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Trying to Lose Weight? Don't Make the 9 Fitness Mistakes I Did (That Caused Weight Gain!)

PopSugar Logo By Jenny Sugar of PopSugar | Slide 1 of 10: After gaining the freshman 40 during college, my weight-loss journey was a long one because I made so many mistakes. Many of them were diet-related, including eating too much in general (holy 800-calorie smoothie!), eating too many carbs and not enough protein, and overdoing it on high-calorie "health" foods like nuts. But, I also made many fitness-related mistakes that actually led to weight gain! If you're looking to get leaner with exercise, experts agree - avoid these fitness mistakes.

Trying to Lose Weight? Don't Make the 9 Fitness Mistakes I Did (That Caused Weight Gain!)

After gaining the freshman 40 during college, my weight-loss journey was a long one because I made so many mistakes. Many of them were diet-related, including eating too much in general (holy 800-calorie smoothie!), eating too many carbs and not enough protein, and overdoing it on high-calorie "health" foods like nuts. But, I also made many fitness-related mistakes that actually led to weight gain! If you're looking to get leaner with exercise, experts agree - avoid these fitness mistakes.

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