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Reverse Dieting

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Through many of our nutrition journeys, our focus is on decreasing calories and losing fat. But what happens when you hit a plateau and are already on low calories or when you reach your goals and are happy with your body composition? This is when reverse dieting comes into play.

Reverse dieting is training your body to eat more while maintaining your weight, sounds pretty awesome right?

In this episode, Adee and Micheal go over the reasons reverse dieting can be beneficial, who it’s for, how it works, and what steps you can take. So, if you have plateaued or reached your goals you’ll definitely want to listen in!


  • 1:05 - Reasons reverse dieting can be beneficial for people
  • 4:50 - Who is reverse dieting good for and when
  • 7:20 - How does reverse dieting work?
  • 10:25 - Reason reverse dieting works
  • 13:30 - How much should you increase calories when reverse dieting?
  • 15:30 - Why don’t we increase protein too much when reverse dieting
  • 16:40 - What is NEAT?
  • 19:00 - Action steps

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