Overcome a weight loss plateau
You’ve been doing all the right things to get fit: eating clean and mindfully, counting calories and steps, busting your hump at the gym. And it worked for a while, as pounds steadily melted away. But now the number on the scale just won’t budge. You’ve hit the dreaded weight loss plateau.
It can be a normal part of the process, says obesity expert Caroline Cederquist, MD, medical director of Cederquist Medical Wellness Center in Naples, Florida. “When you lose weight, you’re shedding fat but also lean muscle. When your muscle mass declines, so does your metabolism,” she explains.
Excerpted from health.com