๐Ÿฑ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐—บ๐˜†๐˜๐—ต๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ณ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—น ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜โ€ฆ.

Common Myths About Weight Loss – 27.8% of Britainโ€™s population is now obese and whilst a few extra pounds might not seem like a lot, the average Brit has piled on a whopping 3+kg (7lbs) over lockdown. In and of itself, thereโ€™s nothing wrong with thatโ€ฆBut I guess itโ€™s worth looking at the numbers so that we see the true picture For every 10kg gained:
– It leads to a 12% increase in heart disease
– 24% increase in stroke
– And 5 times more likely to get diabetes in later lifeโ€ฆ
โ€ฆTaking an average of 5 years off your life (20 of which are โ€œqualityโ€)
Makes you stop and ponder if just for a minute right? If injecting insulin multiple times a day isnโ€™t something that floats your boat or youโ€™d rather not pop your clogs early because thereโ€™s more stress on your poor heart than a modern day pressure wash then Iโ€™ve got something for you. If you like living. Like looking good. Like feeling great
And want to debunk all the psudo science out there
Then read onโ€ฆ
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๐Œ๐ฒ๐ญ๐ก ๐Ÿ – ๐‚๐š๐ฅ๐จ๐ซ๐ข๐ž ๐œ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐๐จ๐ž๐ฌ๐งโ€™๐ญ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค

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Yes it does. It absolutely does. Anyone that tells you โ€œjust intuitively eat โ€œhealthyโ€ foods and youโ€™ll lose weight

has either practiced counting calories and intuitively understands approximately how much theyโ€™re consuming
or is talking a load of bollocks. And is ill qualified to be giving you advice.
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๐Œ๐ฒ๐ญ๐ก ๐Ÿ – ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ ๐œ๐š๐ง ๐ž๐š๐ญ ๐ฐ๐ก๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ฐ๐š๐ง๐ญ ๐ข๐ง ๐š ๐œ๐ก๐ž๐š๐ญ ๐ฆ๐ž๐š๐ฅ

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The issue here is that whilst โ€œcheatโ€ meals are great, taste delicious and help with the emotional side of โ€œdietingโ€
dieting in the first place kind of sucks. Thereโ€™s two things here
1. You shouldnโ€™t have to โ€œdietโ€ to lose weight. I am a fitness coach who believes in teaching all of my clients the principle of โ€œflexible, mindful eatingโ€
balancing what they want to eat with how they should eat to achieve their goals. Itโ€™s a science in and of itself
gets results every single time. It is something that you can continue for the next 10, 20 years. Is that Paleo/Keto/Caveman/Joe Wicks diet something that you really want to be doing for that long?
Probs not
2. When you do โ€œcheatโ€ if your cheat meal includes alcohol and you end up consuming 2,3 or even 4 times your daily calorie goal. Then in one sitting youโ€™ve wiped out your calorie deficit for the whole of the rest of the week
and you wonder why, when you jump on the scales. The needle doesnโ€™t budge. Key takeaway?
With the right approach you shouldnโ€™t feel the need to diet or โ€œcheatโ€ but if you really are wedded to that approach
then reduce the frequency of your cheat meals or make sure you know approximately how many calories are in them.
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๐Œ๐ฒ๐ญ๐ก ๐Ÿ‘ – ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ž๐ฑ๐ž๐ซ๐œ๐ข๐ฌ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฌ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ž๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ

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Wrong. Itโ€™s just not true! You have to burn more energy than the energy you are consuming. Thatโ€™s a much better way of looking at things. Iโ€™ve had clients that have lost 10-15lbs over 12 weeks without โ€œexercisingโ€ once
Iโ€™ve also seen โ€œtrainersโ€ on Facebook that have gained 40lbs over lockdown and have โ€œexercisedโ€ 3-4 times a week. The more you increase your N.E.A.T (non activity exercise thermogenesis) i.e. how much you move (energy output and the less you eat/drink (energy input) then generally the more weight you lose.
Newsflash!
If you donโ€™t do it sustainably thatโ€™s when you โ€œpile on the lbsโ€
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๐Œ๐ฒ๐ญ๐ก ๐Ÿ’ โ€“ ๐‚๐š๐ซ๐๐ข๐จ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐›๐ž๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ง ๐ฅ๐ข๐Ÿ๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฐ๐ž๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฐ๐ž๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ

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Iโ€™m sorry to burst the bubble of those treadmill junkies but this is incorrect too. Wellโ€ฆ Kinda
A study at Duke University tested cardio, resistance (weight training) and cardio with weight training
with just under 200 participants. Which group lost the most weight?
The cardio only crewโ€ฆ
Which one lost the most FAT? (and really thatโ€™s the real aim of the game)
The people that combined weight lifting and cardio
Heavy weight lifting significantly increases your metabolism long after youโ€™ve finished lifting whereas, lower intensity, longer runs, start to break down your precious muscle too. So you lose weight but not the way youโ€™re really hoping for and at best you look skinny fat.
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๐Œ๐ฒ๐ญ๐ก ๐Ÿ“ – ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ ๐œ๐š๐งโ€™๐ญ ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฌ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ž๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐›๐ž๐œ๐š๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐›๐š๐ ๐ ๐ž๐ง๐ž๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ฌ, ๐š๐ง ๐ฎ๐ง๐๐ž๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ฒ๐ซ๐จ๐ข๐, ๐š ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ ๐ฆ๐ž๐ญ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฅ๐ข๐ฌ๐ฆ ๐ž๐ญ๐œ

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Thereโ€™s something called Occamโ€™s razor. Itโ€™s kinda like a principle or standard of explanation that suggests the โ€˜most logical explanation is most likely trueโ€™ Is it true that you canโ€™t lose weight because your brother, mother, sister all have bad genetics?
Maybe
Is it true that you have an under-active thyroid and hormone imbalances in the body?
Maybe
Is it true that youโ€™ve shut down your metabolism from years of abuse?
Unlikely
Could it be MORE likely that the 6 pints at the weekend?
The daily lattes
and carb rich dinners
MIGHT be hiding thousands of un-recognised calories?
Much MORE likely.
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Iโ€™m on a mission to help this week, so Iโ€™ll be offering 5 FREE consults to help you debunk your own myths.
– Looking at where you want to be and whatโ€™s holding you back
– Looking at your current nutrition and Exercise routine
– And suggesting tweaks and improvements so that you can SMASH your goals heading into Autumn
Iโ€™m back to work though, so I wonโ€™t be able to offer more than these 5
So if you want to take advantage of this
Donโ€™t sit on the sofa, scrolling
Comment โ€œDebunkโ€ below, like this post or if youโ€™re a shy wallflower, drop me a PM
To your health
Alex