It’s an established fact that in order to lose weight, you need to maintain a steady caloric deficit over a long period of time. You must burn more calories than consumed. However, despite knowing this, many people still struggle to see any progress with their weight loss goals.
Here are five common mistakes people make (whether they know it or not) that are impeding their efforts to slim down:
Regardless of what your goal is - and especially if it has to do with body composition changes - then the ability to track your food is a valuable tool. It can spell the difference between years of frustration in the gym, versus making huge steps towards acquiring the physique you want in only months. On top of that, it’s really not that hard to do! With free apps like MyFitnessPal currently available, tracking food is only a matter of taking a few minutes to learn how to measure/weigh food, check labels, and search for things in a data base. Calories and macronutrient totals are all calculated for you. Before long, it becomes so second nature that you barely even need to think about it.
Kat has spent years gathering knowledge on how to achieve the healthiest lifestyle possible (for the body and the mind), from both extensive research and practical experience. She loves to pass it all on to as many people as possible!