Eat a big breakfast
This tricks your body into thinking that there are plenty of calories which will make your metabolism rev up. Now in order to keep your calories down this means eat a smaller lunch and even less dinner. Your breakfast calories will be burned off by your revved up metabolism.
Try weight lifting
The more muscle you have the better. Muscle burns more calories. Lifting weights also increases your metabolism even after you have stopped exercising.
Drink lots of water
Drinking lots of water will keep your stomach full. Also for this time to break your plateau or drop those last 10 pounds, drink only water all day long (this is temporary) but there are no calories in water.
Change up your exercise routine.
Don't let your body adapt to the same routine. Fool your metabolism by changing up your exercises. Try yoga, dancing, or bicycling anything outside your norm. Try to get some different muscle groups working hard.
Eat protein throughout your day to keep your blood sugar even. This will help you not experience energy drain.
It is time to start a food log.
If you have never done a food log now may be the time to jot down everything you eat. Where are those calories hiding? How many teaspoons of sugar in that coffee? Try giving up condiments on your sandwiches. Little things like sugar and condiments may be keeping you from losing those last few pounds.
Cut back on portion sizes
Leave just a few bites per item on your plate. Tiny steps that won't starve you, remember you don't want your metabolism to bottom out. Once you get to your goal weight you will be able to increase your portions to a maintenance level.
Invest in a professional trainer
If you still can't budge that scale get the help of a professional trainer. They can help customize an exercise and nutrition routine that should get your weight moving in the right direction.
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