Here is an unfamiliar topic– reverse dieting. What is that?! Reverse dieting is pretty well known with physique competitors. It is what I am currently doing now that my show has past. Everyone knows that one goes on a “diet” in order to lose body fat/weight, but what about when you have successfully lost the weight you wanted? There is a point where you need to understand that enough is enough–one cannot diet forever. It is fatiguing mentally and physically. But what comes after the diet? A rebound back to old ways? Gaining back every ounce you had lost over the past few months? This doesn’t have to be the case.
Once you are at that realistic goal weight you can then reverse diet to a higher calorie “diet” to maintain this weight or a weight close to it. Continue reading