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INTERMITTENT FASTING – ACHIEVE AND MAINTAIN SINGLE DIGIT BODY FAT FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE Ryan Reynolds – Lean & Ripped Hollywood Body – For Max Health and Sex Appeal In order for a diet to work in the long run it must be simple and effective. Unfortunately most diets fail because they are too complicated, too strict and too psychologically demanding. However this new approach you’re about to learn is something very simple and very effective, in fact it’s an approach anyone could sustain for the rest of his or her life with ease.
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INTERMITTENT FASTING – ACHIEVE AND MAINTAIN SINGLE DIGIT BODY FAT FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE 

Ryan Reynolds – Lean & Ripped Hollywood Body – For Max Health and Sex Appeal

In order for a diet to work in the long run it must be simple and

effective.

Unfortunately most diets fail because they are too complicated, too

strict and too psychologically demanding.

However this new approach you’re about to learn is something very

simple and very effective, in fact it’s an approach anyone could sustain

for the rest of his or her life with ease.

Before we get into talking about intermittent fasting, let’s clear a few

things up.

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WHY MOST DIETS FAIL

Statistically, it was shown that about 95% of diets fail in the long run.

Here are the 4 top reasons:

Psychologically challenging

Too strict- limiting favourite foods and alcohol = setting

ourselves for failure

Too complicated – counting calories etc.…

Not very effective – results come very slowly, if at all

Not sustainable – a combination of all of these is the reason

why most people don’t last more than 7 days on a diet.

6 Small Meals Per Day Never Satisfy and Keep Us Hungry All The Time

 

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The problem with high frequency meal diets

Today it’s one of the most popular diet approaches, eat 5-6 small

meals throughout the day to ‘sustain’ metabolism and ‘prevent’ muscle

breakdown.

Both of those claims are complete nonsense, as no research has shown

that minimizing meal quantity but increasing frequency leads to

increased fat loss. And also intermittent fasting has no effect on

metabolism and muscle breakdown which will be proven later in this

article.

Why high-frequency small meal diet approach is set for failure:

Not convenient – constantly cooking meals and thinking where

your next meal will come from

Constant hunger – bird portion meals never satisfy your hunger.

Instinctively I prefer to eat a big meal that satisfies my appetite.

Your life revolves around it – people get anxious when missing

a meal, and cut corners in social life to avoid cheating. (Which is

ridiculous and totally unnecessary)

Constant cravings – focusing on eating ‘healthy’ every 2-3

hours is very hard and creates cravings for our favourite foods.

Obsessive – Basically this type of nutrition becomes

obsessiveness, which is not healthy for the mind and social life.

Reduced health and lifespan – this will be discussed in details

in the second part of the article. But keeping your digestive

system constantly at work prevents your body from activating

crucial rejuvenation processes that are activated only during

fasted state.

Conclusion: the high frequency, low quantity diet is not efficient and

not sustainable in the long run.

The best diet is the one you can sustain for the rest of your life

Even full time bodybuilders and athletes will eventually at some point

in their lives will not be able to sustain it, unlike intermittent fasting

which you can (and should) do even when 100 years old.

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Intermittent fasting is not some diet you start and finish. It’s a life-long

lifestyle approach to nutrition and health. An approach that will get you

lean, healthy, young looking, and long living…

The intermittent fasting diet is:

Simple – no special rules, no calorie counting, just 16-8 eating

model.

Convenient – no need to think about food all day, you eat your

main meal in the evening.

Effective – you will see a weight loss of 150-400 grams per day.

Which sums up nicely over 4-12 weeks (depending on your

current weight)

Promotes health & longevity – will be discussed at second part

of this article

Sustainable – all of these factors make this diet sustainable and

easy to follow as long as you need.

 

Lean & Slightly Ripped – Streamlined, Aesthetic and Universally Appealing

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BENEFITS OF HAVING A LEAN PHYSIQUE AND SINGLE DIGIT BODY

FAT:

Sex appeal – lean people with low body fat are universally sex

appealing

Confidence- feel comfortable with your shirt tucked in with no

belly or man boobs sticking out.

Functional – lean people can engage and perform well in almost

any kind of sport (including rock climbing, surfing and other stuff

bulked/pumped/fat people can’t do)

Six pack abs - the only way to have abs is to have single digit

body fat.

Easy to maintain - once you get there, life is simple and you get

to enjoy your favourite foods often.

Get ripped easily – adding ripped muscle definition on top of a

lean body is very easy and a matter of 12 weeks of proper

strength training. Unlike fat people that can train for a year and

still see no real results (I’ve been there myself)

Health & longevity – statistically, lean people live longer and

suffer less from disease, with IF (intermittent fasting) you can

enjoy quality of life even in your senior ages.

 

HOW INTERMITTENT FASTING WORKS

Intermittent fasting is simple. Fast for 16 hours, then eat for 8

hours.

8 hours of your fast are sleep, so it’s very simple, but very effective

strategy. This diet is basically focused about skipping BREAKFAST (we

don’t want to break (the) fast because it has dozens of fat loss and

health benefits that are necessary to achieve the lean & ripped body).

Optimally, you are recommended to eat 2 light meals during the day

and 1 big meal in the evening, for specific reasons that will be outlined

further.

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Basically intermittent fasting will help you to achieve and maintain a

single digit body fat for the rest of your life, with ease.

Get ready to change your life!

 

BENEFITS OF INTERMITTENT FASTING

Intermittent fasting benefits us in many aspects:

1. Fat loss

2. Lifestyle

3. Health & longevity

#1 – Fat Loss Benefits

Raised metabolism – studies have shown that short-term

intermittent fasting (16-18 hours) actually raises your metabolism

and you burn more fat. Unlike the common belief that fasting will

put you into ‘starvation mode’ that slows down your metabolism.

Studies have shown starvation modes kicks in only after 3 days of

fasting.

Increased stubborn fat loss – during the 12-16th hour of your

fast, the blood-flow to the hard to get to areas is increased and

your body starts utilizing those areas, as there it’s main source of

energy.

Increased growth hormone – HGH (human growth hormone)

boosts fat burn and muscle tone, Hollywood celebrities pay

thousands of dollars on the black market to get a hold of it.

Studies have shown that you can increase your growth hormone

by 600% just by intermittent fasting…

Inhibited insulin – insulin is a fat storing hormone. Whenever

it’s inhibited, our body starts using fat as its main source of

energy. During the fast your insulin will be very low and your

body will almost exclusively use fat as its source of energy.

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This combination of 4 factors creates maximal fat burning effect no

other diet will provide.

Intermittent Fasting Maximizes Stubborn Fat Burn

#2 – Lifestyle Benefits

Increased Energy – fasting during the day provides great

increased energy, you will be focused, energetic and have clear

mind all day long.

Increased productivity – instead of preparing meals and

thinking about food, you focus on getting things done with focus

and clear mind.

No more hungers – unlike 5 small meals per day that make you

hungry all the time, with intermittent fasting you never get

hungry.

More free time – you won’t even understand how much more

productive you will become, by not having to focus on eating

every 2-3 hours, you will be able to get much more things done

during your day without worrying about food at all.

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Convenient – instead of 5-6 meals per day, you eat 2 light meals

during day, and 1 big meal in the evening where you can relax

and satisfy your appetite to the fullest without counting any

calories.

Sustainable - this is the biggest benefit, during my fat loss

journey this is the only diet I was able to effortlessly sustain all

the way to single digit body fat. I now eat enough calories to

maintain my weight, but still stick to the intermittent fasting

model.

#3 – Health Benefits

Intermittent fasting increases lifespan maintains young biological age

and preserve young skin appearance.

The health, longevity and anti-aging benefits of intermittent fasting will

be detailed at the end of the article.

 

EXAMPLE OF HOW AN INTERMITTENT FASTING DAY LOOKS LIKE

Here is the exact intermittent fasting meal plan I used to achieve lean

physique and single digit body fat:

12:00/13:00 – Omelette with veggies (light meal #1)

17:00 – Cottage cheese + berries/apple (light meal #2)

19:00 – 45 Minute Workout (Strength Training/Walking) – Rotate daily

20:00 – Meat/Fish + Carbs + Veggies (Main Meal Of The Day)

20:00 – 12:00/13:00 – 16 to 17 Hour Fast (Depends on your lunch time

or appetite)

Repeat until reach goal.

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Light Protein Meal #1 – 3 Egg Omelette with Veggies

As you can see the day consists of skipping breakfast, eating two light

protein based meals during the day, working out almost fasted, and

then enjoying a huge satisfying meal in the evening in a relaxed

atmosphere.

Is big meal at evening a must?

No you can alter your big meal timing, it can be your lunch and then

you eat to light protein meals. Just make sure you eat those 3 meals in

your 8-hour window.

You can time them however you want, but optimally your big meal

should be saved for evening time to preserve fat loss after your fast

and achieve optimal function during the day (will be explained later).

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In controlled studies, late eating patterns are superior for fat loss and

body composition.

Your fat loss is 100% managed by this diet.

No fat burning supplements, no steroids, no cardio, no calorie counting,

no strict rules.

Now, let’s get behind the scenes and see how this really works, and

why this diet is planned this way.

Carbs on training days, healthy-fats on rest days

Workout days: carb dominant day, moderate protein, low fat.

Rest day: protein dominant day, moderate fat (avocados, olives,

almonds), low carb.

 

THE 4 KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL INTERMITTENT FASTING

We’ll try to cover 4 important points that make this diet work:

1. Central nervous system integration

2. Insulin Management

3. Smart Carb Consumption

4. Protein Oriented Diet

Key #1 – Central Nervous System Integration

Biologically, humans are nocturnal eaters. That’s how our autonomic

nervous is built.

During the day you’re under the control of the sympathetic nervous

system (SNS), which keeps, you alert, energetic, focused and active-

but the SNS is inhibited by large meals. During the night you’re under

the control of the Para-sympathetic nervous system (PSNS), which is

also known as “rest-and-digest” mode. PSNS makes you relaxed and

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promotes digestion – Hence, night is your best time for your main

meal.

On 95% of the days, I eat my big meal at the evening, this is allows me

for optimal functioning during the day: productivity, energy and focus.

And be able to enjoy a nice satisfying meal in the evening that allows

me to rest and digest. Some days I might go out to lunch with

friends/family (so I eat light protein meal at evening).

Eat your big meal whenever you want in your 8-hour window, but for

reasons outlined above, it’s recommended to eat 2 light protein meals

during day to stay energetic, focused & productive (13:00 and 17:00

are the times I have my light meals).

Our Ancestors Hunted During The Day, And Ate Big At Night

Key #2– Insulin Management

Insulin is a fat storage hormone, and whenever insulin is raised it

prevents our body from using fat as its source of energy.

Therefore you guessed right, our diet is focused around keeping insulin

low. Fasting inhibits insulin, and light protein meals hardly trigger it,

which allows us to sustain a smooth fat-burning process.

However, is insulin our enemy, and should we avoid carbs completely?

The answer is HELL NO!

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Carbs are fantastic and insulin is your friend. You just need the right

timing and the right quantities so your body utilizes it properly for

energy and brain function.

Key #3 – Smart Carb Consumption

99% of people consume carbs in the wrong time and in the wrong

quantities, which is the #1 reason for obesity today.

There’s no need to get angry and blame carbs, we can only blame

ourselves for not using them properly.

There are many diet approaches today that all revolve around carbs:

no carb, low carb, slow carb…

Carb depletion = miserable, stressed, non-stop cravings and poor brain

function.

Carbs are necessary and serve as fuel for your brain and body.

Instead, be smart about carbs. You can call it the smart-carb diet

approach.

Time your carbs: we aim to eat our carbs post-workout (strength

training).

On non-training days, replace carbs with healthy fats (avocado, nuts,

dark chocolate) – consume in moderation of course.

More optimally, you want to consume carbs at evening/night and post-

workout.

Our digestive system is designed to be activated at night, and it

happily welcomes carbs (unlike during day time that gives you energy

crashes).

Conclusion: You can eat carbs guilt-free and avoid gaining an ounce of

fat.

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Post-Workout Carbs:

1. Improved protein synthesis - carbs actually help the protein to

build a better muscle

(http://www.the-aps.org/press/journal/04/7.htm)

2. Replenish depleted muscle glycogen – your carbs don’t get stored

as fat but utilized exclusively as energy for the body

The quantity: 100 grams of carbs recommended per day for fat

loss. So you eat 100 grams of carbs with your big evening, post-

workout meal.

The quality: Eat healthy, complex, non-processed carbs like Brown

rice, yams, black beans. Instead of pasta/white bread. You can get a

list of healthy carbs on our foods to eat page.

Healthy Fats Will Help You Lose Fat – Improper Carb Consumption Is The Reason

Why Everyone Is Fat

 

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Key #4 – Protein Oriented Diet

So why do we eat 2 light protein based meals during the day?

Preserve Muscle

After your 16-hour fast you want to prevent muscles from entering

breakdown state. Consume light protein sources such as eggs, cottage

and whey protein.

Control Hunger

Proteins are very effective hunger managers, 3 egg omelette or 250g

of cottage cheese can get you satiated for hours all the way to 19:00-

20:00 PM easily (where you eat your main big meal of the day).

Sustain Fat Loss

Light protein meals will increase glucagon (fat burning hormone) and

inhibit insulin (fat storing hormone). So after your 16-hour fast where

you’ve burnt fat, you continue burning fat throughout the day until

your dinner (main meal of the day).

Maintain Proper Functioning

Light protein meal doesn’t inhibit your sympathetic nervous system –

so you stay alert, focused, productive and energetic throughout the

day.

Adapting to a habitual high-protein diet is one of the most important

changes you can do for long-term body fat control.

 

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TWO COMMON FASTING MYTHS

Myth #1: Fasting will cause you to lose muscle –

Muscle catabolism only occurs on prolonged fasting of 24+ hours.

Intermittent short-term fasting only promotes muscle preservation

through the release of HGH (human growth hormone).

So all the nonsense of eating every 2-3 hours, so you won’t lose muscle

were made up by supplement corporations that offer you shakes and

bars as a replacement for your meals. They know no normal person can

cook 5-6 meals per day.

Serge Nubret – 2nd Place Mr Olympia – Ate Just 1 Meal Per Day of 5,000 Calories

 

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Serge was competing with Arnold at his best days, and was second to

him.

Does it look like Serge was losing muscle because of his intermittent

fasting approach?

This is clear proof that the 6 meals per day is complete B.S – and

intermittent fasting will not cause you to lose any muscle considering

that consume enough protein. Additionally intermittent fasting

maintains young biological age (will be discussed further).

Myth #2: Fasting will reduce your metabolism –

Yes, metabolism is reduced after 24-72 hours of fasting, which we don’t

do on our intermittent fasting lifestyle. In fact, studies have shown that

short-term fasting of 16 hours increases your metabolism.

Intermittent fasting is not prolonged fasting, you fast for 16 hours max

(8 of which you sleep), and so no loss of muscle or metabolism occurs,

only supercharged fat loss.

 

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CHEAT MEALS

After a week of productive intermittent fasting, a cheat meal is

necessary for several reasons:

1. Restore metabolism (the re-feed, boosts your metabolism back to

peak levels)

2. Restore glycogen in muscles (any depletion that might be caused

during the week is now brought to balance)

3. Get psychologically satisfied, and happily continue another week

of fun & easy intermittent fasting lifestyle.

 

Cheat Meals – Enjoy Responsibly (Don't Overdo It)

Let’s be honest, it’s impossible to prevent ourselves from eating our

favourite foods in the long run, therefore we allow it to ourselves every

week. And every week during our diet we imagine the huge cheat meal

we’re going to have.

Avoid cheat days where you eat like madman all day long, this puts on

lots of fat on you and you will destroy a whole week of progress with

such approach.

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Try to avoid drinking your calories in form of sweet drinks. I had

always-bad results with them and they destroyed 2-3 days of progress.

Chew your ‘cheat’ calories and there will be no setbacks.

 

THE TRUTH ABOUT ALCOHOL

Preventing alcohol = setting yourself for failure

Alcohol is part of a normal, healthy social life and avoiding it is

completely unnecessary.

Let’s discuss two myths regarding Alcohol.

Myth #1: Alcohol Lowers Your Testosterone

I love scientific claims. People use them without stating the exact

numbers behind those studies.  If you refer to the study about

testosterone reduced by alcohol, you will see that 6 beers, will reduce

your testosterone by 6% (for 24 hours max)…

Can you live with that? I can.

I love the fitness/weight-loss industry that turns small things into big

controversy.

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Social Drinking In Moderation Will Not Affect Fat Loss

 

Myth #2: Alcohol Makes You Fat

When consumed in moderation, and not consumed with burgers and

fries, you can maintain lean and ripped physique and still enjoy

drinking when going out.

The problem starts when you have bad diet all week, then you get

‘munchies’ feeling from alcohol and you add fries and other fattening

foods, this is where people fall in the trap of ‘beer belly’.

Other than that, moderate, social drinking is fine.

 

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3 COMMON INTERMITTENT FASTING MISTAKES

Mistake #1: Under eating

Fasting has interesting effects, sometimes after a 16-hour fast, we

won’t feel hungry at all, but nevertheless, don’t skip your meals. Keep

it light during the day, and eat a heavy meal in the evening as supper.

I’ve done all possible variations and mistakes. I’ve tried skipping the

last meal because I wasn’t very hungry and thought I can speed my fat

loss process, which resulted in eating a whole cake at night because of

huge hunger surge. I’ve tried to eliminate carbs on my big meal on

days of not training; again I had the emotional surges of eating and

couldn’t last more than a few days.

Mistake #2: Over-carbing

Some of you might be big carb eaters, and this can slow your diet very

much as carbs are packed in calories. You should eat carbs in

moderation, just enough to recharge energy for next day, and maintain

proper brain and body function.

So please don’t go super crazy on your big evening meal, it’s

recommended that for fat loss you eat maximum 100 grams of carbs.

And for single-digit body fat maintenance about 150 grams of carbs.

Mistake #3: Consuming ‘innocent’ diet killers

These are usually small foods that seem innocent but in fact are

packed with calories and sugars.

Examples:

Syrups. Avoid at all cost. Drink water with lime/mint, green tea,

black coffee (no sugar, milk)

Honey – delicious with tea or cottage, but is packed with sugars (I

would avoid it until goal is reached, then you can enjoy every day)

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Tahini – seems innocent, but contains 5 times more calories than

in brown rice (I prefer to eat the carbs)

Ketchup – delicious, because it’s packed with sugars. I suggest

consuming it only in your big evening meal (optimally post-

workout)

Sauces – like Teriyaki, contains lots of soy and sugars. Very bad

for health, I recommend avoiding soy whether you’re on a diet or

not. (Soy is high in oestrogens and causes man boobs)

There are many more silent diet killers, please watch ingredients

before adding anything to your basic meals.

Check Nutrition Value On Foods to Avoid 'Innocent' Diet Killers

 

TIPS FOR GETTING THROUGH THE 16-HOUR FAST

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Get yourself busy – Your day is now free of thinking about food,

take advantage of it and get as productive as possible.

Don’t skip your light protein meals – and make sure you’re

getting enough protein in your light meals. They are very

effective in satiating hunger. Don’t eat half a cottage; eat a full

250g cottage cup.

Drink black coffee or green tea – Both are great appetite

suppressants (I drink black coffee at 8:00 and 16:00 every

day) Sugar & milk free of course!

Put things into perspective – People have fasted for 40 days

and still felt great (you can see videos on YouTube) Normally you

shouldn’t feel any hunger if you get enough protein on your light

protein meals.

Imagine your cheat meal – Think of the amazing, rewarding,

big, cheat meal you’re going to have in a few days. Plan out

exactly what you’re going to eat and where you’re going to get it

from and how you’re going to prepare it. This has always helped

me to get excited and motivated to keep going without cheating

during the week.

 

INTERMITTENT FASTING AND CARDIO

Cardio can burn more calories, however it is not necessary.

If you stick to your diet, it will be more than enough for your fat loss.

The Ripped Hollywood Body system is focused on intermittent fasting +

strength training (3 workouts per week).

On days you’re not training, just take 45-minute walk before/after the

big evening meal.

Doing cardio, especially HIIT just drains your central nervous system

and eventually will interfere with your diet and training.

If for some reason you insist on cardio for conditioning reason for

example, try to make sure it doesn’t interfere with your diet.

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Once you achieve your goal, you can do all the cardio you want.

Your fat loss can be 100% managed by your intermittent

fasting diet, and is a streamlined process all the way down to

6% body fat.

One Sprinting Session Per Week Is More Than Enough For Maintaining

Cardiovascular Health

INTERMITTENT FASTING AND ANTI-AGING

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Longevity is NOT just about increasing lifespan. It is also about keeping

yourself biologically young. And with intermittent fasting it is possible.

In order to reach the best muscle, skin and bone composition, you want

to reduce the percentage of the dying cells in the tissues. Intermittent

fasting is a great way to do this since it triggers a process

called “recycling”.

Your body will recycle sick cells, tumours, and over-used fibres to build

new tissues. This process will not only keep you young, it will keep you

much stronger and leaner. Really lean and strong people have

excellent muscle composition that is much better than people that eat

non-stop and look bulky.

When your body is forced to break its tissues, it always prefers to

sacrifice first its damaged proteins and old or sick cells. Technically all

damaged proteins and old, sick and cancerous cells are tagged by

immune cells to be digested by the body’s ubiquitin enzymes and the

nitrogen by-products are then recycled back into new cells and tissues.

By daily triggering this rejuvenation mechanism through intermittent

fasting. You provide yourself with long-lasting anti-aging benefits.

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Intermittent Fasting Preserves Young Biological Muscle Age –

Serge Nubret at 70 Years Of Age!

 

It’s your choice. I know that I, and many of my website members will

stick to the intermittent fasting lifestyle for the rest of their lives.

It’s just too effective, beneficial and convenient to quit on.

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INTERMITTENT FASTING – MEAL PLAN

This meal plan is based around the intermittent fasting diet protocol

(16 hour fast, 8 hour feed) and focused on achieving lean body

proportions.

Here’s exactly what I ate every day to lose 33 pounds of fat (15 kg).

MY MEAL PLAN:

13:00 – Light protein meal #1: 3 egg Omelette + Tomato + Half-

Onion + Half-Avocado

17:00 – Light protein meal #2: Cottage Cheese (250gm cup) +

Apple + 10 Almonds

20:00 – Big meal: Beef/Chicken + Carbs + Broccoli + Random

Veggies

21:00-13:00 – FAST

Black coffee in the morning.

Carbs – rotate between any carbs you like.

This is a fat-melting meal plan that is well balanced and contains:

Protein, carbs, healthy-fats and antioxidants.

Just in the right quantities and the right timing.

 

EXPECTED WEIGHT LOSS

30 lbs. + away from goal = 2 lbs. – 4.5 lbs. of fat loss per week

6 lbs. -30 lbs. away from goal = 2.3 lbs. of fat loss per week

6 lbs. or less away from goal = 1.1 lbs. to 2.2 lbs. fat loss per week.

Metric

15kg+ away from goal – 1.5kg to 2kg of fat loss per week

3kg-15kg away from goal – 1kg of fat loss per week

1kg-3kg away from goal – 0.5kg-1kg fat loss per week

 

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No reason to add cardio, or workout more than 3 times per week.

Your fat loss is 100% managed by diet.

I learned it the hard way by doing cardio 5 times per week with no

results.

Once you setup your diet, it is a smooth process all the way to single

digit body fat and lean body.

THE TRUTH ABOUT CARBS

Mommy, I'm Afraid… They're Going To Kill Me…

 

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In the last 30 years, carbs have become the “bad guys on the block”.

Millions of people today are afraid of them and desperately try to lose

weight by minimizing/avoid them.

This is of course nonsense, and carbs are amazing nutrient for your

body. For superior fat loss, muscle development, optimal body and

brain function.

We’ve all had our love-hate relationships with carbs, we’ve all heard

about no-carb, low-carb diets, we’re all confused about whether carbs

are good or bad, now it’s time to set the record straight and reveal the

real truth about carbs.

Clarification: ‘carbs’ on this article are referred to grain based carbs

(bread, rice, pasta, potatoes etc.…).

There are carbs in vegetables, but super low amounts, you need to eat

trees to meet your daily carb requirements, so from now on know that

I’m referring to carbs as grain based carbs we all love to eat.

I will try to make this as short as simple to understand as possible, so

lets get started…

 

TWO FACTS ABOUT CARBS:

1. Grain based carbs are healthy and fantastic to our body.

2. Grain based carbs are the number #1 cause of obesity in the world

These two facts don’t really add up, but the true reason is that most

people abuse themselves with over-carbing.

 

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IT’S NOT YOUR FAULT

Joke… it is your fault.

Carbs are not the enemy; you are your own enemy.

If you’re obese/over-weight, you’re the ‘idiot’ that brought yourself

there (I know I did)

Most diet gurus and programs will tell you “It’s not your fault” or

“Carbs are bad” – This is of course B.S and they will say anything to sell

you their shitty products.

It is your fault. And carbs are awesome!

The Truth

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“LOW-CARB, NO-CARB, SLOW-CARB…”

All of this is stupid B.S invented by sneaky marketers that want to sell

you their shitty products and ‘amazing new diet secrets’.

It’s about SMART CARB consumption. Eating carbs at the right time,

and the right quantity. You will enjoy all the benefits of carbs, without

gaining a single ounce of fat.

 

THE ROLES OF CARBS

- Brain fuel

The brain needs a mixed fuel of carbs, protein and fat to function

properly.

Take any of those away and you will feel anxious, dizzy, lethargic or

even depressed.

When there aren’t enough carbs as fuel, you will feel deprived and

develop sugar cravings…

Which inevitably lead to compulsive bingeing.

Thus the ability to destroy weeks of progress in a matter of days.

- Stress blocker

Carbs block cortisol (the stress hormone).

Carbs provide the ability to produce serotonin (a neurotransmitter that

makes us feel calm, relaxed and happy)

- Body fuel

Carbs are the cleanest fuel for energy.

The body breaks carbs into glucose as energy source without any toxic

by products. The body does it efficiently and quickly. And carbs are

cheap also. So it’s a win-win for you.

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Protein and fat breakdown = there are toxic by-products such as:

Ammonia, nitrates, free radicals, oxidized fatty acids.

It’s doesn’t mean you need to avoid protein and fats; it’s just to

emphasize how efficient carbs are for the body.

 

HOW A CARB-LESS LIFE LOOKS LIKE

In one word, miserable.

Effects of chronic carb deprivation:

Poor sleep

Anxiety, stress, depression and mood swings

Compromised ability to relax

Lowered metabolism

Possible accelerated aging process

Inability to focus due to non-calm mind

 

GURUS EATING CARBS IN THE DARK

Many anti-carb gurus and websites have risen and fallen over the

years.

Eventually, they all break; they all understand they can’t keep with a

no carb diet, and they only bring harm to themselves and their

followers.

A great example is CutTheCarb.com – a major anti-carb/carpophore

community. The owner eventually broke down and admitted that he

was wrong and can’t live anymore without carbs. He added carbs to his

diet, improved body & mind, abandoned anti-carb mentality. And shut

down the site.

There are many other examples of gurus today that have stranded

themselves in the corner. They have books on Amazon that are against

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carbs, and now they can’t change their position, even though more

truth is coming up the surface. They have to hide and eat their carbs

under the table.

We won’t name names here, because there are plenty. We know they

tried to make a positive effect on the world, and they get my respect,

but they were just wrong and should admit it. Everyone makes

mistakes, no shame in that…

 

SMART CARB CONSUMPTION

With proper timing, and quantity – you will not gain an ounce of fat

from consuming carbs.

Whoever tells you to avoid carbs or have a low carb diet probably is

emotionally miserable. Have low energy, poor brain functioning and

bad sleep.

Grains are amazing source of energy for our brain and body, and are

integral part of fat loss and muscle building.

Yes, this might be shocking to you, but this is the truth about grain-

based carbs (bread, rice, pasta etc.…)

We shouldn’t blame the carbs, we should blame ourselves!

 

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WHEN TO CONSUME CARBS

Post workout

Evening

If you can schedule your workout during evening time, that’s great

because this is the sweet spot.

On non-training days, consume your carbs at evening time.

Carbs Quantity:

100-250gm – Post Workout

50-100gm – Rest Days (Evening time)

 

Why evening/night time carbs:

Relaxation

Satisfaction

Sense of pleasure

Improved sleep

Superior fat loss

Unless you’re an athlete, you can avoid eating complex-carbs during

the day and focus only on consuming at evening time.

(Fruit and veggies as carbs during day allowed to everyone)

Try to time your workout to evening time (6-7).

FOODS TO EAT

Proteins

Meat (Beef, Chicken Breast etc.…) – Grass fed if possible

Eggs

Cottage Cheese

Fish

Whey Protein  - I personally prefer to chew my protein, but do drink

it post-workout (3 times per week)

 

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Carbs

Brown Rice

Black beans – Protein, heart-healthy fiber, antioxidants.

Sweet Potato

Yams

Potato

Quinoa

Barley – Low GI, high-protein, liver cleanser.

Oats

Millet

Wheat (bread, pasta, pitta)

Etc.…

Don’t be afraid of carbs, they are important for fat loss, muscle

development, proper brain and body functioning. Eat the majority of

your carbs post-workout.

 

Carbs On Rest Days

Evening time

Less carbs (50-100 grams)

Carbs On Training Days

Post-workout

Lots of carbs (100-250 grams)

Vegetables

All types of vegetables!

I recommend broccoli with your meat-based meals.

Broccoli is very powerful anti-estrogenic and anti-cancer food.

The more the better…

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Fruits – Should be limited as fruits usually contain lots of sugar

that interferes with fat loss.

I only eat:

Apples

Berries

I swap them every day, with my cottage cheese.

Yes, there are probably more fruits that are allowed but I like to keep it

simple and eat one of those every day.

Once you reach weight maintenance phase (6%-8% body fat), you can

enjoy a wider variety of fruits as you can eat more calories.

Healthy Fats

Avocados – estrogen reducing food, very healthy fats. (Half avocado

on non-training days max)

Nuts – estrogen reducing food, very high in calories. Almonds are

my top pick. (10 nuts per day max)

Nut butters – peanut butter, almond butter (consume in low

quantities when losing weight)

Dark chocolate – 70% or more Cocoa

Oestrogen management is important to be able to eliminate fat from

chest area.

Fluids

Water (possible with lime or mint)

Tea (no sugar added)

Black coffee (no sugar or milk added)

 

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CONCLUSIONS

Low to no carb diets will have tremendous negative effects on your

body and mind, and most will fail in the long run.

Carbs are one of the 3 necessary nutrients for our body and brain.

You should enjoy quality carbs, guilt free.

Eat carbs in the right quantities, and timing. (Evening time, post-

workout – more carbs, rest days – less carbs)

And you will not gain an ounce of fat and will only enjoy the benefits

outlined at the beginning.


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