Your biggest fear has come true. No,Scandal hasn’t been canceled and neither has Game of Thrones—we’re talking about something far more terrifying: You’ve hit the dreaded weight loss plateau.
The scale, once a pedestal where you’d celebrate your weekly weigh-in victories, suddenly stopped budging. You’ve laid off your cheat day cookies, added an extra workout to your weekly routine and cut back on healthy foods that aren’t, but nothing will make the scale tip in your favor. Ugh. It’s totally irritating. But it doesn’t have to be depressing or defeating. Fitness and nutrition experts say weight loss plateaus are pretty common and there are ways to break through them.