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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

I have been watching my diet for 5 weeks and lost
Updated 2/13/2016 7:50:56 AM

I have been watching my diet for 5 weeks and lost 6 pounds in the 1st 3 weeks. I have not lost anymore since. What is wrong?...  Read more

Once I discovered alternate day dieting, I stand a
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Once I discovered alternate day dieting, I stand amazed and happy. Also there are lists of 'negative calorie' foods that you can eat as much as you want. Just look them up....  Read more

Think about alternate day diets, do a 500 calorie
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Think about alternate day diets, do a 500 calorie day and then a 2000 calorie day. It works great for so many reasons. Also after a time 2 to 3 weeks of this ir activates an ancient gene that helps control weight and general health. Once I discove...  Read more

So I am slowly breaking the Plateau I lost 6 lb
Updated 2/13/2016 8:03:56 AM

So I am slowly breaking the Plateau I lost 6 lbs in 2.5 weeks , I guess with my fibromyalgia slowly and steady is going to have to be the way I do this....  Read more

Started my diet on monday, breakfast is my downfal
Updated 2/12/2016 8:59:47 PM

Started my diet on monday, breakfast is my downfall I've had yogurt fruit and granola all week because I just can't seem to get up early enough for eggs and I don't like hard boiled. Any other suggestions for easy things I can take on the go?...  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