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3 Reasons You’re Hitting a Weight Loss Plateau


Hitting a Weight Loss Plateau
Hitting a Weight Loss Plateau

There are a few common roadblocks that anybody working on losing large or small amounts of weight hits along their journey. Knowing these can help you pay attention and jump over the next one in your path.

Reason #1

You aren’t aware of your calorie intake – Losing weight requires a calorie deficit. Calories we burn must be more than the calories we eat. When a person first begins a weight loss journey, they make diet and exercise changes. For example, the first change might be consuming 500 fewer calories per day by avoiding sugary drinks and limiting desserts to once a week, in addition to starting a 5k walking program, which burns 500 calories extra, 4 days per week. This makes a big difference and a lot of weight is lost initially, right?

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