Diet Features: The 4-Hour Body

How long do you need to be on this diet for? One week to one month

What additional weekly costs are involved? None

Exercise level
What exercise recommendations are there? None

Eating out
Is eating out an option? In moderation

Coffee / Tea
Are caffeinated drinks permitted? Free

Is alcohol permitted? Restricted

Preparing/Cooking Effort
What amount of effort is required? Moderate

Knowledge Required
What amount of nutritional knowledge is required? None

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  Why choose "The 4-Hour Body"?
 Promotes rapid weight loss
 Targets body toning weight loss


The 4-Hour Body by Tim Ferriss
If anyone has read Tim Ferriss' blog post ...
by healsdata on 23 Nov 07 09:23 AM

healsdata's top tips

1.If you avoid eating anything white, you’ll be safe.
2.The most successful dieters, regardless of whether their goal is muscle gain or fat loss, eat the same few meals over and over again.
3.Almost all restaurants can give you a salad or vegetables in place of french fries or potatoes.
4.Vegetables are not calorically dense, so it is critical that you add legumes for caloric load.
5.Paradoxically, dramatically spiking caloric intake once per week increases fat loss by ensuring that your metabolic rate (thyroid function, etc.) doesn’t downregulate from extended caloric restriction.
6.Some athletes eat 6 to 8 times per day to break up caloric load and avoid fat gain. This is ridiculously inconvenient: Eat 4 times per day.