Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Behavioral Health
Dealing With a Weight-Loss Plateau

From time to time, you might notice that the scale stops moving even when you think you're following your meal and fitness plans to a tee. It's called a weight-loss plateau, and the important thing to remember is that you will get past it!

When a plateau occurs, try these techniques to get the scale moving again.

Stick to your efforts: Now is not the time to jump ship on your weight-loss journey. Instead, it's time to be morediligent about following your plan.

Step up your self-monitoring: Often, people hit plateaus after they stop monitoring how much food they're eating and how much exercise they're getting. Start keeping records again — looking over them will probably tell you where the problem lies.Continue reading for more tips that will help you overcome that frustrating plateau.

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