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My Scale is Evil!!

I’m not a health nut or a fitness guru, I’m just in my mid forties & struggling. Do I love the scale or do I hate the scale? Well I think today the scale is evil! I’m trying to lose 10lbs and it is just such a struggle. Years ago I would be able to lose weight without even thinking about it. But it is no longer so easy.

I am normally an active person, and I do go to the gym. When I am focused (like I am right now) I go at least 4 times a week. I do 2 spin classes a week, one spin bootcamp class, and I just added a circuit class. I also do yoga at least once a week. But my biggest struggle is my diet!

A couple of weeks ago, I got so frustrated because my evil scale was not moving at all. I spoke to my spin instructor after class and expressed my frustration. We went over what type of exercises I did and what I ate; we also discussed the evil word “hormones”. She told me to try adding more strength training into my workouts and that I should add more protein to my diet. She also told me about an app she uses called “Lose It”. Continue reading