I have been working hard to get a chiseled Greek god body and am having a hell of a time dropping the last 15 pounds. I am wanting to see if anybody had any advice on how to get over the hump.
I started out at just over 280 lbs and found my wife's desire for me slipping. I'm 6'5" and I feel like my height almost made me look even bigger than I was. People would always talk about how big I was and call me names like Big Country. So I hit the weights hard and significantly improved my diet and my muscle has come back. At first, the fat melted away fast. But I am sitting at 255lbs and the last 15 lbs have been incredibly difficult to lose. I have an outline of my abs but just not quite where I want them. I have tried high protein/low carb meal plans and switching up my cardio routine but the last bit of weight has been stubborn. I am 41 so I wonder how much my age is impacting my metabolism. I have thought about getting my testosterone levels checked to see if that might be why my progress has stopped. I am a little limited on the cardio that I can do because I have a bad knee. I played football in college and have had 2 reconstructions, with the last one being 5 years ago to re-repair my ACL after if gave out. I get around fine but intense plyo kinds of exercises won't work for me. I was thinking about maybe getting a rowing machine or trying something new. I was curious if anybody else had a plateau that they hit, and how they got over the hump.