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What To Do When Your Body Can't Lose Any More Weight

Experiencing a weight loss plateau is common in most people on a weight loss fitness journey as most diet experts note that there are rarely mentioned adaptation of the body that prevents a diet program from achieving the maximum results. This adaptation can be tackled in a variety of ways, most of which involve changes to the training or diet regimen of a person. While circumventing the metabolic rate can be a difficult process, it can be done

The typical human form is capable of achieving a number of incredible heights that seem to defy the ways of science. Athletes, through sheer willpower, can end up lifting something that their bodies should not be able to without suffering anything worse than muscle spasms. People may adapt to extreme trauma caused by a car accident and overcome predictions that they'll never walk again. While, in general, these amazing feats are useful in a number of situations, there are physical reactions that some people look upon with quite a bit of disfavor. Among these “disfavored reactions” is something known as a “weight loss plateau.”

The “plateau” is a term used to describe a circumstance where the body has become unable to lose any further weight, usually due to developing a tolerance for the weight loss pills or methods being used. Most diet books decidedly ignore the existence of the plateau, primarily because it can be seen as negating the purpose of the diet and is, said to not favor their course. There are, however, ways to counteract the human body building a tolerance for training regimens and weight loss pills.

The human metabolism, when presented with a set pattern, will over time learn to adapt to that pattern. It is this natural adaptability of the human body that can cause the weight loss plateau, especially if such person's diet and eating habits have been altered for weight loss. As such, changing the pattern will, once a sufficient amount of time has passed, allow your diet plan or weight loss pills to become effective again. This trick essentially involves confusing the human metabolism, and is often taken as a rather drastic way to get the body back in “diet mode.” 

You may chose to add strength and weight training as modifying one's exercise program can also help someone get past the plateau, most times. The body will still burn through nutrients during physical activity, though the digestive system's metabolic rate can adapt such that more weight is retained rather than burned during exercise. Increasing the difficulty of the exercises, or changing the movements to target less-developed muscle areas, can effectively force the body to re-adapt. While the body is busy adapting to the changes, it can also start losing weight again. This method is best used with alterations to the person's diet. Another trick used to circumvent the problem of the plateau is to make changes to the time frame between meals, The key concept of this method is to fool the body into burning the food faster, thus getting one's weight loss program and diet back on track.

When weighing the options, it is important to keep in mind that what works for one person may not work for another person. Some slower metabolisms may require combination of diet program and exercise regimen modifications, while others can get by with merely shortening the break between meals. The major thing is to find a method that works and is effective for a specific metabolism, which will most likely be a time-consuming process but worthwhile.

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