Are You Addicted To Celebrity Diets?

By Russ Howe

We have all known at least one friend who is seemingly addicted to ‘next big thing’ celebrity diets, right? You know the ones, you see them in glossy women’s gossip magazines each month promising quick weight loss results with seemingly no effort. Ever wondered why they don’t work? Today you’ll find out!

Today, personal trainer Russ Howe walks you through why you should look to steer clear of these quick fix diets and shows why they don’t actually yield successful results.

Usually people find they put weight straight back on and often end up heavier than when they started, despite trying their hardest just to get the physique of their favorite celeb.

Watch the video here with fitness instructor Russ for more info on this subject.
Personal trainer Russ Howe PTI explains celeb diets here.

To get serious weight loss results, take into consideration the following points on why these routines don’t work.

Usually the celeb featured in the glossy magazine isn’t involved in the article at all and is merely being used as a marketing ploy to sell the mag in the first place. Secondly, the diet plans themselves are often very flawed….

* Cutting protein, carbs or fat out of your diet leaving you in a state of fat storage.

* Cutting down your daily calorie intake so much forces your body into starvation mode and leaves you in a situation where it’s actually harder to lose weight despite the fact you are seemingly punishing yourself for wanting a better body.

* Most plans ask you to eat the same food over and over again, which is not only dull for you but bad for your body.

This takes your weight loss nowhere fast. Usually people end up seeing a little weight loss for the endless hours of punishing their body and cutting out their favorite food, before sadly seeing the weight (and more) pile back on when they start eating regular food again.

Magazines, of course, know their market. They know this type of stuff sells if they include a few certain things…

* Gossip.

* How to lose weight quickly.

* Celebrities not looking their best.

* Fashion.

You also have the d-list types who sell dvd’s every Christmas showing how they dropped their belly fat over the summer months. Pay close attention to the people who do these, you’ll notice around May or June they’ll be featured in gossip magazines having piled weight back on again, and will release another dvd just in time for Christmas or New Year. This is a never ending cycle and the fact that the exerciser cannot keep the weight off all the year round shows the quick fix diet simply isn’t effective.

The fact remains your body actually needs a good supply of protein, a good supply of carbohydrates and a good supply of fat in order to function properly. Learning how to control these three macro nutrients will help you to not only lose fat but also keep it off forever. No quick fixes, fad food diets or over complicated celebrity diet plans necessary.

About the Author:

Author: Russ Howe is a respected Personal Trainer