SNEAK PEEK FROM OUR EBOOK: WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT DIETING Full version available here: www.2xme.pl/en/ "Giving lectures and seminars on body shaping, I usually start
with the question: “What can I do to lose weight?” I do not have
to wait long for the answers. The participants eagerly give tips
on how to get rid of fatty tissue, and I carefully note everything
down on the board. Here are the most frequent suggestions and
You have to eat regularly, 5-6 meals a day (every 2-
3 hours) – greater frequency of meals accelerates
Do not eat past 6.00 p.m. – why eat late if we are going
to bed and are unable to burn the calories.
Eat breakfast – it is the most important meal as it gets our
metabolism going for the whole day.
Do not eat products with a high glycemic index (for
instance sweets) – they increase the insulin level, which is
conducive to the accumulation of fatty tissue.
Avoid carbohydrates – they are the ones that are mostly
deposited in the form of fatty tissue.
Eat a lot of proteins – they build muscles
and considerably boost metabolism – it is hard to put on
weight because of excess protein.
Eat a lot of healthy food – after all, you cannot gain weight
because of something that is healthy.
Considerably increase the intake of fibre – it improves
bowel movement and boosts metabolism.
Exercise a lot and regularly – physical activity is the best
way to get rid of excess weight.
It is a good idea to support fat burning with specially
When the participants run out of suggestions and the room
becomes quiet, my favourite part of any lecture begins. I ask
another question: “And what would you say if I told you that all
these suggestions are complete rubbish?” Then I firmly cross out all the notes or, if applicable, I tear off and destroy the sheet of paper. The faces of the attendants are priceless. I can hear their thoughtsin my head: “What the hack is he saying?”, “He must be confused,” “He has no idea about nutrition,” “The guy must be crazy” etc. But a second later, people start clapping. Why is that?
Those who have problems with excess fat love to eat.”