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What to do when your weight loss hits a plateau

So you've been exercising and eating healthy but the weight has stopped coming off. What to do? Chances are you've hit a weight loss plateau.

Plateaus are a common element in any weight loss journey because as your body weight changes, your body adapts. Initially, you may have found the weight loss to be significant. That's likely because you're burning lots of calories just going about your day-to-day activities. But now, since some of that excess weight has been lost, it takes less energy to move your body and so you burn fewer calories.

Keep in mind that the scale isn't the best method of monitoring your weight loss because it doesn't differentiate between fat, muscle and water. Fluid levels are constantly changing, so one pound up or down on any given day may be due simply to fluid regulation.

To get an accurate picture of your body composition, you should get a body composition analysis done by a certified professional. Many gyms and spas offer this service. …

weight loss before and after - Deandra lost 57 pounds

Transformation of the Day: Deandra lost 57 pounds. After a breakup, she found herself at a low point. She started working out with a trainer, eating healthier food, and the results she achieved just motivated her to keep going. Check out her story.



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16 Amazing Success Stories of Weight Loss Heroes with Before and After Photos

For all you fitness freaks (or just about everyone really), you’re at this point adamant that weight loss is simply just a matter of burning more calories than you consume. Sounds easy, right? It’s not.
For anyone who has been through the throes of weight loss would know the sweat, cringe and temptation killing required to cut down on that fateful few pounds. And as the saying goes, the bigger it is, the harder it falls (off of you). We have compiled a list of people who hold tales of incredulity in the journeys they’ve made from being elephantine to being pristine.

The aforementioned journey starts with one little step which is one big promise. As often happens, it’s always easy to start this journey but hardly possible to commit to it. So as necessary all of us need a motivational boost along the way because a gentle push every now and then remind us to not give up. As they say, whenever you’re about to give up, just remember why you started.

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Running Tips for Weight Loss Infographic

Being overweight puts you at an increased risk for various health problems including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure.
Running is a fun, safe, and easy way to lose the extra pounds slowly but surely. But before you lace up your running shoes and head out the door, check out the infographic below first.



Here, we share some running tips for weight loss so you can get more results from your efforts. For instance, running faster is not necessarily better, and things like when you eat and what you wear play a significant role in your weight loss journey as well.
source: infographicsly.com