Generally speaking, men tend to lose weight faster than women. This is because the female body is designed to hold onto fat for the purpose of bearing children. In fact, some research studies suggest that when a woman starts exercising the body will work extra hard to hold onto pounds. The solution is to keep going. It will come off. Q: I LOST WEIGHT WELL DURING THE FIRST WEEK BUT THIS WEEK IT SEEMS TO HAVE STALLED. A: The body loses weight at its own natural pace. If you just continue with the Program as instructed, your weight should continue to come off. You can also increase your exercise. Walk faster or try 30 minutes instead of 20 minute walks. And monitor your diet to make sure you don't eat any of the foods to avoid.