Eat Bad and Look Good

Figured it was time for me to give the IF thing a break and actually talk about food… bad food… really bad food. The cool thing is how you can eat really bad food and look sexy.

It’s possible but if only done right.

This is a technique that I have used and have had plenty of clients use over the course of their training.

 

Cheat day and still look hot - Fitness Revolution RowlettWhy Cheat?… on food that is

When you have someone in a caloric restricted diet for a period of time you tend to see a drop in certain hormones that really benefit the body’s ability to burn fat. Have you noticed in the beginning of a diet you’ll drop fat pretty quickly but as you continue, it almost feels like the fat loss process slows down if not comes to a halt? Those are these hormones below, and some others, that are dropping very low.

-Leptin is what I call the gatekeeper hormone to fat loss and appetite regulation, this thing is that important. It was discovered in about the mid 90’s with the comparison of genetically modified obese mice and a placebo based mice. Scientists discovered that these obese mice were lacking the protein that helps with the release of leptin. When they were injected with thet missing protien, the mice slowly returned to a normal, healthy size.

Needless to say the weight loss industry went nuts over this.

Whats pretty interesting is, that leptin is produced in the adipocytes of white adipose tissue (body fat). The level of leptin you have in the body is in direct proportion to the amount of bodyfat you have. This is another reason why losing bodyfat is so easy in the beginning but those last 10lbs are just so damn hard to lose! [Read more…]

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