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Dirty Trick to Beat a Fat Loss Plateau

dirty trick to beat a fat loss plateau
Need a Simple and Dirty Trick the Beats a Fat Loss Plateau

Having trouble breaking your fat loss plateau?  I once had a training partner that would put more weight on the bar than I expected.  For example, if I planned to do 200 lbs for 8 reps, he would sneak on 210.  And the thing is, I often ended up doing it just as easily as I expected to do 200.  The point to his dirty trick?  He knew I was stronger than I let my mind believe.  But how can you benefit from this dirty trick and beat a fat loss plateau?  2 ways.

Change Your Mindset and Self-Image

If you are stuck at a fat loss plateau and keep telling yourself you are meant to be fat, then guess what?  You’ll never win.  Instead, tell yourself you are meant to lose the fat to break through a fat loss plateau.  And believe it when you say it!  Picture yourself with a better body.  Picture yourself buying clothes for your new, better body.

Here’s a great example of a fat burning mindset shift mentioned by SteveH on the member’s forum…  “Yesterday’s eating went well. I even resisted a plate of fries and didn’t order the burger I was wanting.  I used the mindset that Craig mentioned – “I am a healthy person. Healthy people don’t eat Burgers and Fries”. So I got a turkey sandwich with steamed veggies.”  Having a strong, positive thinking attitude will put you on the road to success.

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Break a New Record in the Gym Each Workout

Brian Compton at www.jmaxfitness.com states, “Plateaus can take you by surprise, potentially derailing your progress for good.”  Your body won’t change if you aren’t improving.  My friend’s fat loss plateau dirty trick ensured that I was always doing more each workout, and therefore, always making gains.  So for your fat loss workout, pick one area you can improve on each workout. Whether it’s one more pushup, a faster interval, or 5 more pounds on an exercise, break a record and you’ll bust your plateau.  Train for performance, and the fat burning will follow.

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About the Author

Craig Ballantyne is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and writes for Men's Health, Men's Fitness, Maximum Fitness, Muscle and Fitness Hers, and Oxygen magazines. His trademarked Turbulence Training fat loss workouts have been featured multiple times in Men's Fitness and Maximum Fitness magazines, and have helped thousands of men and women around the world lose fat, gain muscle, and get lean in less than 45 minutes three times per week.

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Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, MS
Author, Turbulence Training

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My name is Karen Sessions and I am a life-time natural female bodybuilder, multi-certified fitness instructor, author, specialist in performance nutrition, and a success coach. I've been in the fitness industry since 1988! I teach people Just Like You how to transform their bodies, get in shape, build muscle, lose fat and compete in Bodybuilding, Physique, and Figure Competitions. When you have the CORRECT information you can have total confidence and turn your dreams into reality... and I can help transform YOUR body. I have helped THOUSANDS of clients reach their goals and I can help you, too

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