Behind the Body

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Andrea Cutuk and Anna Daltro

04 October 2023

38m 43s

From Fat Loss to Muscle Gain: Navigating the Three Phases of Dieting



From Fat Loss to Muscle Gain: Navigating the Three Phases of Dieting

Discover the secrets to successful dieting in the new podcast episode of Behind the Body. Andrea and Anna delve into the three crucial phases of dieting, revealing a transformative approach beyond simply counting calories. Get ready to embark on a journey that will leave you craving more, as Behind the Body opens up a whole new world of possibilities for achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

In this episode, we will:

  • Discover the three phases of dieting and how they can help you achieve long-term success.

  • Learn how to navigate the maintenance phase to sustain your weight loss and prevent yo-yo dieting.

  • Master the art of self-control and overcome cravings to stay on track with your healthy eating goals.

  • Understand the negative consequences of extreme calorie deficits and why balance is key to a sustainable diet.

  • Embrace the importance of lifelong commitment to a healthy lifestyle for optimal health and well-being.


The key moments in this episode are:
00:00:03 - Introduction

00:02:33 - Individual Differences in Dieting

00:04:15 - Creating a Foundation of Calories

00:07:35 - Consistency and Learning

00:10:44 - Slow Reduction in Calories

00:16:23 - The Importance of Food and Happiness

00:17:11 - Understanding the Maintenance Phase

00:18:39 - Tips for the Maintenance Phase

00:19:45 - Challenges of the Maintenance Phase

00:21:07 - Understanding the Bulking Phase

00:32:24 - Struggles with Dieting and Food Cravings

00:34:40 - Extreme Calorie Deficits and Overeating

00:35:24 - Self-Talk and Overcoming Struggles

00:37:27 - The Ongoing Daily Struggles

00:40:37 - Never Giving Up and Continuous Improvement

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