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Pre Maintenance Prepare for Permanent Slimness

Pre-Maintenance Prepare for Permanent Slimness

What You Will Learn in Pre-Maintenance Now that you understand that Pre-Maintenance is the phase that bridges losing weight and maintaining weight, let me spell out exactly what this crucial phase will do for you. During it, you will: find your new Critical Carbohydrate Level for Losing (CCLL) slowly, as …

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Facts and Fallacies about the Atkins Nutritional Approach

Facts and Fallacies about the Atkins Nutritional Approach

Fact Our bodies have only two fuel delivery systems to provide us with energy. Our primary fuel is based on carbohydrates and is delivered as glucose. People who eat three so-called “balanced” meals every day get virtually all their energy from glucose. But the alternate, back-up fuel is stored fat, …

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Engine Stalled? How to Get Past a Plateau

Engine Stalled? How to Get Past a Plateau

The Definition of a Plateau If a pause in weight loss is a genuine plateau, I require that it meet the following criteria: You have experienced no weight loss or loss of inches for at least four weeks. (Increased muscle mass will deceive the scale because muscle weighs more than …

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Ongoing Weight Loss: The Second Phase of Atkins

Ongoing Weight Loss: The Second Phase of Atkins

Make Your Goal Specific You’ve set a goal now, and that’s great! But make sure your goal is specific. Planning to lose 35 pounds, for example, is far better than planning to lose “some” weight. You will likely lose some weight, but you probably won’t lose the full 35 unless …

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Are You Ready for Phase Two?

Are You Ready for Phase Two?

What Is Your Goal Weight? Ask yourself when in your life did you look and feel your very best? How much did you weigh then? Can you comfortably weigh that again? What size did you wear then? Don’t skip over these questions. As I always say, you’re the greatest expert …

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