6 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight
The solutions are actually pretty simple.
You Haven't Changed Your Diet
If you're not losing weight, the first (and main) culprit is often diet. An oft-quoted fitness mantra says, "Weight loss is 80% diet, 20% exercise." If you're consuming more calories than you're burning off, you are not going to lose weight—period. Eating non-nutritious, high-calorie foods (like sweets, sodas and junk food) can trigger insulin spikes and crashes, cravings and binges. All of this will ultimately wreak havoc on your body. In terms of diet, there's a reason why high-fiber, high-protein, nutrient-dense foods are recommended for weight loss: they keep you full for longer, help keep your energy levels stable, and are lower in calories.