Make sure you're losing the right weight

Do you have any idea what happens when you lose weight too fast? Among other things, you get fatter, and the insane thing is the quick fix diets are perpetuating the problem, and they don't care. They prey on desperate humans who will do anything to lose weight, even if it means the weight they're losing is fifty percent muscle, because that's exactly what happens.

This is where the term skinny fat came from. Get this, you actually get in worse shape when you lose weight too fast. And because of this, based on stats, when you lose weight too fast and gain it all back, because that's what happens, the body keeps packing on more fat, as a result of all the muscle lost, which makes the body less efficient. NICE!!

So inefficient, that when you lose muscle, you get weaker, more susceptible to illness, stress fractures, and the list goes on. I wonder if all of these wonderful negative side effects are in the small print of these great diet programs who are trying to outdo each other in fast weight loss... What a croc.

Here's the truth. In the best case scenario, losing 1-2 lbs per week, which is recommended, along with enough protein in your diet, a weight training, and cardio program, for every four pounds lost, one pound will be muscle. Anything more than this is counterproductive, period. By the way, if your trainer does NOT know this, get rid of them, fast.

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