Still on Step 1: Knowledge is Power, here’s some other key information: weight loss is not the same as fat loss. And at the time this was news to me.
I had learned, as most people do, through mainstream media that we must lose weight, period. That the kg on the scale is all that matters. But as it turns out, total weight is not really the most important thing. Body fat and muscle mass percentage matter a whole lot more.
Here’s an infographic for you!
You can find the complete infographic here but keep in mind not to take things literally (for example the “track your body fat every 2 weeks”)
And another thing, as it turns out you can lose fat / volume, but actually gain weight if you are developing muscle mass, becaaaauuuuseeeee: