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It sounds logical, skip
meals, restrict calories and you'll lose more
weight. Unfortunately, past a certain point, the
approach is both flawed and counter
Whether you look lean or not, isn't a
priority for your body. It's primary function is
to keep you in good health and it's incredibly
adept at maintaining homoeostasis to do
other words, if you suddenly restrict calories,
your body will use all the tools at it's disposal
to correct the energy balance.
In the face of severe caloric
restriction, it achieves this, by holding on to
your body fat as an energy source.
To make things worse, your
body conserves energy by
slowing your metabolism, decreasing the amount of
daily calories it needs.
This eventually creates a
scenario whereby you'll be able to eat even less
calories without gaining weight.
The solution? Create a
small caloric deficit to the tune of 300-500
calories a day and spread those calories over
multiple small meals per day (4-6 as opposed to
week, Team Labrada athlete and fitness
model Lauren Christine Frahn covers the
topic in detail ...
for a Lean Body,
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