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How to Prevent The Water Weight Loss Trap

Change your body's composition to more muscle mass and less fat mass to lose the weight for good. You will lose more than just water weight loss.

Keep fat loss as your main goal when trying to lose weight. It takes longer to transform your body's composition, so be patient. Its worth the wait. Quick weight loss gimmicks will leave you frustrated and heavier in the long-run.

Don't just lose water weight. Burn body fat and lose weight!

If you lose 20 pounds in 10 days using severe calorie restriction with no exercise (you probably won't have the energy to exercise), just about all of that weight loss will be due to lost muscle mass and water weight!

The problem is further compounded if you gained weight without exercise. The composition of this weight gain is mainly fat and water retention. I have seen individuals with up to 70% body fat!

One big cause of water retention is too much salt consumption (sodium). If you eat many processed foods and not many whole, natural foods, …

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About Mark

About Mark

Mark Dilworth is a Lifestyle and Weight Management Specialist and since 2006 he has owned Your Fitness University, Her Fitness Hut, My Fitness Hut, Sports Fitness Hut.

Mark has helped thousands of clients and readers make lifestyle changes that lead to better long-term health, which includes acceptable body fat and ideal body weight.He does not recommend fad diets, quick weight loss gimmicks, starvation diets, weight loss pills, fat burner supplements and the like.