maintaining weight loss
The set point theory is the idea that the body tends to maintain a certain weight without much difficulty. Is this stopping your weight loss and what steps can you take to overcome it?
A recent commentary from the Journal of the American Dietetic Association outlines the concept of “energy gap” and how it relates to weight loss and weight maintenance.
These 7 strategies can help you maintain your new weight for good and never again be a slave to the scale.
We asked 30 successful maintainers how they did managed to hold onto their weight loss.In no particular order, here is the wisdom of the crowd:
Understand why you over ate in the first place.
Weight fluctuations can be frustrating for those trying to lose fat. Here’s why they happen and how you can measure your weight loss more accurately.
So you’ve lost some of those extra pounds you’ve been carrying around since you started college/your career/a family/addiction to reality TV…
New research into weight maintenance shows some (slightly) promising results.
I’m sure you heard it before: “Ninety-five percent of all dieters gain the weight back.” There is little evidence to back this up.
There is a mountain of information available telling you how to lose weight.
If you have been actively losing weight – at what time do you decide that it is time to stop losing – and time to start maintaining weight?
You say you won’t become obsessed with the numbers.
How many times do you read “95% of all diets fail”?