The Truth About Celebrity Magazine 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, fitness instructor Russ Howe gives you the lowdown on why you should always avoid these quick fix type diets and reveals why they simply do not work.

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 today with trainer Russ here.

To get results with your weight loss you must realize a few important things about how these celebrity diets work.

Firstly, the celeb featured in the plan usually has nothing to do with it. They've been picked as a flavor of the month face for the latest quick fix by a magazine. Secondly, the plans themselves often have a few serious errors...

* Chopping your carbs, protein or fats completely from your diet leaves you in a fat storage state, not a weight loss state.

* Cutting your calorie intake so drastically will put your body into starvation mode and make it almost impossible to lose weight.

* Asking you to eat silly 'next big thing' foods and nothing else. Surely you'd be tired of eating nothing but salad for a month, right?

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 from Hollywood.

* How to burn fat quickly.

* Famous people looking less than perfect.

* Shoes.

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.

If you're trying to lose weight, more than likely you want to look healthy when you lose it and you want to keep it off forever, right? As a Fitness Instructor, I show people all the time how to do this while enjoying protein, carbohydrates and fats and while still enjoying their favorite foods. You do not need a celebrity diet punishing you to attempt quick fix results which are so fixated on the 'right now' that they don't pay any attention to what happens a month from now.

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