diet-398613_640While they often begin as logical and innocuous, “I’ll start Monday” and numerous other overused cliches stall fat loss and inhibit us from reaching our full potential.

Any of these seven self-sabotaging sayings sound familiar?

“I workout rigorously so I metabolize sugar better than other people.”
During my personal training days, I heard this often, usually from clients who treated themselves post-workout to fro-yo or some high-sugar impact smoothie.

“I do intermittent fasting and so I can eat whatever I want during my ‘feeding phase.’”
You’ve diligently fasted for hours or even days, and that ravenous aftermath means you’ll devour anything within eyesight.

“I eat healthy all week so I can splurge on the weekends.”
Sorry, but your body is a biochemistry lab, not a bank account. You can’t “save” calories and spend them elsewhere.

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