The diet industry has drilled into our heads that there are certain things we have to do to be lean, strong, and healthy:
- Stop eating our favorite foods
- Start punishing ourselves in the gym
- Make sure that we don’t eat more than some online calculator told us to
- Stop going out and enjoying ourselves with our friends and family
- Make a list of “good” and “bad” foods and beat ourselves up when we don’t stick to our plan
I’d be lying to you if I didn’t say that these measures work…at least in the short term. However, the end result of this kind of “dieting” is nearly always one (or more) of the following outcomes:
- You end up hungry, tired, irritable, and your life is ruled by food and exercise
- You fall into a cycle of deprivation and uncontrollable eating
- Your progress stalls no matter how much you exercise and how little you eat
- You quit trying all together because chasing the number on the scale just isn’t worth the sacrifices we’ve been making to see it move
How do I know this? Because I’ve tried just about every “diet” out there and made just about every mistake there is to make.
Here is truth:
- You don’t need to continuously eat less
- You don’t need to “earn” or “burn” food with exercise
- You don’t need to blindly follow a bunch of arbitrary “food rules”
You and I both know these approaches usually totally suck, and most often don’t work in the long run.
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