This may not make sense. But if you want to lose weight and KEEP IT OFF, you will probably need strategies that won't drive you up a wall in the short haul. 🤪
I had a client who was
😵 consuming about 1000kcal a day,
😵 going on a strict diet,
😵 exercising at least 5 times a week
and yet, she wasn't losing weight.
When I asked her questions such as:
😖 are you often hungry?
😖 are you tired a lot?
😖 are you plateauing at the gym?
Her answers were Yes.
After learning this, I suggested we try something new.
🤔 What if SHE ATE A LITTLE BIT MORE? At least for the next 2 weeks; then see the results. If it's good we keep going; if not, we'll adjust.
🙈 While the idea was new to her and she worried about gaining weight, she was open to try it out. 📝 We implemented strategies around her eating, and checked-in every so often.
🏋🏻♀️ 2 weeks later, she reported back breaking her plateau already and feeling more energetic at the gym and at work. What's more, she also said she wasn't hungry as often and YET she didn't gain weight. In fact, she felt lighter and so we kept going.
🛣️ There were bumps along the way but as she got more consistent, the results became more obvious.
👨👩👧👦 Her family, friends, and colleagues complimented her and how she had lost so much weight over a few months.
🤗 She was happy and felt like she was finally in control of her nutrition, fitness, and health. And I couldn't be happier for her.
What would make you happy? 😊