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Diet Plateau Breakers Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diet Plateau Breakers.

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Plateau Busters - Part 1

We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t...  Read more

Dealing with Boredom in Your Diet

You start a new diet. You see some fantastic results pretty quickly. The struggle, of course, is then maintaining this weight loss. Changing eating patterns for a short period is different than sustaining them. This is the area people seem to hav...  Read more

Why Calories Are King

1. What is the most common misconception about calories? I’d say it’s the belief that calories from different foods are worth more or less. It’s true that fats are higher density in calories than protein or carbohydrates. But...  Read more

The Importance of Fast Breaks

Most dieters lose momentum in two weeks according to a recent SparkPeople poll. Five pounds down, then another three. Then deadlock. You’ve hit the plateau and are stalling out and about to give up. Momentum is one of the hardest iss...  Read more

No Need to Stretch the Truth about Resistance Bands

You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b...  Read more

Newbee on 17 day diet
Updated 12/19/2014 9:31:39 AM

So i just started 4 days ago and have not cheated at all..i find nights very difficult as i crave sweets or something to snack on and dont want anymore veggies at end of the day..any ideas for sweets to have or ideas for breakfasts im so tired of egg...  Read more

Make small changes to your diet and find a good se
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Make small changes to your diet and find a good seated workout you can follow at home. If you're a member of a rec center/YMCA (or have one nearby), see if they offer classes for people with mobility issues, or water aerobics if you like swimming....  Read more

Gah! Dieting...changing the way I eat...from unhea
Updated 12/17/2014 3:37:55 PM

Gah! Dieting...changing the way I eat...from unhealthy to healthful has left me feeling grumpy. Does this happen to others? What do you do to make yourself feel better?...  Read more

Shake up your diet & exercise routine. Try eating
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Shake up your diet & exercise routine. Try eating lower carb for a bit, or if you usually run for exercise, try biking or weightlifting instead. You may need to eat more calories if you've been on the low end of your range for a while....  Read more

What diet are you on for weight loss?
Updated 12/21/2014 10:43:04 AM

Just want to get a feel of what others here are doing for their weight loss. And by diet, I don't mean short term crash diets, I am asking about your long term, lifelong healthy food plans for safe weight loss. Please share. Thanks....  Read more

Diet Soda

When I had a problem with the plateau, I quit drinking Diet soda....  Read more

Soda

One way I broke my plateau was to lower salt intake and that meant giving up Diet Coke!...  Read more

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  Read more

Everyday Life Skills Your Teens Should Know

By Margery D. Rosen, Family CircleTo help our kids become happy adults, we have to give them the gift of competence. Kids who can handle everyday tasks, from laundry to banking, are happier and more confident. Whether they're still under your roo...  Read more

Crossing over Those Dreaded Plateaus

By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL) Since I weighed 460 when I started my journey and I weigh 334 now, you can bet that Iíve had my fair share of plateaus. They are frustrating to say the least and sometimes are the one thing that can break your resolv...  Read more