Tired of falling off the weightloss treadmill?
It's February already, and while most New Year's resolutions have been long forgotten, the most popular goals during the post Christmas revelry are to lose weight and get fit. Anyone can get hold of a plethora of diets in this age of available information, reputable or otherwise, based on fact or theories, cheap or expensive. Despite the wealth of solutions out in the market, let me share with you some facts about strict diets:
- Most dieters only last 2 weeks on a strict eating plan
- The diet often fails the clients more than the client fails the diet
- Restrictive diets lead to sabotage
- Most diets are not sustainable for life
Human behaviour hasn't changed much since we walked out of the cave, thus our basic requirement is to simply survive. When faced with the impending restriction that a diet brings, then the mental Olympics start in our minds. Have you ever had any of the following thoughts?
- My diet starts tomorrow, so today I will eat my body weight in food!
- I've had a treat, so therefore my diet is ruined and I may well eat what I want now (otherwise known as the "What the Hell" effect).
- I've been told I can't eat a certain food (one of my favourites at that!), so now I want it even more. Not only that, I'm going to sneak some of it, and eat it really fast so nobody knows. While I'm at it, I'd better eat a little bit more in case I don't see it again for a while, and as a bit on an "up yours" to my Personal Trainer/Dietician/Doctor
If this, sounds like you, then the Low Sacrifice Diet may be the solution for you.
The Low Sacrifice Diet Game Plan
"Fullnessis the ultimate appetite suppressant"
MarkRichardson is a qualified Nutritionist, Master Trainer, and the founder of BodyLanguage Personal Training studios in Neutral Bay and Brookvale.
Markis a lecturer at the Australian Institute of Fitness, and has been the "Ask theExpert" columnist for the Sun Herald. Hehas trained a huge range of clients, from chronically ill, stressed business people to Olympians over his 16 years in the fitness industry.
Mark's passion is nutrition, and specifically Weight Loss Psychology. This, he believes, is the key to changinghabits and successful lifestyle modification programs. His Low Sacrifice philosophy is revolutionary to Personal Training businesses, and he amazing testimonials to support its success.
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