Diet is one of the factors that determine your fitness journey. While so far we have believed in following several kinds of fad diets that promise to shed excess fat, a contradicting concept of having a diverse diet is all the rage right now. Reverse diet or popularly known as ‘the diet after the diet’ is all about ramping up time spent on the cardio session rather than cutting down calories. Focusing on ways to improve metabolism, the reverse diet involves gradually increasing your calorie intake.
Very popular among bodybuilders, a reverse diet enables you to eat everything as much as you want without gaining extra weight. The science behind this diet explains that adding more calories to your diet over time can boost the metabolism of the body to process the calorie better.
Eating fewer calories while burning more calories through intense exercises tends to slow down the metabolism rate of the body. Such results from fad diets last for a very short-time and tend to be problematic for the health, especially when you want to go back to your normal diet. Whereas, a reverse diet is effective to normalise hormone levels after weight loss
Reverse dieting is said to be helpful for people trying to lose a healthy amount of weight. However, one needs to make sure that the metabolism rate of their body has an ample amount of time to catch up with the increase in calorie intake. The change in diet if done drastically can end up adding pounds than loosing. We recommend following this once you reach your weight goal through exercising and healthy lifestyle habits. Consulting a fitness coach is a must!
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