Have you been struggling to follow a well-regulated diet? Do you find yourself giving up as soon as you begin?
Most people struggle really hard to change their diet and end up giving up all together. They drive themselves against the wall by trying to calculate the exact nutrition figures for each and every one of their meals.
Why do they do this?
… Because they fervently believe and hope that following such a strict and regulated diet will help them get the results they want.
And that’s where I totally flat out disagree with them.
Even though nutrition and diet is essential for your health and well-being, it’s not something that you have to dwell over and get stressed about.
I frankly believe that any worthy goal is accomplished through a series of simple steps and not a complicate regime. And my experience and the experience of so many others reflects this truth.
You cannot have the ideal body that you desire with a complicated exercise and diet regime. There’s absolutely no chance… because you are just NOT going to have the will power to follow the regime.
… And the key is to start small, make it an unconscious habit and then keep on going from there. Once these changes become a permanent part of you on the subconscious level, you can easily follow complicated routines and continually maintain a body fat percentage of less than 10% even in your 30s,40s and 50s.
With that said, here are a series of simple steps you can take to change your diet successfully so you do get the results you want…
Positive Energy Balance Is Critical For Getting Results:
Most people are aware of the fact that in order to lose weight you need to be burning more calories than you consume. While this is common-sense, not everyone follows it because it’s incredibly hard.
You cannot sustain such a plan because you will lose energy which in turn will affect your will power and motivation.
So if you’re really serious about losing weight and getting the ideal body you desire, I strongly recommend that you stop skimming on carbohydrates and consuming a small amount of dietary fat. That will only lead you to failure.
Yes – it’s natural that as you consume more calories than you burn, you will pile on weight.
But by disciplining yourself to stick to a moderate diet and continually improving your metabolism, you will be able to develop the ideal body that you want… at a pace that you can sustain.
Balance Your Carb, Protein and Fat Ratios:
If your primary goal is to lose weight and look lean, then you have to ensure that you are fuelled by complex carbs throughout the day. Complex carbs can be found in foods such as whole wheat, oats, pasta, etc.
Skimming on carbs causes you to lose energy. Consuming complex carbs in moderation throughout the day gives you the energy you need to put in long hours at work and for the intense workout at the gym.
Protein and fat is also essential because they help your body burn calories and repair damaged muscle fibers and tissues. Healthy fats and proteins from natural food sources such as egg, lentils, chicken are an ideal choice.
Bottom line – Make sure that complex carbs at least make about 50 – 60% of your overall food intake, Protein – 20 – 30% and Healthy Fats – 10 – 20%.
One of the most important things to realize is that each and every one of us is different. And this is especially true when it comes to fitness and nutrition.
The diet pattern that your friend followed to magically lose 5 kgs in one month may not exactly work for you. In fact, you may even end up gaining weight, by following such a pattern.
That’s where you need to practice patience and continue to persist. The weighing scale and the measuring tape are your best critics.
If you watch these two critics closely and persist, you will eventually overcome your weight issues and get the ideal body you desire.
If you’ve been struggling to maintain discipline in your day to day diet pattern and would like to make changes fast, I’m here for you.
Just go here to sign up for a complimentary strategy session with me…
I will personally help you create a successful nutrition plan that will compliment your physical activities and in due time, you will be on your path to achieving the health goals that you’ve always wanted.
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