If I had a quid for every time I was asked what the best diet out there is to lose weight, I'd have enough money to have the most epic spending spree in McDonalds, KFC and Burger King combined.
If you're asking, it would be multiples of these . . .
McDonalds - 20 Box (pros amongst you will know) KFC - 12 piece dipping boneless feast (with 1.5l Fanta, Orange) Burger king - XL Bacon Double with Cheese + King Fries.
The word diet comes from the Greek meaning 'way of life'.
Not 'how much weight can I shed in 2 weeks and be completely miserable'.
So, wherever you are on your journey to the weight you feel comfortable at, you NEVER need a new diet.
You just need to make changes.
Food is there to be enjoyed.
However, in this world of instant gratification, people expect to get results in super-fast time by doing some really stupid and dangerous stuff with their body.
I know people who have been putting weight on for the past decade or two, yet when they decide they want to make a change, if it doesn't happen in 7 days they're not interested a give up!
Yes, you can make HUGE changes to your body, quickly and safely, BUT you need to know what you're doing.
Or you can make tiny changes, be patient, and get to where you want to be without all the pain, suffering, and mental bullshit that comes with extreme dieting if you haven't given up before then.
So, if you don't fancy sipping cabbage soup all the way to Christmas, start making the small changes needed to make a huge change down the line.
Don't think in weeks, think long-term changes, because changing your behaviours long-term will leave you feeling a lot more contented.
Rob Elford has been a Personal Trainer & Sports Therapist for over 15 years working with both Private and Corporate clients from across the world, both in-person and remotely. He has just launched The Online Fitness Academy to help support clients remotely and focus on aspects of health and fitness lost in day to day Personal Training.
He has worked with clients from every background with very differing demands, from international athletes from a wide range of sports including motor racing, Polo, Tennis, Dressage to London based FinTech businesses running their complete Wellness Schemes to mums and dads that just want to feel fitter and healthier.
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