21-Day Diet Challenge if You Weigh 200 lbs or More
This 21-Day Diet Challenge if you weigh 200 lbs or more is guaranteed to get you results, and FAST! No weird shakes or gimmicks – just REAL FOOD.
In 21 days, you can accomplish a lot.
Most of the people who finish our 21-day fat loss challenge have the following side effects:
- Lose 10-21 pounds in 21 days
- 2-3 drop in dress size
- Clothes fit better
- Feelings of “lightness” on their feet
- Decreased cellulite
- Lose 3-4 inches from the waistline
- Improve skin and hair quality
- Less aches and pain in the joints
- Faster metabolism
- And much more!
Just take a second, take a big deep breath, and imagine what it would feel like to accomplish all of that in 21 days…
Feels pretty good, right??
Glad you agree! 😉
Today we’re going to share with you our 21-Day Diet Challenge for those who weigh 200+ pounds.
Think of this as the “lite” version of our full program, the 21-Day Fat Loss Challenge, where people lose an average of 10-21 pounds in their first 21 days.
21-Day Diet Challenge if You Weigh 200 Lbs
Let’s talk about some of the basics…
Why Does This Program Work?
Because rapid weight loss works.
The inspiration for this program came from a few recent studies regarding the success of dieters. While the industry is all about the “slow and steady” approach, we found that the science points elsewhere…
Actually, there is a direct correlation between the long-term success of dieters and the speed at which the weight is lost.
The world-renowned research team at the University of Alabama concluded the following with this largest meta-analysis on weight loss success:
- Those who lose the most weight in the first 2-4 weeks maintained the most weight loss the following year.
- In other words, the faster the weight comes off, the more short-term and long-term success one is likely to have.
Keep in mind that most these studies are done with people weighing 200+ pounds or more.
It makes perfect sense too when you think about it…
If your goal is to lose 30+ pounds, seeing only 2 pounds come off the scale after a full week of dieting and resisting temptation (the recommended amount by most fitness programs) … is pretty discouraging.
However, compare this to losing 1 pound off the scale every morning for your first week and often beyond…
That is the motivation and results you deserve.
While it may be difficult to do, it’s obviously a much more rewarding path and makes perfect sense why it causes dieters to see more success.
These studies and revelations usually bring up a common question…
“Is that even healthy?”
It’s kind of difficult not to chuckle at this one. Comparing the number of people who get injured, sick, or die losing weight fast (virtually ZERO) to the number of people who die from obesity or being overweight every year (600,000+)…
Is that even a question worth answering??
The dangers of having extra fat on your body far outweigh the dangers of losing weight quickly by such an astronomical number, it’s literally not up for debate.
So why didn’t we call our fast weight loss program “the fastest weight loss diet EVER” or the “1 pound every day program?”
Because it takes around 21 days to establish a habit.
It will take more than that for some people. But for many, the 21-day mark will signify the complete change of a person’s life.
There are a lot of programs focused around a 21-day period, and there is a reason for that – It. Works.
Because it’s not just about losing weight for 21 days. It’s about teaching you how to establish long-term healthy eating habits. Because that is the ONLY way that you will be able to lose EVERY extra pound and KEEP IT OFF forever!
Now let’s talk a little bit about HOW to lose weight quickly.
It all starts with a detox…
The Importance of a Detox at 200 lbs or More
The most important part of our 21-Day Challenge and the thing that a lot of weight loss programs and diets miss is starting out with a DETOX.
Here’s the truth for those of you weighing 200 lbs or more:
The chances that you are insulin resistant and leptin resistant are EXTERMELY high.
This is also why most programs fail for you.
Most programs and diets jump right into a list of a whole bunch of healthy, whole foods that you eat. That’s great, because your body needs those foods.
The PROBLEM is that your hormones are all out of whack from the processed foods and overconsumption of carbohydrates.
It’s going to take you MONTHS to reset your system at that rate – IF EVER – with a program that does not have a detox built in.
So those diet plans that still allow desserts and bread on occasion or often…
You must FIRST reset your system before you can properly process these foods again.
What do we mean by “reset”?
We mean reset your hormones.
You have several hormones that are interconnected in the processes of digesting, absorbing, dispersing, and disposing of nutrients from the food that you eat. These hormones are: Insulin, Leptin, Glycogen, and Cortisol.
The overconsumption of processed foods and carbohydrates causes these hormones to basically SUCK at their jobs, sending false signals to your body and causing the food you eat to stick to you like glue!
A “generally healthy diet” will not fix this problem.
You MUST detox to reset your system.
What Does It Actually Mean to Detox??
A detox simply means: a process or period of time in which one abstains from or rids the body of toxic or unhealthy substances.
This doesn’t mean taking a scrub brush to the liver or any other mumbo jumbo like that.
We’re also not going to make you live off of cayenne pepper or green juice for 10 days straight…
It just means to allow the body to get rid of toxins and steer clear of unhealthy foods for a while.
This process allows the body to get some reprieve from the overload of crappy foods, alcohol, and sugars we normally eat.
What Makes Up an Effective Detox??
A great detox plan or program should be built from two core principles:
Simplicity and Results.
This detox diet plan focuses on minimizing hormonal responses and maximizing nutrient uptake. No carbohydrates will be eaten during this process and lots of vegetables and protein will be.
- People are chronically overfeeding on carbohydrates (to the point of triggering hypertension, metabolic resistance, pre and type II diabetes, and others).
- Most people are filled to the brim with glycogen and could use a period of abstinence.
- Not eating carbs will help allow insulin to regulate and leptin to level out.
Results to Expect
Because of the minimizing of both calories and carbohydrates, you will see a fast weight drop. Some of this will be water weight unnecessarily held onto by the carbohydrates, and some will be fat that has been mobilized.
You should also have of clean energy by the end of day 3.
The first couple of days may be difficult and could even result in headaches, but that will pass.
The body will begin to better absorb the nutrients it’s getting, and by day 3, you should feel pretty damn good.
Completing any challenge and plan should give you a renewed sense of confidence and control. When you feel in control of your body, how it looks, and what it does, you will have a natural increase in confidence.
Note that you will likely experience detox symptoms.
- Low energy for a couple days
- Feeling crappy in general
This is normal.
You are about to overload your body with the vitamins, nutrients, and minerals that it so desperately needs but isn’t used to processing.
Isn’t that a scary thought?
That your body can get so used to eating processed foods that you can actually feel BAD from eating nutrient rich superfoods? It’s time to turn your digestive system, immune system, gut health, and ENTIRE BODY around!
How Do I Get Started?
We hoped that would be your next question!
Below is a brief outline of some of the concepts of the full 21-Day Fat Loss Challenge program.
Note that it’s an overview, and it does not give all of the specifics (such as approved foods lists), because that is part of the paid program.
Think of it as a “what to do,” but not a “how to do it.” At the end, we’ll explain a little bit more about what the 21-Day Fat Loss Challenge is all about.
21-Day Diet Challenge “Lite Version” – 200 lbs or More
DAYS 1-8: Carb Detox and Reset
Cut out carbohydrates for 8 straight days – This process will lower your insulin levels and allow your fat to become mobilized. This is also the part of weight loss most people miss. You will want to consume lots of water, almost no carbohydrates, and allow your body to completely detox/cleanse. This is the hardest phase when it comes to weight loss, but it should result in 7-8 pounds of weight loss in the first WEEK! Make sure to eat lots of low carb vegetables and lean protein.
Good examples are broccoli, spinach, asparagus, cauliflower, lean chicken breast, grass-fed beef, lean turkey breast. The best fats are olive oil for salads and coconut oil to cook with.
DAYS 9-13: Protein and Veggies
This your peak time to increase quantities of protein, low carbohydrate vegetables, and fats.
You can also consider adding in exercise. Exercise, particularly resistance training, prevents something called the down-regulation of metabolism. This is where your metabolism slows down in response to eating a lower caloric intake. Although our clients that weigh over 200 lbs and have a lot more weight to lose often skip this part and increase their daily walks instead.
DAYS 14-21: Carb Cycling
The goal of this week should be to test introducing very, very low amounts of carbohydrates and seeing how your body responds. This can be tricky though because many of our clients that weigh over 200 lbs often find that they need to remain without carbs for longer due to weight loss slowing or stalling.
Master these things for 21 Days, and you WILL lose lots of weight – and FAST!
Now, there are still quite a few questions you may have or things you need answered…
- What are the best sources of protein, fats, and carbohydrates? Can I get a complete list?
- What do I need to specifically do on each day? How much should I eat and at what times?
- What type of resistance training produces the best fat loss results? Why no cardio?
- Can I get a checklist of what EXACTLY I need to do every day to ensure I lose 10-21 pounds in the first 21 days?
We answer all these questions and more in the complete version of our fast weight loss program, the 21-Day Fat Loss Challenge: https://21dayfatlosschallenge.com/home
Our clients lose an average of 10-21 pounds in 21 days and absolutely love the program!
But even better than the weight loss is the feedback we get from people about how the program has taught them how to change their eating habits and a find a diet that truly works for them in the long-term!
We have tons of clients (like Jenna below) who have entered Onederland (out of the 200-pound club forever!) by doing one or multiple rounds of the Challenge.
We’re excited for you to start and join the 2,000 other members in our private support group encouraging one another, sharing recipes, and dropping pounds left and right!
You can check out our 21-Day Fat Loss Challenge here: https://21dayfatlosschallenge.com/home
We would also be happy to answer any questions you may have about the program. Just leave us a comment below!
Lauren at Avocadu
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