Is Your Metabolism Broken? Do you think your metabolism is broken? Do you feel like you are stuck in a place where you feel as though no matter what you do, you can’t lose body fat. Even if you might feel as though you’re eating very, very little calories. Struggling To Lose Weight I did […]
Coming out of my teens and into my early 20’s I struggled with weight fluctuation and constant yo-yo dieting. I was always very active, but I always carried some excess body fat. In continuous attempts to try to lose weight, I would barely eat all day then spend hours doing cardio in the gym. I […]
Breakfast is always a hard one for most people. We are surround by cereals and sugary breakfast options everywhere which load us with carbohydrates. Now I do follow flexible dieting so I have nothing against sugar and cereals, however, unless you are doing a workout in the morning, eating a high carbohydrate meal may leave you hungry and lethargic soon after your meal.
So you may be following a training and nutrition regime to a Tee or just simply eating healthy and getting active but you get to a point where you can not lose any More fat and you don’t know what else to do. How can you be doing EVERYTHING right and still not getting results?
Don’t worry! I know the feeling as I have been there myself. And, it can be very discouraging, I know. But even when you think you are doing everything correctly, chances are that you may be missing something small that can be stalling your fat loss significantly.
Here are 9 factors that you may be overlooking that might very well be contributing to your fat loss plateau.
The other day I wrote a blog about my 9 tips for sculpted abs. However, since then many of you have contacted me and asked more about nutrition and diet and what to eat to get that 6-pack we all want.
We all have abs, they are just more or less visible. To make your abs visible you need to ensure that your body fat percentage is fairly low, but also that you avoid foods that might trigger bloating and water retention. This is obviously highly individual so try to stay in tune with your body to see what foods you might react to.
To get rid of the ‘padding’ you will need to ensure that you eat fewer calories than you spend on physical activity. However, it’s important that you don’t eat too little as this can make you waste muscle and create a stress response in your body. You need to take it slow… Getting the body of your dreams is like a marathon, not a 30-second sprint! You need to persevere and be consistent!
If you find yourself being short of time in the morning, often skipping breakfast, you are not alone. You are one out of many women and men who often skip breakfast due to lack of time.
But don’t panic, I’ve got a solution for you. Try this Chia Breakfast Pudding found in my program Body By Nina. Prepare this recipe the night before to have it ready in the morning. You can even prepare chia puddings for 2-3 days in advance. But for the best result try making it the night before.