Top Five Weight Loss Mistakes People Make
Losing weight can seem very tough. Sometimes, even after maintaining your exercise routine, sticking to a diet plan, following weight-loss tips, and doing all the right things, you may still not see the results you desire.
If you’re struggling to shed pounds despite your workout and diet plan, you may be unknowingly committing some mistakes and hindering your progress. To help you identify the weight loss mistakes that you may be making, we have compiled a list of the top five weight loss mistakes people make.
1. Trying to outperform a bad diet
Remember that you cannot out-train a bad diet. If you are working out super hard and not eating properly, you will not lose weight. To achieve your weight loss goals, you should maintain a balanced diet that compromises all nutrients in the right quantities.
2. Not exercising right
Too much cardio can increase your risk of more muscle burn by struggling to keep up with increased levels of energy. This could affect your metabolism and throw your weight loss program off-balance. Ensure that you do enough calisthenics and weight lifting along with cardio.
3. Not drinking enough water
Our bodies are made up of about 60% water. We supply this water through the food we eat and the beverages we drink. By not keeping your water intake consistent, you will notice a lack of weight loss. Besides, drinking fluids throughout the day will help you keep untimely hunger pangs away.
4. Sticking yourself in a rut
If you continue to do the same workout, same exercises, eat the same foods, for several weeks without introducing new exercises or diet, you won’t see the desired results. You need to shake it up and make your body think again. Hire a personal trainer to help give you new exercises and to ensure that you are doing everything you need to be doing to reach your goals.
5. Depending too much on what the scale says
Non-scale victories, such as pants fitting better, stairs becoming easier to ascend, working longer in the garden than you could before, etc., are worth celebrating. You’ll see these victories before noticing a change on your weighing scale.
If you’re looking for a certified fitness trainer and sports nutritionist, reach out to Brady Worster at Fhysical Elements. As a qualified and experienced personal trainer in Colorado, I provide personalized weight loss programs and other online personal training services to clients of all ages and abilities. My training program is all-encompassing and includes stretching, and a diet plan to ensure that my clients lead a healthy, sustainable, and holistic lifestyle and get the body they want.