a) Weight loss takes time. As in weeks.
b) It's about calories in - calories out. If you are still eating more calories than you are burning you are not going to be losing weight.
Well if you know how it works then you should figure out how to lose the weight then.
Just trying to help.
Could you be building muscle? Or perhaps your body has gotten used to the activity you are doing? Have you had a cheat day to confuse your metabolism? I understand the frustration-I'm down 26 pounds and have been sitting there for weeks, even though I've lowered my caloric intake and upped my exercise/added strength training. I think that, like me, you might have either hit a plateau or hit a point where your body is gaining muscle.
I've seen it before, too. I have a friend that weighed 155 for months but was actually losing inches at the same time. Like me, you need to stop looking at the scale and use measurements for a while to see if you're toning.
Our bodies tend to plateau after so much weight loss. You can take a break from restriction for a bit then hit it again or keep up the increased activity and you might work thru it and start losing again. Plateaus can take a lot of patience and tweaking.
Various things it could be:
-Adaptation to excercise (you're burning way less than you think because of it)
-metabolic slowdown due to long period of dieting, it's not permanent
-the whoosh effect. This is when your fat cells empty but get filled with water temporarily. This causes you to lose fat, but stay the same size and weight. Suddenly, you'll wake up one morning and see a huge drop in weight and visible fat. Since you say you know how it works, I won't go into the whole calorie thing.
What it is NOT- A common misconception is that "you might be gaining muscle" that is completely wrong. Muscle gain is a very slow process and you can't possible gain muscle fast enough to offset 1-2 pounds a week of fat loss weight.
Muscle does NOT weigh more than fat. 1 pound of muscle weighs exactly as much as 1 pound of fat on a scale. You cannot build one pound of muscle in a week unless you're on the juice or have ridiculous genetics. ESPECIALLY in a caloric deficit