Five or six days at maintenance levels generally did it for me
Originally Posted by RunbikeSki
The diet doc's explanation of plateaus (2 weeks or more of no weight loss) was the that for most people, it is the body saying, "hang-on here, I need to catch-up and adjust my metabolism". His recommendation was to up the calorie intake to around, (maybe a little below) your daily maintenance requirement for a week or two, then return to your reduced calorie diet.
This is actually what I use to do to break through plateaus. Five or six days at maintenance levels generally did it for me. But I had to learn this on my own.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible. -- Arthur C. Clarke
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