So here's a small snippet of something I'm going to write about.. Cheating on your diet.
Cheating seems to have a negative impact psychologically, but that's because WE do that to ourselves. It's the energy that we put into the food that does us more harm than the food itself does. Eating off our diet, doubling our food, throwing our body into a state of "what the fuck was that you just ate?" actually does us a lot of good.
how? it shows our body that there is no lack of food and sparks our metabolism and resets our hormones telling our body that we do in fact have an abundance of food and to go ahead and STOP STORING FAT. If we diet, or cut our calories, our body slows down our metabolism, makes us moody and depressed, low energy, tired (recognize any of those?)
so use this knowledge to your advantage and build it into your program. CHEAT.. I'm telling you to, I do it. I do it on purpose!
in fact, I encourage it.. Have an entire day every week where you get to eat anything you want. If you like build it into your program where you have an entire day one day a week and then one meal somewhere in the middle as well.
you are REQUIRED to do this. you HAVE to do this in order for your program to work.
there are a lot of hormonal reasons for this and in fact, as you can read in the program I tweaked for Anthony, I told him to circle two days a month where he has to eat TWICE as much.
believe me, this is a positive thing.
imagine HAVING to have buttered popcorn or chocolate or pizza once a week, or anything that you want.. you look forward to it, you plan it, and you work it into your schedule as a positive required factor of your weight loss program (ie: diet).
This builds positive emotions around it.
This makes it a positive part of your life. You're PROUD when you're eating your pizza or your buttered popcorn or in my case Sushi, donairs or my favorite buffet.
Don't cheat.. fuck that. Stand Tall and proud that you're walking everyday, weight training and HAVE to have a beer twice a week.
do you see how that one simple outlook on your program makes all the difference.
New project: Find and list your favorite forbidden foods that you think you're cheating with and list them in a new post (not here, this is Michele's Candida Cleanse Thread).
Create a new thread / topic in the On Topic section called "Use Cheat Meals To Your Advantage - Be Proud". You.. the next reader.. take action and do this
then, list the forbidden foods and a plan of action of WHEN exactly you WILL do this and eat this food during the week. Pick 2 days out of the seven and schedule them in.
Then just think about this.. to prepare yourself for this, crank up your metabolism, your bodies engine so that it can deal with the food.. go for a 30 minute walk right before, or do your workout 2 hours before you have this Positive Junk Food Meal. It's most likely not junk food anyway, but the emotions that you're creating around it certainly aren't doing you any good.
Also, submit your "Positive Junk Food Meal" name for the draw. We'll vote on what to call this meal that will help you win the race and get to your goal weight.
Lets make this fun.
should have a positive spin,
might be funny,
should describe the reason for ti
might spell out a really funny or cool (or positive) acronym
get to work. I'm willing to bet that Blush is the first one to create the thread in the On Topic section