By Susan Howard
Set weight, it’s a real thing. There is a number with which your body prefers to be, and try as you may, it feels impossible to get off that number. Our bodies calibrate and especially after a big weight loss, we biologically like to stick at what feels most right. So based on, height, size, and current metabolic rate, your body adjusts.
“That’s not the weight I want to settle on,” you complain, “I want to be 5 to 10 plus pounds less.”
This is a tough one because you are already looking good, but greedy. The better we look, the better we want to look. What to do? How can we trick our bodies into responding a new way? By doing something different.
If your focus has been cardio, switch to strength. If you’ve been doing endurance, switch to interval sprints, or heck, pick up a jump rope. If you have been training for power, few reps and heavy lifting, ..read more