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Sometimes we get into a rut and the way to break the plateau is to get out of the rut. Shake up your menus with new foods, new recipes, a new meal structure. Shake up your activity with new exercises or a new time for exercise. Your body might be "used" to the same old things and needs a change.

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It might also help you to check to be sure you are doing what you think you are doing. Weigh and measure your food, use a pedometer, time your activity. I know that my brain likes to err on the side of fun and pleasure and my eyeballed half cup might be twice as much as what I thought I had.
- Submitted by ENUFF81020 4/5/2010 in Breaking a Plateau | 2 Comments
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GRAMMAP1 4/5/2010 1:42:00 PM

    I find sometimes I relax and get in a rut. This takes extra energy to start over or shake things up, and that just may be the problem.!
ENUFF81020 4/5/2010 1:16:00 AM

    I think that a plateau can be the most destructive thing to a weight loss and/or a fitness plan. Getting to the bottom of things and breaking it is important to keep me going in the right direction and to keep me from giving up.

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