Losing weight is a battle: And like any good fight, you don’t always come out on top. At first, you were dominating, dropping weight every time you stepped on the scale. Then, the numbers began to slow, and now they’re completely stagnant.You’ve hit the dreaded weight-loss plateau.It’s a bummer when your fat loss slows, but hitting a weight-loss plateau is completely normal. “The leaner you get, the harder it gets to lose those last few pounds,” says Tony Gentilcore, C.S.C.S., owner of CORE in Brookline, Massachusetts.As you continue losing weight, your metabolism starts to slow down, so you either need to eat fewer calories or burn more calories through activity to see continued weight loss. But still, your current weight doesn’t have to be your ending weight. You just need to start approaching your fat loss plan a bit differently if you want to see bigger results.Here, six reasons you’ve stopped losing weight—and what you can do to get back on track.