By Pamela Nisevich Bede, M.S., R.D., Runner's World
Sometimes our weight loss or training plan gets derailed for one reason or another--injuries, work, family commitments, whatever. When our standard calorie burn gets stifled, we often forget (or don't want to) adjust our calorie intake accordingly.
If you're in this boat and looking for ways to prevent the number on the scale from going up while your mileage goes down, consider some of these tips.
1. Stop mindlessly snacking!
As a ravenous runner, you've grown accustomed to eating anything that's not nailed down, anytime it suits you, and not seeing weight gain. Decrease your workouts, and you must put the brakes on the imbibing if you're looking to keep your weight the same. If you take a look at your diet, you likely have room to cut out a few empty calories here and there. Consider