How long should I diet to lose weight before a competition or an important event? How do I deal with the constant brutal death?
People always want to get everything in one fell swoop. And diet is no exception. This mentality pushes bodybilders on strict and unbalanced diets that will supposedly relieve them from fat. Is this a reasonable approach? Almost all will say no, but the situation is trickier than it seems. Let’s start with the basics. Usually for weight loss need to decrease calorie intake and do cardio workouts. However, this will lead not only to fat loss
but also muscle. And (most interesting) when you reduce calories, your metabolism slows down, and the feeling of hunger becomes unbearable! This phenomenon is known as “the energy crisis” – the reaction of your body on an artificially created crisis situation, i.e. weight loss. Continue reading