To break through a fat loss plateau,
you may need to consume less calories or you may need to increase your daily
Here are some tips;
control of your life, rock on!
- Increase duration or
intensity of exercise - As fitness increases you can increase the pace or extend
your training sessions.
- Increase out-of-session
Even if you train hard, you may not be moving enough during the rest of
your day. A pedometer or step counter can be used to assess daily
activity. Aim for a minimum of 8,000 steps, with a goal of 10,000 or more
as required. Around 15,000 steps are a very active day.
- Eat less sugar – You may have cut
back on fat, but still be consuming too much sugar. Low-fat sweet snacks
such as yogurt and breakfast bars may seem a healthy option, but they
are loaded with sugar. Swapping to fruit can be healthier and you will
save a lot on calories.
- Drink less alcohol - Alcoholic drinks may
be difficult to cut back on or give up but may be necessary when you hit a
plateau. A reality check on volume is important as alcohol is often
- Eat smaller portions - Check to see if you
are eating too much. Even if it’s healthy, you may need to downsize
your dinner plate.
Take control of your life, rock on!
Till next month...Evie