Why aren't you losing weight? 5 surprising sabotages

  • Regular workouts can improve your health no matter what the scale says. So stop thinking about your weight and start thinking about getting fitter. Think less about how your body looks and more about what it can do. istockphoto

    You've been walking the straight and narrow - counting calories, working out - and yet you're not dropping pounds. What gives? The answer may be hiding out amid the random things you do over the course of an average day - those little habits that have seemingly no connection to weight loss, but may in fact be sabotaging your best get-fit efforts.

    Ask yourself these questions, and if you answer yes to any of them, you may have found your personal diet defeaters. Outwit them and you'll soon be back on track to a leaner, fitter you.