The Importance of Metabolic Reset and Why You Should Know About It
Everyone including myself could use a reset button for a lot of things: mindset, relationships, career decisions, etc.
Another thing people often wish there was a reset button for: their metabolism.
What is a Metabolic Reset Phase?
A Metabolic Reset Phase is a phase that acts to “reset” or re-increase your metabolism by strategically increasing your calories (while decreasing cardio) after a Fat Loss.
The nutrition pattern will vary from plan to plan, but they all restrict your calorie intake — your whole grains, dairy, and fruit — and focus on increasing your protein intake. This lasts for about one to two months, depending on the plan you follow.
By focusing on altering your metabolism, or the rate at which your body breaks down the food you eat and turns it into energy. Faster metabolisms, naturally, burn more calories than slower ones.
If you’ve been told you have a slow metabolism, speeding things up might seem like an easy way to burn more calories. The speed of your metabolism has more to do with genetics and physical activity levels than anything else.
Given the fact that our body’s main goal is to literally keep us alive, our body begins to shut down unnecessary “systems” to “conserve” energy, which in turn, causes you to burn fewer calories.
What does burning fewer calories mean?
It means you have to keep lowering calories and increasing cardio to prevent from hitting a plateau.
Soon enough you’ll have to maintain a very low-calorie intake to keep losing fat, which isn’t healthy or sustainable, which is why it’s best for folks to do a Metabolic Reset Phase every 12–15 weeks of dieting.
Many see these phases as taking a “step-back” in progress, but really, they’re “RECHARGING” for more progress.
What are the Myths about Metabolic Reset Phase?
The myth of the metabolic reset diet is that your metabolism needs to — or even can be — reset. There is no research to indicate that our bodies…