A lot of people report that they make good progress losing weight at first but then their progress stalls. Lets first look at some of the reasons that your fat loss progress can stop: 1) You have lost weight but not adjusted your caloric intake downward, this is the #1 reason for stalling. Remember that each time you lose 5lbs you need to recalculate your caloric requirements and adjust it downward. 2) The initial rapid ‘weight loss’ was just water loss. When you cut carbs and salt, a lot of water can be shed in the first few weeks. [More]