This is probably one of the most perplexing situations people experience when trying to lose weight.
They are eating very few calories, less than 1200 in many cases, and yet they just can’t lose weight. In some instances they actually gain weight.
Skeptics will say that they aren’t counting their calories right and that they are eating more than they say. But while that does happen, more times than not they are eating what they say they are (plus or minus a few calories).
So how is it possible to eat so little and not lose any weight?
Your Metabolism Isn’t Static
Many people incorrectly assume that if they burn 2,000 calories per day that eating 1000 calories per day will equate to 2lbs per week lost.
1,000 calories daily deficit * 7 days = 7,000 calories / 3,500 calories per pound = 2lbs
That looks right on paper, but that’s not what happens in the real world. In the real world your metabolism adapts to lower calories. This is completely… Continue Reading