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How I Busted Through My Weight-Loss Plateau

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Weight-Loss Tips from Our Experts

Madelyn Fernstrom, PhD, director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Weight Management Center: "Remember this: Weight loss is like a flight of stairs. Your weight goes down, then stabilizes, or plateaus. To get to the next 'step,' trim 100 calories from your whole day by leaving a bite or two on your plate during each meal."

Monica Vazquez, master trainer for New York Sports Clubs in New York City: "Try bikram, aka hot, yoga once a week to help strengthen and stretch muscles important for running. The deep stretching helps to loosen hip muscles that tend to get really tight in women."

Mary Jane Detroyer, RD, dietitian and exercise physiologist in New York City: "Get preworkout carbs without feeling full by sipping a yogurt fruit smoothie. It's an easy fuel-up if you eat gluten-free."

Originally published in FITNESS magazine, July/August 2010.

 

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krazykardio wrote:

I really like these type of posts, it helps everyone to stay motivated whenever they feel like giving up. I really appreciate her hard work, and congratulations for this massive success. :)

8/25/2014 06:16:53 AM Report Abuse
andreabenner192 wrote:

I LOVE posts like this, just shows what hard work and determination can achieve! Katy if you're looking for a diet plan that actually works, I highly recommend you visit: -- www.V-Factor.info --- John Barban's Venus Factor guide is brilliant. Good luck!

5/6/2014 12:09:42 PM Report Abuse
ssmalheiser wrote:

Thanks - I am practically with you! Trying to get to 135 - the last 15 pounds have been hard for about a YEAR now! Keep it up. Sue

3/11/2014 09:54:26 AM Report Abuse
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3/1/2014 08:03:26 PM Report Abuse
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1/25/2014 02:46:33 PM Report Abuse

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