Quick! Name all the fad diets you’ve gone on! If you’re like most people, chances are you could name more than a few, and these diets likely contributed to several cycles of yo-yo dieting for you. The bad news is that yo-yo dieting is often tiring, difficult, discouraging and takes a lot of work with little long-term reward. The good news is that you can get off the yo-yo dieting train.