Care to share your regimen?
Stay committed, and I find keeping away from fanatical obsession helps. Best of luck!!
@fraggler Honestly, just by moving more, like parking the car further out from the store, or using the restroom downstairs; and by eating less bad things (get the medium instead of the large, more water, etc.).
I'll admit some weapons-grade stress has contributed to it, but really, it's mostly self-moderation. As @Jinxy245 said, going fanatical about it is how I usually lose the battle and regress.
careful with the weapons grade stress, bud. I'm essentially couch bound due to several trips to the ER despite being "in good to great" physical health. Stress, however, has been thru the roof for the last 6 months or so.
@fraggler What's worked for me is to cut down on booze and sweets. And, amongst nutritional information, to focus only on satured fat content. Foods high in saturated fat are generally high in every else that's bad for the body.
I'm with @Claritas and @yotacowboy on sugar & stress. Literally lost 15 lbs in 2 months just going on a sugar fast and meditating again 3 nights a week. There's just something about that excess cortisol that wreaks havoc on your system like nothing else.
A couple of other things: the body can metabolize only 18–25 grams of protein in a given 1.5–2 hour period. So there's no point in loading up on protein. Better to add a side of green vegetables (e.g., a mix of lettuce and spinach, or broccoli steamed in the microwave). And, if you're 30–35+, it's likely time to start making your heart work less hard. The easiest way is flaxseed oil capsules.
Congrats @Qildail ! That's a huge accomplishment!
Thanks everyone for all the positive energy on this. Quite a bit more than I was expecting, in a good way.
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