Breejones33's Journal, 16 June 2012

i've found that if you trick your body a little, you wont ever hit a plateau.well i hit one about 2 weeks ago when my weightloss just stopped. i went through my diet and thought hmmmm, theres nothing i do differently. the key is to figure out how much carb your body can take to not gain weight, i can eat up to 80g carbs a day, if i go past that, i stall, if i stay at 80, im still losing a pound a week, which is fine with me. now if you are trying to lose more quickly then this method may not work for you...method: every 5 to 6 days have a carb day, not to eat a bunch of junk, and pig out on bread. but you have a favorite treat, then up your carbs for that day, but try and focus on whole grains, veggies and fruit carbs, then do this for a day or two, then resume your low carb eating plan for 5 or 6 days then have a carb day again, this will keep your body wondering what the heck are you doing. doing this method is how i found out I can eat 80g of carbs per day and still lose a pound a week, to lose more per week i simply lower my carbs, or trick my body by doing induction for a week or two. hope its been helpful....be blesses
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241.8 lb Lost so far: 2.8 lb.    Still to go: 21.8 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.
on diet Atkins   losing 1.2 lb a week

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Hi BreeJones, What you are doing is CKD or a Cyclical Ketogenic Diet. I've heard/read that this sort of diet produces far greater results when mixed with weight training and intermittent fasting. Haven't tried it myself so can't be sure if it works. 
16 Jun 12 by member: SamEatsLess

     
 

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