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Weight Loss Plateaus, Tough Love, and Energy Audits (Replay of Episode 77)

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While we continue preparing to get our next season up and running, we’re replaying Episode 77, which is all about troubleshooting weight loss plateaus.

In this episode from the SBSPOD archive, Eric and Greg discuss topics including metabolic adaptation, energy compensation, and a long list of factors that may lead us to overestimate energy expenditure or underestimate energy intake. The discussion yields several practical, evidence-based tips for overcoming challenges and breaking through plateaus when pursuing a weight loss goal.

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TIME STAMPS

Intro/Announcements (0:00)

Road to the Stage / Road to Athens (2:27)

Feats of Strength (8:14)

Coach’s Corner: Troubleshooting weight loss plateaus (24:47)

The general approach (28:39)

Issues with “tough love” in coaching (31:19)

How to conduct an “energy audit” (38:42)

Drawing conclusions and planning solutions (54:35)

To Play Us Out: Unbelievable 40-yard dash times at the 2022 NFL combine (1:04:48)

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