Kick The Last 5 Kilos
Hit a bump in the fat-burn road? Jump-start your motivation, navigate surprising obstacles and move those last kilos with these strategies from experts
Your expert-approved road map to weight loss success
Whether you’re at the tail end of a long weight-loss journey or just want to drop a jeans size, a small number of kilos can be harder to shake than seagulls around fries. “If you’ve been doing the same thing day in, day out for months, your body can just stop responding,” says celebrity trainer Tegan Haining. “Or if a few kilos is all you have to lose, you may need to look at outside-the-norm factors, like sleep and hormones.” Dietician Chloe McLeod adds that at this stage, “it’s often just small [lifestyle] adjustments needed, so it can feel difficult because it’s harder to identify them.” Also on the list of potential obstacles? A motivation nosedive when you’re busy, stressed or have hit a plateau. Or perhaps you’ve seen results from your efforts, enjoyed the feedback, but then relaxed a bit too much. Whatever’s going on, “consistency in healthy choices day to day is going to get the best results long term,” says McLeod. As enthusiastic all-staff emails often proclaim, teamwork makes the dream work. That’s why we’ve enlisted an expert support squad to get you back on track. Here’s how they help clients shift those last few stubborn kilos – and stay healthy and happy for life.