100 Calorie Weight Loss

Weight loss isn’t just something I write about. Like you, I’ve put a lot of time and effort into my attempts to lose weight.

Not all too long ago I regained the same 10 pounds I’ve seen come and go several times before. I was frustrated. Annoyed. And ready to get back to my happy weight once and for all. So I decided to change my approach to slimming down.

Rather than lose weight by making big changes, I tackled weight loss 100 calories at a time. I even put together a free weight loss plan you can follow, based on the program I designed for myself.

Get your FREE copy of Erase 100 Extra Calories here.

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But before we talk about weight loss, let’s talk about weight gain. Here’s the way weight gain usually happens for me:

It starts when I’m at a place where I feel good about what I weigh and how I feel. Feeling confident, I slowly start to shed the healthy habits that got me there, thinking I’ll be fine.

I stop working out as frequently. My portions get larger. Unhealthy foods make it onto my plate more frequently. I spend more time sitting. My plans start to include more dinners out. I use my car more than my bike. My weekly cocktail count goes up. 

Before I know it, my pants are tight, my fitness levels are down, and I am craving sugar and sweets all day long. (Sound familiar?)

If you need a visual, this overripe tomato looks the way my pants feel after shedding my healthy habits. (See how that seam is just about to split open?!)

 

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The last time I gained those same 10 pounds I took the advice I’ve doled out in magazines and on morning shows: I lost weight one small change at a time.

Small changes really do add up to sustainable weight loss. (Try it yourself: Download Erase 100 Extra Calories!) To shed this extra weight I decided to tackle 100 calories at a time.

  • I could burn off 100 calories by moving more. (Think traditional exercise as well as things like walking more, cleaning the house, and even standing.)
  • I could eliminate 100 calories from my diet. (Think eating open-face sandwiches, going meatless more often, and forgoing sweeteners in my tea.)

Depending on how fast I wanted to lose weight, I erase more or fewer calories each day. For most of the plan, I burned around 500 extra calories each day, or around 1 pound of weight lost each week.

Before long I was back into my favorite jeans. Plus I had more energy, slept better, felt better, and had fewer cravings for unhealthy foods. Best of all, many of the healthy habits I adopted stuck. So this way of eating and moving is a part of my everyday life.

I compiled some of the many ways I erased 100 calories through diet and exercise into an easy-to-follow weight loss plan.  If you’ve made it this far without downloading the guide, what are you waiting for? 

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