The new year is an exciting prospect. It's a new opportunity to try something new, to better oneself and for many, to take on the daunting challenge of 31 days of abstinence.
It's Friday, You've been training mean and eating clean all week. The drag of the mundane 9 till 5 work week is almost over... until Monday at least and you're raring to go!
Before you divulge yourself into a weekend of poor health and potential diet ruining decisions, make sure to read this article on how not to throw all of your hard work out of the window this weekend.
You've been eating clean, training hard and until recently were on course to reach your final weight loss goals, only to have it all come to a frustrating standstill, sound familiar!?
Unfortunately the last few pounds are always the most stubborn. The good news is, you are leaner than you were before (well done you). The bad news is, your new and improved body now requires fewer calories to get you through the day. For every pound lost, your body requires roughly 20 fewer calories per day (bummer).