higher percentage of weight than I have. In the process we have also discovered many amazing, healthy, delicious recipes.
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When you push and push for your work outs and maintain your calories, usually at the low end, and the weight loss stalls...what then? Eat more! One or two days a week, not consecutive, go over the calories for the day.
Spark has a group for this sort of thing called Calorie Cycling. It's effective!334
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