Losing weight is hard. Gaining it back, however, seems to be so much easier.
Talk to just about anyone that’s tried to lose weight and you’ll hear the same thing again and again: the classic yo-yo pattern. You lose weight just to gain it right back. You lose weight, you gain weight. Over and over again.
Why does this happen?
One theory explaining this phenomenon is the metabolic set point theory.
This article takes you through that theory and tells you what you can do to change your metabolic set point.