10 Weight Loss Nightmares Everyone Dreads

For millions of people, trying to lose weight is a horrible experience—but for some, it’s worse than others. If you shed some extra pounds are tried to lose weight in the past, you might have suffered through one of these ten weight loss nightmares. If you’re stuck in a rut and want to get back in shape, these are the weight loss disasters to avoid.

Cheat Days

For many people trying to lose weight, a cheat day seems like a good idea. While there is nothing wrong with treating yourself to something special one day a week, you can’t go overboard without ruining your weight loss regimen. As long as you treat cheat day right, you will overcome some of your cravings while still dropping pounds. In fact, for some people, a small splurge once a week can help burn calories more efficiently and even increase the body’s metabolism.

The problem is that you cannot use your cheat day as an excuse for eating whatever you want. Overloading just one day a week can quickly set you back thousands of calories, meaning that all your hard work throughout the week was for nothing. In fact, splurging can lead to bloating, as well as constipation or diarrhea. To avoid that nightmare, choose just one or two things to enjoy on your cheat day and don’t treat the whole day like a disgusting buffet.

Written by Mark Forge

Mark Forge is the founder of FatForge - an information website dedicated to busting nutrition myths, scams and lies while helping people turn their weight around. If you want to lose weight I suggest starting here.

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