Do not allow “normal” set points and weight loss plateaus stop your weight reduction plans.You were mindful for weeks at a time, dropped a few pounds and all of a sudden everything involves a stop. Even if you exercised all along it still can happen. No matter what you are doing the scales stay the exact same. You at a set point, and plateau.
This occurs to everyone. It’s an inevitable and normal problem. The system of yours works hard to keep energy intake(food) as well as output (basal metabolism and exercise) in a very delicate balance. We all like dieting though the body of ours interprets the weight loss as starvation. It shuts down the boost metabolism to burn fat of ours. Our bodies are created to protect themselves from anything that interfers with the survival of ours. Try holding your breathe, as you read through the following paragraph or two and you will see another body function which is built to keep you in existence.
Think it over, our ancestors, 10,000 years ago ate when they found foods. Days could go by with no eating. People who were able to conserve energy, i.e. hold on to the fat, were the ones that lived. So we are programed to conserve our fat for lean times, and they will not be very often right now.
It takes fewer calories to maintain your weight as you just weigh less. In order to relinquish just one pound a week, you will have to wind up with at least 500 calories per day less than you need to hold your weight. This comes from eating less and/or exercising more. These “set points” become quite frustrating for all of us.Here are many other for weight loss to slow down and also stop:
Are expectations unrealistic? If you are comparing yourself to the bone thin celebrity on tv or even what you weighed in high school, quite possibly your expectations are unrealistic.