The Foolproof Diet

The Foolproof Diet

Discalimer: I am not a medical doctor. If you have a pre-existing medical condition pertaining to your diet and health, consult a doctor prior to attempting the steps outlined in this article.  Hours upon hours spent in the gym on cardio, weight lifting, aerobics, etc. and yet still no weight loss! Sound familiar? While exercise is an important part to the weight loss journey, many forget to properly account for the diet side of things. The latter amounts for 60+% of any body composition related goals and the success therein.   Before we get into the method, let’s set down a couple ground rules that will maximize how well this works for you. Be honest with yourself – if you snack on nuts, for example, during the day and don’t count them towards your caloric total because “it’s not that much”, or “it’s not a full meal”, you’re really just cheating yourself. Stay active – just because you are going to be eating less than normal doesn’t mean you can slack off at or outside of the gym. If you normally walk to work, and then you start driving everywhere instead, your daily burn will obviously be lower. Know how to be flexible – many times, I will see diets fail as a result of one small slip up that quickly snowballs. You went out for lunch and ate more food than usual… big deal! Eat less for the rest of the day; which brings me to my next point. USE COMMON SENSE. Eating a salad at some point during the week will not automatically void the rest of the food...