Friday, January 25, 2013
Ketosis, Pictures, and a Challenge
The real question is what would make people understand how to lose weight, feel healthier, and want to experience something better. Some pictures maybe of my transformation? http://imgur.com/a/9UqMy#4
This isn't the end, as my energy rises, my fitness increases I find more enjoyment out of things both big and small in my everyday life. For some people this change won't be about losing weight, but more about being healthier in general, and having more energy.
Ketosis is a state in which your body converts from burning sugars, or carbohydrates to a primarily fat burning system. This method breaks down fat into ketones, a more long term better supply of energy. It can take days to adjust, and this is often known as Keto Flu, for it's similar symptoms. It can take several weeks to become fully adapted, and it is usually recommended to avoid strenuous exercising until after the first month after the diet change, but that doesn't mean you won't lose weight!
Some might think, I have heard of this before. Meat, bacon, nuts, cheese. That is the Atkin's diet. The truth is that this diet has been around long before, and will be long after, and it is not a fad, it is just not widely accepted as general practice because it is hard to imagine that EATING FAT, makes you skinny. Giving up bread, pasta, rice, corn, sugars is hard as well, because they become addictive. I know, because I had to stop eating/drinking most of what I had before.
If you do nothing else, try cutting down on those items, instead of eating bread everyday, try every other day, or less. Try having more green vegetables instead of starches, and cut down on the sweets. I honestly challenge everyone to try for 30 days, and see how you feel after, and I can almost guarantee you will feel stronger and better than ever before.