Tuesday, 16 June 2015


If you have been doing this weight loss journey for a while, then you know you are bound to hit a "Weight Loss Plateau".

I know some people have been stuck on it for weeks or months. I know firsthand it can be very frustrating and annoying!!!!

You are doing everything that you are supposed to do like eating healthy and work out regularly, but for some reason your weight is not coming off.

You are S-T-U-C-K!!!!

To overcome your plateau, you need to do what I call "Confuse Your Body (Confusion Diet System)". Basically, you are confusing your body by changing your diet and workouts every 24 hours.

Here are 5 easy ways that I have helped me to get over my weight loss plateaus.

1. Decrease Your Daily Caloric Intake

This is probably the easiest way to get over your weight loss plateau.

Let's say if your daily caloric intake is 2,000 calories. You can decrease your calories by 200 daily. So on Monday, you would eat 2,000 calories. On Tuesday, you would eat 1,800. On Wednesday, 1,600. You get the picture, right?

Keep in mind that, although you are decreasing your daily caloric intake, but your workout intensity will remain the same.

2. Increase Your Workout Intensity

If, for some reason, you don't want to decrease your daily calories, the next best thing you can do is to maintain your calories but increase the intensity of your workouts.

You can do more cardio. I prefer HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) cardio, personally!!!

Here are examples of HIIT you can try:

60 Seconds – Flutter Kick Squat
60 Seconds – High Knees
60 Seconds – Burpee
60 Seconds – Jumping Jacks
20 Seconds – Rest

50 seconds – Flutter Kick Squat
50 Seconds – High Knees
50 Seconds – Burpee
50 Seconds – Jumping Jacks
20 Seconds – Rest

40 Seconds – Flutter Kick Squat
40 Seconds – High Knees
40 Seconds – Burpee
40 Seconds – Jumping Jacks
20 Seconds – Rest

30 Seconds – Flutter Kick Squat
30 Seconds – High Knees
30 Seconds – Burpee
30 Seconds – Jumping Jacks
20 Seconds – Rest

20 Seconds – Flutter Kick Squat
20 Seconds – High Knees
20 Seconds – Burpee
20 Seconds – Jumping Jacks
20 Seconds – Rest

10 Seconds – Flutter Kick Squat
10 Seconds – High Knees
10 Seconds – Burpee
10 Seconds – Jumping Jacks
20 Seconds – Rest

Or you can increase the weight if you do weight training.

3. Confusion Diet System

Let's suppose you are a male who weighs 200 pounds and your daily caloric intake is 2,500 calories.

With the "Confusion Diet System", one day you would eat a lot more calories than 2,500 (I call this force-feeding), and the next day you would eat a lot less than 2,500.

I have found that your body needs around 48 hours to adapt to a new diet. Being that you are changing it every 24 hours, your body has to work twice as hard to adjust. This will work towards your advantage because it will increase your metabolism, which will help you lose weight and overcome that Weight Loss Plateau!

An example of "Confusion Diet System"

Monday – 2,500 calories
Tuesday – 1,500 calories
Wednesday – 3,000 calories
Thursday – 1,800 calories
Friday – 3,300 calories
Saturday – 2,200 calories
Sunday – 1,200 calories

4. Nite Fasting

Another way to overcome your weight loss plateau and increase your metabolism, is what I call a "Night Fast"; fast for 10-12 hours. I know at first it may seem like a L-O-N-G time, but the way that I do it, it doesn't feel that way.

So, let's say if I eat my last meal at 8pm, I wait until the next morning around 8am to eat my next meal.

This is a great and easy way to do it because a few hours before you go to sleep you are not doing anything that would require a lot of energy to be used. Also, while you are sleeping, your body is not moving around a lot. Consequently, you are not using a lot of energy, as compared to a "Day Fast", where you are moving around and working out using up a lot of energy. Doing it this way, will make you feel tired, cranky, frustrated and maybe angry.

How do I know? I have done it and that's why I love "Night Fast". It's so easy and simple and best part about it is that I am sleeping for the most part of the fast.

5. Combination

The best way I have found is combine all four ways. You can do it any which way you like.

Here is how I combine them:

Confusion Diet System With Increase Workout Intensity
Fasting With Decrease Daily Calories
Confusion Diet System With Fasting
Give these five ways a try to overcome your weight loss plateau. I promise you if you do it, you will see results.

I would love to know how this works out for you.

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