Flexible Dieting Case Study: From Overweight to Washboard Abs in 13 Months

Joey used flexible dieting to lose 50 pounds in 56 weeks. This article will show you how.

*Joey used flexible dieting to lose 50 pounds in 56 weeks. This article will show you how.*

Two years ago, Joey Colozzo wasn’t the kind of person you’d normally write about on a fitness blog.

Like a lot of guys, he lifted weights, but he didn’t have a great physique.

Despite reading as much as he could about nutrition and fitness, and training for hours in the gym, he didn’t make much progress. In fact, he gained weight.

“I was going to the gym more often, more regimented, and with more intensity than my peers but never looked the part. I was dieting harder than the people I aspired to look like, it just didn’t make sense.”

In late 2012, Joey decided to make a change. He decide to do whatever it took to get lean.

“The deal I eventually made with myself was that if I was willing to sacrifice as much as a bodybuilder, I demanded to look like one.”

Every year, thousands of people make the same resolution. Most of them fail. Joey chose a different path.

He started working with the team at 3D Muscle Journey, and in 13 months he lost 50 pounds in 56 weeks.

How did he do it?

Did he finally “buckle down” and eat better?

Did he cut out all desserts?

Did he do hours of cardio?

Nope.

Joey was already working harder than most people. The reason he was finally able to get into the chiseled shape he now maintains year round, is because of flexible dieting.

Flexible Dieting works.

Instead of getting more strict and depriving himself, Joey learned to include moderate indulgences in his diet on a regular basis.

With the help of his coach, Eric Helms, he set calorie and macronutrient targets for each day, and stuck to them consistently.Joey Colozzo Flexible Dieting

He didn’t eliminate carbs, only eat at certain times, or avoid gluten, sugar, or fructose.

He ate an overall healthy diet, but let himself enjoy moderate treats when he wanted them.

As a result, Joey didn’t just reach a normal weight or get a six pack, he got lean enough to compete as a bodybuilder.

“The sweet irony of it all is that prepping for my bodybuilding show(s) using ‘flexible dieting’ turned out to be dramatically easier than what I was doing.”

How Flexible Dieting helped Joey get shredded.

Joey had lost weight before, but he could never maintain his new condition.

“My trouble with past diets was never results, it was ADHERENCE. All diets work for a limited time. I don’t think the general public has trouble dropping 3 lbs. They have trouble dropping 30 lbs, and staying sane while doing it.”

Not being able to adhere to a diet creates an ‘on/off’ mentality towards dieting. You are either ON plan and everything is fine, for a while. Or, inevitably, OFF plan, consumed with guilt, binging, and swearing to yourself you’re going to start fresh on Monday. That can become a really vicious and never ending cycle.”

Like many people, including me, Joey struggled with binge eating as a result of this “black or white” mentality toward food.

“I would say justifying my binges as ‘cheat days’. I would eat extremely strict during the week and go as hard as I wanted on the weekends. This ‘1 step forward, 2 steps back’ approach compounded over many weeks. The result was me getting really fat… while ‘dieting’. The irony, it burned!”

Flexible dieting helped Joey learn to eat the foods he wanted, in moderation, without feeling guilty or deprived. This new perspective is what finally helped him get lean and stay that way with less effort and stress than before.

“If you label food good vs bad, or feel like everything you eat either helps or hurts, you are lacking context and can eventually develop an unhealthy relationship with food. Flexible dieting has taught me that dieting is a dance — when you stumble, you just make it part of the dance. ;-)
”

Flexible Dieting makes it permanently easier to lose fat.

Joey started losing fat by counting calories and macros, but he doesn’t need to anymore to maintain his shredded physique.

If you’re worried that you’ll have to count calories and macros forever, “… relax and understand that those are just training wheels to get you going in the right direction,” says Joey.

Joey Colozzo Flexible Dieting

“View those tools like a GPS system navigating you through new territory. As you become more familiar with this new territory, you will use the GPS more sparingly, and eventually, not have to use it at all.”

“It’s important that they see the light at the end of the tunnel and view these things as a necessary part of the learning process or they could easily get overwhelmed and discouraged in the beginning.”

“*Disclaimer: I’m referring to the general population with common weight loss goals. Physique competitors should use every tool available to them at all times.”

Flexible dieting is about much more than just counting calories and macros. It’s a completely different way of looking at your diet that includes developing several other key habits which you’ll learn about soon.

Joey is one of many people who’s used flexible dieting to lose fat and stay lean. You can be one of them.

Want to learn how to use flexible dieting to lose fat?

Click here to buy my book, Flexible Dieting. It shows you how to get in outstanding shape without giving up your favorite foods.

16 Comments

  1. agen judi casino online on March 25, 2021 at 2:14 pm

    J’adore quand tu fais délirer utile et
    du coup t’as repris ce serait super bien que t’en fasse plein en plus il y a le confinement du coup ton CV chié
    mais moi j’adorais tes délires à utiliser
    ton marrant

    Visit my site … agen judi casino online



  2. sbobet casino online on March 29, 2021 at 12:51 am

    HOW TO TAKE MONEY WITH 1 CLICK ???

    Also visit my website … sbobet casino online



  3. game casino online on March 29, 2021 at 2:53 am

    Thank You so muchhh!

    Feel free to visit my blog post – game casino online



  4. roulettes casino online on March 29, 2021 at 4:15 am

    T’es vidéo gta sont comme mes chips à l
    ancienne

    Here is my page: roulettes casino online



  5. situs judi casino online terpercaya on March 29, 2021 at 5:06 am

    Rdr2 Fanatic only Flecca, Prison Break & Series A

    Here is my webpage: situs judi casino online terpercaya



  6. agen casino online terpercaya on March 29, 2021 at 7:38 am

    Wann kommt wieder gucci Simulator und Need for speed heat

    my web-site :: agen casino online terpercaya



  7. XE-88 Download Android Apk IOS on March 30, 2021 at 5:51 pm

    Heya i’m for the first time here. I found this
    board and I find It truly useful & it helped me out a lot.

    I hope to give something back and help others like you aided me.



  8. casino online terpercaya on April 1, 2021 at 3:30 am

    Que vuelva él vegta

    my page … casino online terpercaya



  9. roulette online casino on April 1, 2021 at 3:53 am

    Vegetta777 Quisiera que hagan un article donde se as
    un profesional

    Feel free to surf to my web page … roulette online casino



  10. situs casino online on April 1, 2021 at 4:23 am

    Hey Palle, nur ein Vorschlag, aber es wäre super wenn
    du Hunger Games machen würdest☺️

    Here is my website; situs casino online



  11. M233576 on April 1, 2021 at 4:58 am

    hmmmmm, spend 1.2 million dollars to run over people with my honda civic, i will.

    Feel free to surf to my web site :: M233576



  12. situs casino online terbaik on April 1, 2021 at 6:09 am

    1:43 You got pumped full of lead

    my website – situs casino online terbaik



  13. agen judi togel hongkong terpercaya on April 9, 2021 at 1:27 pm

    This is really interesting, You are a very skilled blogger.

    I’ve joined your feed and look forward to seeking more
    of your fantastic post. Also, I’ve shared your website in my social networks!



  14. คาสิโนทำเงิน on April 13, 2021 at 12:14 am

    คาสิโน | คาสิโนต่างแดน Ufa098 คาสิโนออนไลน์
    เกมคาสิโนได้เงินจริง

    Μy blog :: คาสิโนทำเงิน



  15. game casino online on April 15, 2021 at 6:45 am

    DarthVaderAU



  16. คาสิโน2021 on April 17, 2021 at 3:03 am

    เว็บคาสิโนUFABET กับ UFA098 พวกเราเป็นศูนย์รวม เว็บพนันออนไลน์ ที่ได้รับความนิยมมากที่สุด UFABETยูฟ่าเบท คาสิโนชั้นนำ ของเอเชีย อันดับ 1 ในไทย คาสิโน2021



Leave a Comment