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5 Ways to Break through Dreaded Weight Loss Plateaus

Even though it’s completely normal to hit a snag in your fitness journey, a perceived setback like this can send even the most dedicated dieter off course, away from healthy eating and toward cookies, cake, and pizza. But you can be strong and start getting back on the weight-loss track again. Try at least one of the following techniques, and there’s a good chance you’ll burst through your plateau in no time.

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Fat Vs. Muscle

  1. If you’re trying to lose a lot of weight and get discouraged when you’ve “only lost 5 lbs” – look at the picture … 5 lbs of fat is a great accomplishment!
  2. 5 lbs of muscle weighs the same as 5 lbs of fat so don’t always focus on the scale.
  3. Muscle takes up less space because it is denser. So, someone weighing 150 lbs — if it’s with muscle they will look thinner than someone with more fat, but weighing the same.
  4. If you have a consistent workout and strength training schedule, you should experience a change in body shape.
  5. Muscle burns more calories than fat .. even while sitting during the day.
  6. If you begin strength training but do not increase your caloric intake, you should experience weight loss from the burning of extra calories.

Many, many more benefits but that’s a few!

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60 Day Starter Challenge

This challenge is for beginners. If you need support, motivation and someone to help answer your questions as you begin and maintain your healthy transition, with fitness, nutrition and weight loss, this 60 Day Starter Challenge is for you! 2 Options:

(1) Shakeology + your own workout

  • Replace one meal per day with Shakeology
  • Walk, take classes, workout in your clubhouse, use your elliptical … any type of exercise you want.

(2) Shakeology + a beginner home fitness video (Beachbody Challenge Pack)

  • Replace one meal per day with Shakeology
  • Follow the program and schedule included in your home fitness video package
  • Choose between Brazil Butt Lift, Power 90, Slim 6, Turbo Jam and Hip Hop Abs

Both options include:

  • Nutrition Plan and Recipes
  • Unlimited Support and Motivation
  • Private Facebook group
  • Me as your FREE coach
  • Prizes and more!

Contact me if you have any questions. Challenge begins Monday, Jan. 7th!

12 Days of The Plank

Begins Monday, December 10th on Workout with Missy.

Daily photos, instructions and a few videos will be posted to teach you 12 different variations of the plank! Come over a LIKE my fitness page so you don’t miss a day.

The plank is one of the best multitasking moves to work your abs, your arms, and your back all at once. A strong core has been known to help provide us with better stability, better posture, as well as making us better and more efficient walkers and runners. In addition, a strong core helps us to performe every day activities with a little more ease. The plank has also been shown to help relieve back pain, just make sure though, that you have received medical clearance from your physician if you have had a history of back pain or back issues.