TLDR: Focus more on adding good sh*t to your diet, and less on eliminating the bad stuff
Like me, you’ve probably tried half a dozen diets, and nothing really stuck long-term.
Sure, many of them work, but who can go the rest of their life without eating pizza?
Nobody. That’s who.
The problem isn’t necessarily the diet. It’s that they’re so restrictive and too complex.
An addition diet is more fulfilling because you get to focus on adding things you enjoy. You’re not constantly thinking about what you can’t have.
Committing to an addition diet
This month I’m going to focus more on adding the right foods than subtracting the bad ones.
If I’m full from eating lean meats and lots of veggies, then I should theoretically crave bad food less because I’m full.
Sounds simple, right?
I’m going to make it a bit more measurable by:
- Eating 1 pound of vegetables per day.
- Eating 1 gram of protein for every pound of my goal weight (165 lbs).
- Eat this way from October 1st through October 31st.
To follow along, you’ll need a food scale. That’s pretty much it.
As Epictetus once said,
“How long are you going to wait before you demand the best for yourself?”
P.S. I’m pairing this challenge with the 10,000 kettlebell swing challenge.