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Diet and Detox Plans

Beware of the many dangerous diet and detox plans, many can end up ruining your health in the long-term.

There are many ‘diet’ plans and or ‘detox’ plans around, many advertised by some ‘personal trainers’ in Yeovil, people that should know better! One such plan from a well known company named after a prestigious university (not Oxford) It basically consists of 3, yes 3 only, chocolate milkshake style drinks which each contain something along the lines of 150 odd calories. That’s it! Yep that’s your lot!! 3 non food liquid ridiculous so called meals a day totaling to barely 500 calories a day!

Another ‘plan’ promoted by a certain local personal trainer offers a ‘28 day fat busting’, with weight loss happily recorded of over 12lbs in a few weeks, the trainer even justifies herself by stating that this is more than the recommended 1-2lbs a week and says this is good! How can it be good to lose more than the healthy recommended amounts? The only way it is good is for the trainer’s bank balance. Also, this rapid weight loss is easy to achieve in a four week period, the trick is keeping this weight off and sustaining steady weight loss, no wonder this trainer advertises a 28 day plan, you get quick results and then get suckered into something that could well be dangerous to your health long term. With a diet based around shakes or ‘detox’ you will starve your body which will then eat away at your muscles to get the energy it needs.

I cannot abide these ridiculous diet plans that these companies put out on the market to sucker in people who want to lose a vast amount of weight in as short a time as possible. Of course now is the time of year everyone wants to do exactly that.. But it’s ok because the dietician (that’s a joke) who sell these detox. Diets, shake plans say that because the body is on such a low calorific intake that it would just literally ‘grab’ all the fat weight is lost really quickly.

How on earth can people be allowed to go around selling this absolute muck and tell people complete rubbish like that. The body will eat its own muscle and then when you crack, and everybody cracks on these plans you end up binge eating and with a higher bodyfat percentage than before.

None of these shake diets, detox plans, fat busting plans work in the long run. If you want fat loss and want to keep it off then healthy eating is what is required together with steady fat loss. The focus should always be on fat loss NOT weight loss see here for more on this http://www.gymyeovil.com/blog/fat-loss-weight-loss/

and for more on the reasons why diets don’t work http://www.gymyeovil.com/blog/diets-dont-work/

Call us on 01935 706059 to see how we at Yeovil Personal Fitness Club can help you live healthier!

Carly Cox - fitter Within two months of joining with the intention to lose weight I achieved a weight loss of 11lbs and am down to the size I was before pregnancy and feel a lot fitter. this wouldn’t have happened without the great One2Ones and team work of the Club.
Carly Cox