Reverse dieting: What is it and should you try it for weight loss?
Reverse dieting is one of the latest diet trends. It is an eating plan that is typically used by bodybuilders or boxers.
There is not much research on the eating method and how effective it is to lose weight. But there are people who claim that it’s a great way to boost energy levels, increase metabolism and lose weight.
Here are all the details about reverse dieting.
In simple words, reverse dieting is referred to as a diet after a diet. Pro athletes first go on a highly restrictive diet for months to reach their competitions goals. Then, to avoid rapid weight gain post the competition and ease the restrictive plan, they go on a restrictive diet, which means gradually increasing the number of their calories as they ease into their regular diet.
The idea behind the diet is to counter what’s called a “famine metabolism” – when your metabolism slows down because your body is getting a small number of calories from the diet.
When you are on a restrictive diet plan for a long time, your body starts conser
The theory behind the diet is to be able to maintain the weight loss that one has already achieved.