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Plateau - Help!

I seem to have hit a plateau, stuck just under 12st and can't seem to get the scales to budge! I really need to kick start my weight loss any bright ideas?
I bought a yogalates DVD off amazon, as I've not been exercising really. I just don't have the time, but I hope being able to work out at home will help me fit it in. Aside from that I don't know whether to cut my calorie intake down???

If anyone has any good ideas I'd love to hear them.
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Oh it can be SO frustrating when you can't see your hard work paying off. Are you taking measurements on a regular basis? Sometimes when the scale isn't moving and the inches are, it makes you feel better about the scales.
I'd definitely advise you to exercise- try doing some full body weights a few times a week as well as some interval training cardio. If you're a fitness dvd addict like me, I'd recommend the Biggest Loser or Jillian Michaels 30 day shred dvd.

And if all else fails, I was once advised to have a bit of a blow out to kick my metabolism into gear. It worked at the time but I'm not sure I'd recommend it!


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i was (when i hit a plateau), to do like the judd'ers do... have one day thats slightly more and then back to normal...
really try and get the exersise in.... i find i have never got time to go to the gym, but i find a good 20-30 mins of my time at home to get in a wii fit work out...
i do this about 3-4 times a week... and its reallllly paying off... although im not loosing large amounts (well in my eyes compared to some) im losing the inches... almost fell over when i measured myself yesterday and found out i have lost 2 inches around my waist, bum, and boobs, and then 1 inch off my legs.... WOOP WOOP
good luck....
Yeah as I said I have ordered a DVD which will hopefully get me doing more, also getting a wii at christmas (I hope!) so will be using that. Had a total blowout this weekend and am planning a proper down day tomorrow. I'm not going to do JUDDD but I have averaged out my calories for the week and so have more variation in the days.


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im not saying follow the Judd all together..... just not go for the same amount of cals per day... but you seem to have it all sorted... Good luck

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