Yo-Yo Dieting vs. Lifestyle Change: 4 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

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We all know at least 1-2 “yo-yo dieters” in our lives–or maybe it’s us! It’s that person that’s always on a new cleanse, new workout plan, or on that “get skinny quick” wave. Then there are others who have successfully lost the weight but suddenly gain it back a month later. What exactly are they doing wrong?

Below are 4 reasons why it’s just not working:

One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Just because your favorite YouTuber lost 50 pounds in 1 month doesn’t mean that you will too. Everyone’s body and metabolism are drastically different. When thinking of a new diet you have to think about if it is truly right for you and makes sense for your body type, lifestyle, and goals.

You’re Not Sticking To It Long Enough

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