When it comes to dieting and watching what you eat, whether you’re trying to lose weight or build muscle, it all seems very strict and by the book.
Like there are strict guidelines that you must follow or you’ll never lose weight.
To be honest it can all seem very daunting and you must eat certain things and that it’s not allowed to be enjoyable. Which is why so many people struggle to stick to a diet.
It’s all doom and gloom.
Or is it?
Can there be funner side to this?
What I’m going to go through today is looking at the nicer side of dieting. No mention of salads in this blog.
What if I told you that you could eat chocolate and lose weight?
Before I go any further I have to give a massive shout out to Ross Edgley who wrote The World’s Fittest Book. A lot of the ideas here came from reading his amazing book and I highly recommend checking it out. Here is a link to his incredible book which is a must have for anyone into health and fitness.
Chocolate is basically a massive no when it comes to losing weight. I’m sure you’ve heard people say things like, they need to go for a run or get another work out in to make come up for the chocolate or the extra calories they ate.
Now I’m not saying it’s ok to eat multiple bars of chocolate. I’m definitely not.
And this doesn’t count as a “cheat meal” either.
Straight after a workout, there is nothing wrong with going into the kitchen and getting a bar of cocoa-rich chocolate bar and scoffing it down.
After your workout your muscle will be depleted and your body’s ability to eat and assimilate food has improved a lot.
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