On a diet? Eat MORE…That’s Right, I Said It

Congratulations to one of my virtual clients, who just reported that she’s lost 10 lbs in two months!

A great achievement. We’ve been focusing on tracking her food with an online journal, making healthier choices, and moving more. Notice how I use the phrase “healthier choices” and not “major diet over-haul,” because making small changes is more conducive to creating lasting healthy habits. Most days I have to remind my client to eat MORE calories, not less. Why would I do such a thing?

Lose Weight While Eating the Most Calories Possible

For years, fitness mags have encouraged ladies to eat a 1500 calorie diet to lose weight. This advice is doled out to us with no regard for our current weight, height, activity level, and muscle mass. Should an active woman who is  5’7″  tall eat the same amount of calories as a 5’2″ sedentary woman? Hell no!


If you’re looking to lose weight by solely using a cookie-cutter, restricted calorie diet, you’re setting yourself up for failure:

  • The potential for muscle loss is greater
  • You’ll feel your energy slump
  • Your workouts will suffer
  • Sleep patterns can be disturbed
  • You’ll find that maintaining your new lean body is even more difficult than your initial weight loss was.

And if you’re an active person of a healthy weight just looking to change your body composition (less fat, more muscle),  a low calorie diet will keep you spinning your wheels faster than your favorite Fly Wheel instructor.


In addition to adjusting daily calorie counts to best fit your body type, keep in mind that once you have hit your goal weight, your calorie needs will DECREASE. A person carrying less mass needs less energy. Einstein said that, folks.

This is why it’s best to figure out what you specifically need to lose or maintain weight with a total energy expenditure (TEE) calculator  and go from there. There are a few really good calculators out there. I like this one: http://www.health-calc.com/diet/energy-expenditure-advanced because it allows for several factors like sleep, activity, and exercise intensity. You may be surprised at how many calories you need to eat to maintain your weight! Once you find out what your daily needs are, you can decrease your calories to create a deficit. I recommend using a food journal to keep track. If you don’t like to journal, I ask that you just try  it for one week, in order to give yourself an idea of what it’s like to eat within a calorie range. Finally, please don’t attempt to cut more 300- 500 calories per day. Slow and steady is the way to go!

216 thoughts on “On a diet? Eat MORE…That’s Right, I Said It

  1. Pingback: Blue Coaster33

  2. Pingback: tv online, online tv

  3. Pingback: watch movies online free

  4. Pingback: watch movies online free

  5. Pingback: Pmao radislava bon and sonya gig

  6. Pingback: DIRECTV

  7. Pingback: tvpackages.net

  8. Pingback: penge lan nu

  9. Pingback: lan nu

  10. Pingback: mobile porn movies

  11. Pingback: parking

  12. Pingback: laan penge nu sms

  13. Pingback: laan penge nu uden sikkerhed

  14. Pingback: stop parking

  15. Pingback: water ionizer

  16. Pingback: water ionizer machine

  17. Pingback: YouTube favorites kopen

  18. Pingback: paypal loans

  19. Pingback: water ionizer loan

  20. Pingback: bottled alkaline water

  21. Pingback: click this

  22. Pingback: local electricians union

  23. Pingback: read what he said

  24. Pingback: g jackson plumbers

  25. Pingback: cape cod plumbing school

  26. Pingback: pay per day loan plans

  27. Pingback: house blue

  28. Pingback: continued

  29. Pingback: do you agree

  30. Pingback: plan

  31. Pingback: water ionizer

  32. Pingback: water ionizer payment plan

  33. Pingback: view more

  34. Pingback: alkaline water

  35. Pingback: http://makemoney.camkingz.com/

  36. Pingback: http://webkingz.camkingz.com/

  37. Pingback: right here

  38. Pingback: right here

  39. Pingback: rialudi

  40. Pingback: знакомства с Украинскими девушками

  41. Pingback: zootopia 2016

  42. Pingback: zootopia 2016

  43. Pingback: лучшие фильмы 2016 2016 года список новые фильмы

  44. Pingback: лучшие фильмы года 2016

  45. Pingback: лучшие фильмы года 2016

  46. Pingback: jykfqy abkmvs cvjnhtnm ,tp htubcnhfwbb

  47. Pingback: more

  48. Pingback: more

  49. Pingback: film

  50. Pingback: film

  51. Pingback: ukraine girl kiev lviv

  52. Pingback: ukraine girl kiev lviv

  53. Pingback: ukraine girl kiev lviv 2016

  54. Pingback: ukraine girl kiev lviv 2016

  55. Pingback: helou zis me

  56. Pingback: helou zis me

  57. Pingback: helou zis me

  58. Pingback: helou zis me

  59. Pingback: helou zis me

  60. Pingback: clic here

  61. Pingback: clic

  62. Pingback: clic

  63. Pingback: illuziaobmana

  64. Pingback: HDKINOONLINE

  65. Pingback: porn video tube, hard porn, streaming porn, hq porn

  66. Pingback: porn video tube, hard porn, streaming porn, hq porn

  67. Pingback: hqporn2016

  68. Pingback: hqporn2016

  69. Pingback: Лучшие фильмы

  70. Pingback: Лучшие фильмы

  71. Pingback: Лучшие фильмы2

  72. Pingback: Лучшие фильмы2

  73. Pingback: ТелефоновСамсунг2016

  74. Pingback: ТелефоновСамсунг2016

  75. Pingback: sunnyleone

  76. Pingback: sunnyleonelatest

  77. Pingback: toilehtml

  78. Pingback: toilehtml

  79. Pingback: tubepatrolporn

  80. Pingback: skypepsyxologmoskvakiev

  81. Pingback: saleforiphone

  82. Pingback: kinoklub

  83. Pingback: drama2016

  84. Pingback: drama2016

  85. Pingback: jpmsruvideotoppornovideo

  86. Pingback: jpmsruvideotoppornovideo

  87. Pingback: jpmsru

  88. Pingback: top2017bloomingme

  89. Pingback: top2017bloomingme

  90. Pingback: mir.dikogo.zapada.ceria.sezon

  91. Pingback: aisti.online.smotret.aisti.mult

  92. Pingback: doktor.strendj.online.kino.

  93. Pingback: trumpnews

  94. Pingback: trumpnews

  95. Pingback: molodezhka4seria

  96. Pingback: molodezhka4seria

  97. Pingback: molodejka

  98. Pingback: molodejka

  99. Pingback: molodezhka4sezon17seriya18192

  100. Pingback: Ìîëîäåæêà 4 ñåçîí 18 ñåðèÿ

  101. Pingback: molodejka4sezon21s

  102. Pingback: molodejka4sezon21s

  103. Pingback: link2016

  104. Pingback: xml18112016

  105. Pingback: xml18112016

  106. Pingback: xml181120167

  107. Pingback: xml181120167

  108. Pingback: molodezhka4sezon212223seriya

  109. Pingback: molodejka4sezon21seria21seria22seria23

  110. Pingback: molodejka4seria25

  111. Pingback: lastssadsafdsa

  112. Pingback: Молодежка4сезон25серия26серия

  113. Pingback: Молодежка4сезон25серия26серия

  114. Pingback: dadafdf3ddafdsa

  115. Pingback: dadafdf3ddafdsa

  116. Pingback: dadafdf3ddafdsa

  117. Pingback: dadafdf3ddafdsa

  118. Pingback: Greg Thmomson

  119. Pingback: gmail.com login

  120. Pingback: gmail.com login sign in

  121. Pingback: gmail.com login

  122. Pingback: nesaporn

  123. Pingback: nesaporn

  124. Pingback: wRfqnI8IRxk

  125. Pingback: wRfqnI8IRxk

  126. Pingback: anybunny anybunny hd xxx porn tube video videos free online hot movies

  127. Pingback: rajwap hd xxx porn tube video videos free online hot movies XXX

  128. Pingback: all of craigslist

  129. Pingback: kinokradserial

  130. Pingback: kinokradserial

  131. Pingback: sfico.info xxx video xnxxx xxx hd wwwxxx

  132. Pingback: megogoserial.ru

  133. Pingback: sinister smotret online

  134. Pingback: sinister smotret online

  135. Pingback: смотреть

  136. Pingback: смотреть

  137. Pingback: kinogo

  138. Pingback: kinogo

  139. Pingback: transformery-posledniy-rycar-2017

  140. Pingback: transformery-posledniy-rycar-2017

  141. Pingback: transformery-5-posledniy-rycar-2017-kinohd720

  142. Pingback: myxxxbase.mobi

  143. Pingback: myxxxbase.mobi

  144. Pingback: kinogomovie

  145. Pingback: kinogomovie

  146. Pingback: tubepatrol.net

  147. Pingback: tubepatrol.net

  148. Pingback: tubepatrol

  149. Pingback: paydaycgtloansnhj.com

  150. Pingback: http://www.datingnzcougar.info/

  151. you are in point of fact a just right webmaster.
    The site loading pace is amazing. It sort of feels that you’re
    doing any unique trick. In addition, The contents are masterpiece.

    you’ve performed a fantastic activity in this topic!

  152. Pingback: freshamateurs182

  153. Pingback: blitzyourbody.com188

  154. Pingback: blitzyourbody.com670

  155. Pingback: blitzyourbody.com480

  156. Pingback: blitzyourbody.com160

  157. Pingback: blitzyourbody.com451

  158. Pingback: blitzyourbody.com604

  159. Pingback: comment294

  160. Pingback: comment121

  161. Pingback: comment976

  162. Pingback: comment723

  163. Pingback: comment847

  164. Pingback: comment798

  165. Pingback: comment46

  166. Pingback: comment165

  167. Pingback: comment12

  168. Pingback: comment453

  169. Pingback: comment543

  170. Pingback: comment136

  171. Pingback: comment858

  172. Pingback: comment657

  173. Pingback: comment120

  174. Pingback: comment872

  175. Pingback: comment16

  176. Pingback: comment834

  177. Pingback: comment320

  178. Pingback: comment588

  179. Pingback: comment217

  180. Pingback: comment299

  181. Pingback: comment695

  182. Pingback: comment418

  183. Pingback: comment824

  184. Pingback: comment169

  185. Pingback: comment968

  186. Pingback: comment69

  187. Pingback: comment844

  188. Pingback: comment7

  189. Pingback: comment522

  190. Pingback: comment803

  191. Pingback: comment417

  192. Pingback: comment374

  193. Pingback: comment814

  194. Pingback: comment361

  195. Pingback: comment207

  196. Pingback: comment316

  197. Pingback: comment459

  198. Pingback: comment71

  199. Pingback: comment422

  200. Pingback: comment600

  201. Pingback: comment134

  202. Pingback: comment634

  203. Pingback: comment806

  204. Pingback: comment901

  205. Pingback: comment330

  206. Pingback: comment61

  207. Pingback: comment729

  208. Pingback: comment477

  209. Pingback: comment915

  210. Pingback: comment334

  211. Pingback: comment439

  212. Pingback: comment601

  213. Pingback: comment416

  214. Pingback: comment970

  215. Pingback: comment157

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.