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If body composition is 80% diet ...

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created July 31, 2012 at 12:00 PM

can you get a decent body without working out?

23fe01308e3320ecf144b47b99a135a4

(149)

on August 04, 2013
at 07:33 AM

I agree with you SUSTAINEDfitness.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on August 04, 2013
at 01:01 AM

You might not be fat, but you won't have functional fitness.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on August 02, 2012
at 01:05 PM

Why would it weird you out? Working out can also be considered rehabilitation. "If you don't use it, you lose it," is the mentality that everybody needs to have in those circumstances of illness. My grandmother just passed away after suffering from a stroke. She refused to follow through with rehabilitation and slowly her body started shutting down different parts, including the function of her throat. There are throat exercises that should have been done to strengthen the muscle. This is all encompassed in 'working out'.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on August 02, 2012
at 11:07 AM

*"It's incredibly important to 'workout' simply for the fact that your body needs you to."* Okay working out may have other benefits, but Sleepyhouse it looks like you just consider working out to be essential, and that everybody who doesn't do it is lazy and won't get anywhere. Especially when you say *"A lot of people who do not workout during a time of illness (i.e. from a stroke or parkinsons) will slowly fade into nothingness."* which kinda weirded me out. Correct me if I'm wrong though.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on August 01, 2012
at 01:23 PM

@Korion...working out can boost your energy levels to allow you to have fun in other activities.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on August 01, 2012
at 01:20 PM

About the bulletproofexec, if you believe that he did nothing and developed a much better physical body, I have some ocean front property in Colorado to sell you also. The guy is marketing his bulletproof concept, and will say whatever he needs to say to get you to buy his product.

05055dcbf12c81f1cce777ec365870af

(1791)

on August 01, 2012
at 01:58 AM

right, we are "designed" with movement in mind, at least until we figure out how to just become brains in a digital universe.

05055dcbf12c81f1cce777ec365870af

(1791)

on August 01, 2012
at 01:56 AM

it's proven that exercise (this can be widely interpreted) can boost mental performance very quickly. you can probably google about short burst exercise improving subsequent mental tasks. im sure there have been studies.

05055dcbf12c81f1cce777ec365870af

(1791)

on August 01, 2012
at 01:53 AM

i think if you are extremely anabolic then yes, or taking the exact right mix of steroids/pro-hormones

584cdd1a2dd83e46b8b76758f4c57b19

(600)

on July 31, 2012
at 10:01 PM

I've lost 40kg through diet alone but I know I need to now gain some muscle

667f6c030b0245d71d8ef50c72b097dc

(15976)

on July 31, 2012
at 06:55 PM

Very sensible and accurate answer I think. Diet is important but assigning a number like 80% is silly. One could eat less than ideal foods and still get very strong and lean.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:38 PM

People don't workout just to lose weight or gain muscle. People do it for health, to stay active, to keep their body operating properly, and because they think it's fun. A lot of people who do not workout during a time of illness (i.e. from a stroke or parkinsons) will slowly fade into nothingness. It's incredibly important to "workout" simply for the fact that your body needs you to.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:32 PM

Working out is something you do to lose weight or gain muscles, I just want energy to have fun!

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:22 PM

He never wears a shirt hahahahaha, and he farts during some of his videos because of his excessive bean intake.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:19 PM

Being energetic is practically working out if you are using the energy towards something. Working out means different things to different people.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:16 PM

Sorry, I thought he was telling the truth when he said *"and lost 100 lbs without using calories or exercise"*

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:16 PM

I like Scooby he is funny :).

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:09 PM

Just using baking soda or niacinamide can get me up, but as I'm personally not really interested in being very muscular, rather interested in mental strength, being lean and energetic, I don't work out. It's very easy for me to get into the overtraining zone, so I don't take the risk. Call me lazy if you want :)

7cf9f5b08a41ecf2a2d2bc0b31ea6fa0

(4176)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:00 PM

I do work out, I lift weights and run but been so tired lately just wondering if my diet can pick up the slack sort of

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:00 PM

Have you read http://www.amazon.com/Willpower-Rediscovering-Greatest-Human-Strength/dp/1594203075 ? It reminds me of what you speak of. Not your condition, but how laziness is a symptom. Lack of willpower is actually very scientific (ties back to glucose). I highly suggest it if you find that sort of stuff interesting.

3846a3b61bc9051e4baebdef62e58c52

(18635)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:58 PM

Sure Korion, If climbing mountains doesn't count as working out I guess.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:58 PM

And seriously, you are talking about something different. I am doing leangains. I know all about losing fat while maintaining and building muscle.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:56 PM

Uhh Scooby is NOBODY's favorite bodybuilder, I can assure you of that. Just deal with the facts, if you're not working out and you are losing weight, you're going to lose muscle.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:54 PM

But who says you need a calorie deficit for weight loss? I remember Travis Culp mentioning that it's nearly impossible to gain weight with MCT oil. I also noticed that youtube's favorite bodybuilder doesn't agree with you http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oi-jnsG0Z7Y though I must say he's not the best resource.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:51 PM

*everyone .

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:51 PM

Did anyone forget about this guy http://www.bulletproofexec.com/bulletproof-fasting/ ?

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:47 PM

The question was asked suggesting without working out (gaining muscle) to lose weight through diet. Doing so would definitely lose muscle mass.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:46 PM

I'm not sure now but I used to end up with hypoglycemia after every workout... hahaha. Was horrible because I would always become mad after a couple of sets, though eating lots of sugary things could prevent it. I think exercise does come in a pill, but I do think you're right that people who exercise little to none tend to look for shortcuts instead. I still don't think they're lazy, I think they're too tired to get up and do something. IMO laziness is just a symptom, not a cause of anything. In most cases ignorance is the cause of the problem.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:45 PM

But Purslaneprovidence didn't talk about a calorie deficit... You're basically saying that losing fat and gaining muscle at the same time is impossible?

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:36 PM

Also, they want to spend all of their time with their children? What about their children's health? Is spending time with your children sitting on a couch in front of the TV or is it out being active as a family? Depression? Are you joking? Working out/being active is a key in helping depression. Same with everything else you stated. You are making excuses.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:31 PM

"The mindset to not want to workout" is what I stated. You are saying that people who have injuries do not want to workout? People with kids do not want to workout? The mindset is what is unattractive. The fact that somebody doesn't want to ever exercise or be active is problematic.

518bce04b12cd77741237e1f61075194

(11577)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:22 PM

Yeah, that sounds weird- what about people that choose not to workout because they spend all of their available time with their small children? Or are in chronic pain? Suffering from a nerve disorder or depression? It just is a huge blanket statement that tars every one with the same brush no matter what.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 03:49 PM

"Muscle Loss When your body faces a calorie deficit, it tends to indiscriminately grab energy from multiple sources. This is due to the fact that both muscles and fat contain energy. However, fat is much more energy-dense -- it contains nine calories per gram, vs. only four calories per gram from other sources -- so your body tends to prefer to use energy from the fat stores just beneath the skin. For this reason weight loss is on average 75 percent fat and 25 percent lean tissue, which means muscles."

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 03:47 PM

Laziness definitely exists because we all have it in ourselves. Sometimes I just want a lazy weekend at the house. It exists. Sometimes people want a lazy lifestyle. That also exists. Laziness is also defined as looking for a shortcut. Exercise doesn't come in a pill. I think you'll find that people who exercise little to none take the most pills and try for the most shortcuts.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 03:20 PM

*"but you will lose muscle"* huh? Why?

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 03:20 PM

It's basically the same thing as saying to obese people that they are lazy because they obviously don't do cardio.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 03:13 PM

*"The mindset to not want to workout is also lazy, unrelatable, and unattractive."* That's a prejudice imo. I don't even believe laziness exists, just a lack of energy.

81fca18329e68e227cdfef3857bfef96

(1320)

on July 31, 2012
at 01:35 PM

It's called skinny fat. Most do not consider that a 'decent body'. Short answer, no.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 31, 2012
at 01:03 PM

@DakotaPaleo...plus one for "Diet is key, but strength is health"

76b378fd766058e410b1a3da75277825

on July 31, 2012
at 12:57 PM

I dropped roughly 20-30lbs of body fat by just going pretty strict paleo over the coarse of a few months. Once there I plateaued. Lifting has helped burn off an additional 10lbs or so since. The more lean muscle you have, the faster you will see the fat body mass burn away. Diet is key, but strength is health.

32f5749fa6cf7adbeb0b0b031ba82b46

(41747)

on July 31, 2012
at 12:20 PM

Define decent body.

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C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 31, 2012
at 12:33 PM

You can maintain a decent body composition without working out. You can be thin, with little bodyfat, but you will not build muscle without some stimulus. You also will not maintain bone strength without some exercise. Food can keep you from being fat, but exercise is what builds a stronger, better body.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 31, 2012
at 01:03 PM

@DakotaPaleo...plus one for "Diet is key, but strength is health"

76b378fd766058e410b1a3da75277825

on July 31, 2012
at 12:57 PM

I dropped roughly 20-30lbs of body fat by just going pretty strict paleo over the coarse of a few months. Once there I plateaued. Lifting has helped burn off an additional 10lbs or so since. The more lean muscle you have, the faster you will see the fat body mass burn away. Diet is key, but strength is health.

4
0a9ad4e577fe24a6b8aafa1dd7a50c79

on July 31, 2012
at 03:35 PM

Diet molds your body like clay.

Exercise tones and gives defining detail to the clay.

3
A3a4696c919e916ec971691559e9c942

(2043)

on July 31, 2012
at 01:44 PM

you could get a "decent" body, but I doubt you would get a healthy body.
I'll take healthy over decent any day.

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F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

on July 31, 2012
at 12:39 PM

Ever since I got into fitness, I find people who don't workout... um... 'unappealing' looking if they're thin. There is something really 'unappealing' about an arm that has no muscles or legs that are just... sticks with a weird, loose flabby skin.

The mindset to not want to workout is also lazy, unrelatable, and unattractive.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:31 PM

"The mindset to not want to workout" is what I stated. You are saying that people who have injuries do not want to workout? People with kids do not want to workout? The mindset is what is unattractive. The fact that somebody doesn't want to ever exercise or be active is problematic.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:46 PM

I'm not sure now but I used to end up with hypoglycemia after every workout... hahaha. Was horrible because I would always become mad after a couple of sets, though eating lots of sugary things could prevent it. I think exercise does come in a pill, but I do think you're right that people who exercise little to none tend to look for shortcuts instead. I still don't think they're lazy, I think they're too tired to get up and do something. IMO laziness is just a symptom, not a cause of anything. In most cases ignorance is the cause of the problem.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 03:20 PM

It's basically the same thing as saying to obese people that they are lazy because they obviously don't do cardio.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 03:47 PM

Laziness definitely exists because we all have it in ourselves. Sometimes I just want a lazy weekend at the house. It exists. Sometimes people want a lazy lifestyle. That also exists. Laziness is also defined as looking for a shortcut. Exercise doesn't come in a pill. I think you'll find that people who exercise little to none take the most pills and try for the most shortcuts.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:19 PM

Being energetic is practically working out if you are using the energy towards something. Working out means different things to different people.

7cf9f5b08a41ecf2a2d2bc0b31ea6fa0

(4176)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:00 PM

I do work out, I lift weights and run but been so tired lately just wondering if my diet can pick up the slack sort of

518bce04b12cd77741237e1f61075194

(11577)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:22 PM

Yeah, that sounds weird- what about people that choose not to workout because they spend all of their available time with their small children? Or are in chronic pain? Suffering from a nerve disorder or depression? It just is a huge blanket statement that tars every one with the same brush no matter what.

05055dcbf12c81f1cce777ec365870af

(1791)

on August 01, 2012
at 01:56 AM

it's proven that exercise (this can be widely interpreted) can boost mental performance very quickly. you can probably google about short burst exercise improving subsequent mental tasks. im sure there have been studies.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on August 01, 2012
at 01:23 PM

@Korion...working out can boost your energy levels to allow you to have fun in other activities.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:38 PM

People don't workout just to lose weight or gain muscle. People do it for health, to stay active, to keep their body operating properly, and because they think it's fun. A lot of people who do not workout during a time of illness (i.e. from a stroke or parkinsons) will slowly fade into nothingness. It's incredibly important to "workout" simply for the fact that your body needs you to.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 03:13 PM

*"The mindset to not want to workout is also lazy, unrelatable, and unattractive."* That's a prejudice imo. I don't even believe laziness exists, just a lack of energy.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:09 PM

Just using baking soda or niacinamide can get me up, but as I'm personally not really interested in being very muscular, rather interested in mental strength, being lean and energetic, I don't work out. It's very easy for me to get into the overtraining zone, so I don't take the risk. Call me lazy if you want :)

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:32 PM

Working out is something you do to lose weight or gain muscles, I just want energy to have fun!

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on August 02, 2012
at 01:05 PM

Why would it weird you out? Working out can also be considered rehabilitation. "If you don't use it, you lose it," is the mentality that everybody needs to have in those circumstances of illness. My grandmother just passed away after suffering from a stroke. She refused to follow through with rehabilitation and slowly her body started shutting down different parts, including the function of her throat. There are throat exercises that should have been done to strengthen the muscle. This is all encompassed in 'working out'.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:36 PM

Also, they want to spend all of their time with their children? What about their children's health? Is spending time with your children sitting on a couch in front of the TV or is it out being active as a family? Depression? Are you joking? Working out/being active is a key in helping depression. Same with everything else you stated. You are making excuses.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:00 PM

Have you read http://www.amazon.com/Willpower-Rediscovering-Greatest-Human-Strength/dp/1594203075 ? It reminds me of what you speak of. Not your condition, but how laziness is a symptom. Lack of willpower is actually very scientific (ties back to glucose). I highly suggest it if you find that sort of stuff interesting.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on August 02, 2012
at 11:07 AM

*"It's incredibly important to 'workout' simply for the fact that your body needs you to."* Okay working out may have other benefits, but Sleepyhouse it looks like you just consider working out to be essential, and that everybody who doesn't do it is lazy and won't get anywhere. Especially when you say *"A lot of people who do not workout during a time of illness (i.e. from a stroke or parkinsons) will slowly fade into nothingness."* which kinda weirded me out. Correct me if I'm wrong though.

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0408fb6c082971b0559503b77eb9483c

on July 31, 2012
at 01:22 PM

I dislike the isolated element ideas like that. To say diet is 80% is wrong on so many levels. Diet and exercise form a system- and the two sides can be tailored to each other.

You can get thin with a diet that takes into account no exercises at all, but you can't get a decent body that way.

Movement in space with effort- exercise- is just something we need to do.

667f6c030b0245d71d8ef50c72b097dc

(15976)

on July 31, 2012
at 06:55 PM

Very sensible and accurate answer I think. Diet is important but assigning a number like 80% is silly. One could eat less than ideal foods and still get very strong and lean.

05055dcbf12c81f1cce777ec365870af

(1791)

on August 01, 2012
at 01:58 AM

right, we are "designed" with movement in mind, at least until we figure out how to just become brains in a digital universe.

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77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094

(78467)

on July 31, 2012
at 01:58 PM

You sure can - follow your passion.

That in and of itself is sufficient to moderate appetite and keep your metabolism at an elevated rate.

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6f7dff370a9178fc54125dc9ccde5c36

on July 31, 2012
at 12:35 PM

You can lower your BF % purely with diet (easier when you're young), but you will lose muscle. I promise you that you can have a pretty decent body with some dumbells and 20 minutes 2-3 times a week. Squats dead lifts push ups planks. You don't need to do cardio even. Hope that motivates you because it's easy and important to keep that muscle.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:56 PM

Uhh Scooby is NOBODY's favorite bodybuilder, I can assure you of that. Just deal with the facts, if you're not working out and you are losing weight, you're going to lose muscle.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:47 PM

The question was asked suggesting without working out (gaining muscle) to lose weight through diet. Doing so would definitely lose muscle mass.

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:58 PM

And seriously, you are talking about something different. I am doing leangains. I know all about losing fat while maintaining and building muscle.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:16 PM

I like Scooby he is funny :).

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 03:20 PM

*"but you will lose muscle"* huh? Why?

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:45 PM

But Purslaneprovidence didn't talk about a calorie deficit... You're basically saying that losing fat and gaining muscle at the same time is impossible?

F5be4be097edc85690c12d67ee1a27c0

(1884)

on July 31, 2012
at 03:49 PM

"Muscle Loss When your body faces a calorie deficit, it tends to indiscriminately grab energy from multiple sources. This is due to the fact that both muscles and fat contain energy. However, fat is much more energy-dense -- it contains nine calories per gram, vs. only four calories per gram from other sources -- so your body tends to prefer to use energy from the fat stores just beneath the skin. For this reason weight loss is on average 75 percent fat and 25 percent lean tissue, which means muscles."

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 05:22 PM

He never wears a shirt hahahahaha, and he farts during some of his videos because of his excessive bean intake.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on July 31, 2012
at 04:54 PM

But who says you need a calorie deficit for weight loss? I remember Travis Culp mentioning that it's nearly impossible to gain weight with MCT oil. I also noticed that youtube's favorite bodybuilder doesn't agree with you http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oi-jnsG0Z7Y though I must say he's not the best resource.

0
56c28e3654d4dd8a8abdb2c1f525202e

(1822)

on August 04, 2013
at 01:27 AM

define "workout" for us all.

0
21a1a131a0674d12ef7cdfca8a192e1f

(50)

on August 04, 2013
at 01:04 AM

all great comments! but also consider individuality: yes, I have seen lucky ppl who eat well, dont exercise other than pleasurable walks and everyday activities, and are not in "skinny fat" land... But I honestly feel that this is the minority and would always advise to do the N=1 experiment and see how you do. For example, before I was convinced that I NEED to work-out 3 times a week...well for the last 2 years I couldn't get to the Gym much, and through experimentation found out that working out every 4 days for an hour in the Gym - nothing crazy, some machines and free weight, no crazy pace either - works very well IF I eat well...Experiment!

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23fe01308e3320ecf144b47b99a135a4

(149)

on August 04, 2013
at 12:07 AM

Yes, to some extent. But you won't have any 'tone'.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on August 04, 2013
at 01:01 AM

You might not be fat, but you won't have functional fitness.

23fe01308e3320ecf144b47b99a135a4

(149)

on August 04, 2013
at 07:33 AM

I agree with you SUSTAINEDfitness.

0
1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

on July 31, 2012
at 08:50 PM

Good question. Here's my take.

You can look good with clothes on if you have an impeciable diet, but you can only look good with*out* if you also have a great exercise regime in place...and you're consistent with those things.

EDIT: I am talking about guys here. Girls can definitely get away with higher body fat than guys. I've only dated one girl in my life that did not exercise. SHe was still good to look at.

The downside of dieting and not exercising is you'll probably be less healthy, and so, it may show for example, in your complexion (less circulation). It's also fairly hard ot stick to such a reduced calorie diet for a long time without running into some health problems like reduced testosterone production, sleep disturbances, diminished bone density, and reduced metablism.

I think the best way to cut down is to incorporate all types of exercise- resistance, cardio, and HIIT, and to cycle your calories and carbs (it is waht hunter gatherers are forced to do). For instance, for three days eating small portions of meat (4-8oz, 2-4x) and some vegetables throughout the day. THen, maybe once every 3-5 days depending on your leanness, decrease your meat consumption and for a meal or two eat nothing but roots and berries or gorge on some honey. This is what I've found to be the most efficient method at droppin body fat.

To give an example of how I cope with noy exercising and how strict one's diet has to be, during my sophomore year of college, for a fellow student's psychology project on compulsive exercise I was the subject. I was told not to engage in any overt exercise for the 10 days, and the student interviewed each day and I was to fill out a diary of sorts on how I coped, feelings, etc. IT was good for me, cause I learned some things. I am looking at my diary from those 10 days now, and here's what I ate througout the week.

breakfast- 4 boiled egg whites (if awake before 9:00AM)

lunch: 4oz of chicken breast with spinach

snack: 1 low-fat string cheese stick (11 almonds if needed)

dinner: 4oz tilapia + 1C frozen cranberries (4g sugar)

From this it is apparent that I veiw Food soleley as a source of fuel.

Now the funny thing is that after those 10 days, my clothes were looser, but in my opinion, I looked worse than I did before without any clothes. Now, maybe you are different and can deal with not exercising in a way that is healthier long-term. I however, cannot, so for me it is not conducive to health or aesthetics to not exercise and diet hard. Plus, it's not fun.

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