5 Secret Reasons You’re Not Losing the Weight You Want To

So you’ve been working out consistently and eating the right foods—great job! There’s just one thing: Your healthy meals and sweat-dripping Spin sessions don’t seem to be manifesting any results, other than muscles so sore you can barely walk the next day. Cue the frustration (and discouragement, and strong urge to punch something). Before you give up and go back to your couch potato ways, know this—we have some answers for you. Namely, a few small, secret things that may be why you’re not seeing the results you want, and luckily, they’re easy to fix. We consulted Whitney Tingle and Danielle Duboise (co-founders of the clean, organic food delivery service Sakara Life) and Vanessa Packer, holistic nutritionist and co-founder of ModelFit, for their expertise on exactly why those last stubborn pounds won’t shed.

Keep scrolling to see their answers!