Shifting gears to an important part of my recovery & revention: Health & Fitness.
I've struggled (in most all ways inner and outer) with being fat my whole life. At age 6 or 7, My mom bought my clothes in the "Husky" department. (Husky, meaning, over-weight | fat, although it's interesting my dictionary has no such definition. Ah marketing <smile>).
I graduated high school standing 5 foot 9 inches + and weighing 198 pounds. I've spent my entire life fat. The psychological pain associated with my physical state was in direct proportion to the flab 'round my waist, upper thighs & arms, butt and chest— think 13 year old boy in the school locker room being laughed at for having "breasts better than the girls" and you'll get the idea.
At some points in my life I'd gotten down lower on the bathroom scale, but I was STILL fat. Even almost 20 years of Macrobiotics— brown rice, miso soup, veggies, chewing each mouthful a hundred times— didn't change that. I was fat and that was that.
Three months ago I began a weight-loss / cleansing diet that has transformed my life. I have discovered that I am a skinny guy with growing muscles & the physical strength that goes with them.
I now know— and say so— it's a FAT-loss / Cleansing / Muscle-Building diet. I've lost 20 pounds and 9 inches from my waist and I can keep it off & gone even on days and numbers of days I cheat or get careless with either or both food & exercise.
I canNOT walk past a mirror without strinking the classic "Charles Atlas" strong man pose and flexing my arms. Every week my muscles are more defined (read ripped... okay, torn, but getting there).
Like my sobriety, it's a miracle, plain & simple.
The cornerstones of my success are: Enlightened Meal Replacement. A quasi Hunter-Gatherer Diet. (MOre or less) Weekly Cleansing. (Almsost) Daily Exercise.
The Keystone is a morning "shake" for breakfast. NOT just any shake. I used the word "Enlighteded" above deliberately. My shake is a superior quality whey-based advanced formula that burns fat, restores & promotes optimal metabolism, nails my cravings (and does a great job on that satiated thing), keeps my cholesterol below the line AND kicks my immune system up a notch as well.
If you want to learn the truth about the power & profound transformation possible with the "Way Of Whey," start by clicking here to learn from Dr. Oz how to use Breakfast Shakes: Drink Yourself Skinny. In the article he explains how a great shake can...
- Boost your metabolic rate by 25%.
- Save calories by avoiding fatty foods (if you drink a shake for breakfast, you can save an average of 400 calories per day).
- Keep your blood sugar levels balanced, allowing your body to burn stored fat as fuel.
- Increase your energy levels, which enables you to increase your activity and automatically burn more calories.
There's more. Lots. (I'd say "tons" but that's too fat a word <smile>.) And I will tell you about it.
And... I'll bet you want to know "How much does it cost?"
More than $3.00 LESS than that breakfast pictured above at one of the cheaper chains NOT known for the highest quality ingredients.
For now, I know a whey you can lose fat and gain muscle and I'm happy to tell you about it.
Please, let me know what you think & feel in the Comments box...
I appreciate you!