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What to do when your weight loss hits a plateau

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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 servi

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