Brian St. Pierre, M.S., R.D., C.S.C.S., is a member of the Men's Health Advisory Board.
Weight loss can feel like a moving target. What works in a month does not seem to work in another month, and entering the scale can often feel like a roulette game.
At Precision Nutrition, where I work as a nutrition director, I often see clients who are frustrated and sometimes confused why they are not losing weight.
I often try to tell them that weight loss is much more complex than trendy diets let you believe. There are all sorts of factors that contribute to weight loss, including sleep, exercise, genes, body composition, age, gender, diet, hydration, stress, mindset, outlook, and probably 1
But just because weight loss is complex does not mean that it has to be difficult. In fact, I mainly deal with clients by simplifying their approach to diet and exercise.
Here are four examples of simple steps that can dramatically improve your chances of building the body you want