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How To Get Your Health Right – A 5-step Approach To A Slimmer, Healthier You

Your own body has the unique ability to adapt and become stronger if you take your time and give your body the right amount of rest. You don’t need to be a machine-like machine to run your life. There are hundreds of reasons why you should choose to move slow and use the right strategy. Here are five strategies.

We all know what a fast metabolism is made of. It stands for fatty acids, glucose, and various other fuel-rich lipids. It is a miracle drug our bodies use to transport oxygen and other nutrients around our bodies. It means we lose weight not with diet but with dieting. If you don’t have a great metabolism, then you know you have a problem. If you have a great body, then you don’t know what you don’t have. How many of us can admit, after we lose weight, that we were just too fast-twitch fatty acids? The question is, do we need a fast metabolism to lose weight? We all know better.

Don’t wait for that perfect moment. Take the approach that works for you. Use the right strategy. Move slow.

I do not have a great metabolism. I started my weight loss journey by using one of the most effective strategies out there. I used it when I was in my early 20s, not having started my eating and exercise habits until about 10 years later. What I noticed was that I just lost weight, but not a substantial amount. The reason I lost weight fast was because I ate only 500 calories a day.

My goal was 200lb in two months. I was overweight, and I didn’t have a great metabolism. So, after I lost 50lbs in two months I went into a calorie deficit using the 5-step method. I lost another 50lbs over nine months. By that year, I was down to 165lbs and finally, my goal weight was 185lbs. I have since achieved my goal, and here is what I learned :

I only need to weigh myself once a week. (Or three times a week, if you don’t have a scale handy.)

If I am dieting, I only need one meal a day. (Or two meals.)

I need a big day one for maintenance. (Or three for maintenance.)

Here is an example using that same 150lb person. For maintenance, the person would have 300 calories in a big 3 hour day.

For two-a-days, the person would only need 200 calories in a big 4 hour day.

For three-a-days, the person would only need 200 calories in a big 6 hour day.

The goal is to lose weight using the correct strategy which maximizes your metabolism.

This is the 5-step plan to losing 100lbs easily. Use it as a starting point, and make adjustments. Your metabolism will adapt to the new numbers, and this will help you lose even more weight if you keep up with the changes.

Your “metabolism” is what is used to transport oxygen and nutrients into your body. Your “metabolism” is just a fancy word for how many calories your body burns in a day, which is defined by a person as follows:

This graph shows a person’s actual daily metabolism. These numbers don’t include weight changes because they are constantly changing and this chart is for reference only.

So, your “metabolism” determines what you can do with the food you eat. If you have a high metabolism, then you will burn more calories than someone with a lower metabolism. This means you need to get more food, and when you eat more food, you burn more calories. This in and of itself is beneficial for weight loss, but the real benefit is the calorie-burning aspect. If your body is capable of burning more calories, then it will keep you on track to lose weight (and it means you’re burning more energy than when you were thinner). If your body isn’t so capable, then you will lose weight and keep losing weight, and in the end, you will look at you health like you look at your wallet : empty, but a little better than before.