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Plateau Effect

4 Keys To Getting Yourself Out Of A Funk

Posted 09.09.2013 | OWN

By Robin Hilmantel Exercise slumps, relationship ruts, and overall mental funks happen to the best of us. But while getting stuck is inevit...

Breaking Through the Plateau Effect: Fuzz Up Your Workout

Herbert H. Thompson | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Herbert H. Thompson

If you've ever started a diet or made a resolution to hit the gym, you've run into the plateau effect. It's the brutal force of nature that gives you early success, but then then keeps the needle on your scale firmly in place, no matter how much time you spend on the elliptical.

What is the Plateau Effect?

Bob Sullivan | Posted 06.30.2013 | Books
Bob Sullivan

In every success, the seeds of failure are sown. Everything works, until it doesn't work. Every training method, even political idea, every passion eventually runs its course. We are terrible at changing course, however. How many times have you heard a flailing colleague insist, "But this worked before!"