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You’ll find out how it ‘knows’ in the next chapter. They also have appetites that shut off readily when they overeat. Folks who want to get really lean without using drugs have to contend with muscle loss, crashing hormones and other problems. To your body, dieting is fundamentally identical to starvation, it differs only in extremity.

Even if you weren’t wondering, I’m going to tell you. This booklet is about fixing part of the problems. All this was in the quest to be lean and stay there.

Oh yeah, they also don’t burn off excess calories as well with overfeeding 4. The more athletic readers know what I’m talking about. Drugs are the exception; drugs work wonderfully and solve many, many problems.

To get far ahead of myself, these lucky folks will likely turn out to be very leptin sensitive, a topic that will make sense in a few chapters.

So let’s define the problem very succinctly: As you might imagine, fat storage takes off. Other readers may just think I’m nuts and obsessive. If you could stay leaner without much effort that would be great too.

It’s convenient for mcdonalf loss ‘experts’ to blame weight loss failures on willpower but that turns out to be a very simplistic and not entirely correct explanation. It does and, eventually, it’s going to win. When not if the diet is broken, the pounds come back on, frequently with a little bit extra stored for good measure. If you maintain them at a bodyweight that’s btomocriptine than their setpoint, even if they aren’t actively dieting, their brains and the rest of their rat physiology will show the same changes as if they were starving.


Everyone else will be found to be suffering from some degree of leptin resistance.

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The exact mechanisms by which women’s bodies are able to do this are still under study. Steroids, thyroid lylw, injectable growth hormone, cortisol blockers, appetite suppressants, that’s just a partial list of the chemical warfare that occurs in elite bodybuilding and athletics. Current research is focusing more on how to keep the weight off, since losing it isn’t fundamentally that difficult. In addition, it’s very safe at the doses needed, fairly inexpensive, legal, and not too hard to come by.

The normal starvation period that we evolved on, which leaned us out for half of every year, doesn’t occur bromoocriptine. There are many, many reasons for this of course, some physiological, some psychological. For bodybuilders who only have to be lean for one day contest dayit’s no big deal.

That is, your body doesn’t ‘know’ that you’re only dieting for 8 weeks to look good in a bathing suit.

It’s not as simple as it sounds and most solutions to date have been only marginally successful, except for drugs of course.

In ancient times, that was usually about half of the year. Excess calories are stored as fat with excellent efficiency in most people except those lucky suckers who burn the majority off 4. Your body appears to have a set idea of how fat it ‘wants’ you to be.

He and I make a very good team, especially when bromocriptihe throw in our endocrinology-obsessed buddy, Elzi Volk.

Even a 5 to 10 pound weight loss in obese folks improves health indices, but keeping even that off for more than a little while is pretty rare. You can do it, but it’s harder. What they lack in finesse, they make up for with pigheaded stubbornness.

All are aimed at helping you to survive until food becomes available. Defining the problem, part 2 It’s convenient for weight loss ‘experts’ to blame weight loss failures on willpower but that turns out to be a very simplistic and not entirely correct explanation. Drugs allow those folks to do things that aren’t bromocruptine relative to human physiology. Appetite soars through the roof.


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I know I’m lean, healthy, all of that. Without drugs euphemistically referred to as ‘props’ or ‘gear’ in the subculturenatural athletes lose muscle mass at an alarming rate and have totally screwed-up hormone levels when they get very lean.

Other aspects of your physiology, such as hormonal axes, may also be imprinted while you’re in the womb 2. You can breed rats who will avidly defend a given setpoint. In both cases, your body ‘knows’ that you’re eating less than you should, and it adapts accordingly. In the last five years or so, obesity research has exploded into a whole new realm. Humans show some of the same tendencies as the rats mentioned, and the same basic neurochemistry too.

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Summing up So, the basic problem is this: Staying there, except for the genetically lean, is nearly impossible, as is making any real gains in muscle mass without gaining the bodyfat back. This is the reason that women have a much harder time losing fat and keeping it off than men. In addition to your early childhood, what you did during puberty as well as what you do as an adult can affect setpoint.

The physiology coupled with months of deprivation can lead to month long binges. This actually makes good evolutionary sense. Muscle loss accelerates and getting rid of that last little bit of fat is a total pain as the body fights to keep you alive.

Before you get the wrong idea, this booklet isn’t only aimed at the psychos like me, who want to maintain single digit bodyfat year round without all of the associated problems. Since nobody likes restriction or hunger, most people go back to old eating habits and gain all the weight back.