We've all been told the rule of weight loss is to burn more calories than you consume. And while there is a lot more complexity in how different food affects your body, your metabolism, your hormones, and your health (more on that in the 'eat less/move more' bonus episode after episode 33), the general premise is true.
But for those of us who don't have the time, energy, or desire to count every morsel that touches our lips, how do we ensure we're creating that deficit?
Here are 3 proven ways to stick to the golden rule of weight loss without pulling out the calculator or food scale:
Now I stand by all of these protocols as incredibly effective ways to lose weight. However, if you ever get to a place where you feel like you're doing everything right and you still aren't losing weight, that's when I do recommend sucking it up and counting your calories for a couple of weeks.
Sometimes there are just hidden calorie bombs in our food that we aren't aware of, and counting calories is the only way to spot them.
p.s. I might have left one protocol out of this blog list...Want to know the creme de la creme, and my ultimate FAVORITE way to approach your diet without counting calories? You'll have to listen in to the full episode for that!
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