| | Reasonable Weight Loss

Author / Rob Exline

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Hear this loud and clear: gravity is a real thing and life is easier if you’re not hauling around a heap of none useful mass. 

Time to ditch those coulda, woulda, shoulda excuses and put the pedal to the metal like Dominic Toretto in any of the fast and furious movies. But halt your engines for a moment – before you go roaring like a turbocharged maniac, let’s steer toward a weight loss game plan that won’t send you spinning out of control.

Fast and Furious Weight Loss Gimmicks

You have heard all the tales of weight loss glory! Bob from the offices apparently shed a spare tire in less time than it takes to watch all ten Fast and Furious movies. And cousin Mary, embraced the all-soup diet for her little black dress debut. But guess what? All that quick weight loss likely left them running on empty. Hunger signals went haywire, and let’s be real, that post-diet food binge was more like a 10 car highway pile up than a carefully planned meal.

One Size Does NOT Fit All

Just because Bob and Mary rode the quick-fix rollercoaster doesn’t mean you should be strapping yourself in. Your journey is unique, and your metabolism isn’t a one-size-fits-all pit stop. Rapid weight loss can slam you with the double whammy of rebound weight gain and muscle loss that feels like you crashed headfirst into a wall. After all, we are aiming for FAT loss, not blowing all the hard-earned muscle gains!

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Start Line Strategy

Before hitting the nitrous button on fat loss, let’s look at your start line. Are you in the overweight/obese category of BMI, if so you have a speed advantage here. Your loss will be faster overall; however, you still want to be at a conservative 1-2 lbs. per week. In 4 to 6 months, you can shed 32 to 48 lbs.

Leaner Start

For the lean and mean machines in the normal BMI range, it’s a different ballgame. This is a more gradual descent. We’re talking about 0.5 to 1 lb per week. Expect some twists, turns, and a few pit stops, but you will still reach the finish line.

Remember this is not a drag race, it’s a cross-country rally. Peaks and valleys are part of the ride, and consistency is your guide to the finish line.

This weight loss track isn’t a lonely road- we’re here to shift gear with you. The Power Athlete Nutrition coaches are your pit crew, ready to fine-tune your strategy, tackle challenges, and navigate the twists and turns of your journey. So, head on over to  https://powerathletehq.com/nutrition-coaching/?coach=rob and let’s make sure your weight loss race ends with a podium finish!

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Rob Exline

Rob has been in the fitness/strength and conditioning industry for 21+ years. For the last 12 years, he has owned and operated CrossFit West Houston. Through CrossFit, Rob found Power Athlete the methodology course and earning his Block One. Nutrition is a passion which lead him to currently pursuing a Masters program in Nutrition at Lamar University and Power Athlete Nutrition coach.

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