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7 things that can stand in the way of weight loss

Certain habits can hinder your attempts to lose weight - and keep it away.
If you've changed your eating habits to focus on healthier foods and taken your workout seriously, you can expect to lose weight. However, the reality is that despite what you may have believed, weight loss is more complicated than calorie consumption versus calorie consumption. If you are trying to lose weight, check these habits that may interfere with your efforts.
1. You save on protein.
If you normally eat a muffin or avocado toast for breakfast, you may need to increase your protein intake. Research has shown that a high-protein breakfast can help alleviate hunger, so you may be less tempted to have a morning snack.
Protein is also important at lunch and dinner. If you routinely eat salads or sip gazpacho without accompanying protein - such as boiled egg, yogurt, beans, meat, poultry, or fish - over time, this can lead to a decrease in muscle tissue, which means that your metabolism will slow down and mak…

The Tokyo Olympics Will Take Place Exactly One Year Later, Starting on July 23, 2021

With the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continuing to spread globally, the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee released a joint statement on March 24, formally announcing that the upcoming Summer Olympics would be postponed to a date no later than next summer. Now, the parties have reached a decision: the Tokyo Games will take place from July 23 to Aug. 8, 2021.

"These new dates give the health authorities and all involved in the organisation of the Games the maximum time to deal with the constantly changing landscape and the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic," the statement read. "The new dates, exactly one year after those originally planned for 2020 . . . also have the added benefit that any disruption that the postponement will cause to the international sports calendar can be kept to a minimum."

The deliberations came after mounting pressure from athletes around the globe. On March 21, both USA Swimming and USA Track &a…