Have You Hit a Weight Loss Plateau?
You’ve been working hard to follow a healthy, low-calorie diet and improve your exercise habits, and your reward has been watching your weight go down and feeling better. Now, however, for no reason you can identify, the scale has stopped budging. When our best-primed plans to shed the pounds get stalled, there is a sense of fatigue and frustration that can set in and tempt us to revert to bad habits. Stay on the guard and restart your weight-loss plan, instead.
The weight loss journey is not a chartered tour that will be completed as per the planned schedule. You may initially lose weight steadily, encouraging you to dream that you are going to get to your dream destination mark of whatever kilos you wanted the weighing scales to show. And then there begins a deceleration… slow down of the weight loss momentum… and then a plateau. Freeze. The scales stop moving. “Be happy that you are not putting on pounds on the rebound” kind of moment.
You’ve hit a weight-loss plateau. Mayo Clinic report says don’t get discouraged. It’s normal for weight loss to slow and even stall. By understanding what causes a weight-loss plateau, you can decide how to respond and avoid backsliding on your new healthy habits.
Excerpted from Times Now News