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Last time I had fitness/nutrition expert Yuri Elkaim on the The School of Greatness, we talked about how to get and keep up awesome energy all day long.

His insights are amazing because he knows the science and practical application of all the different kinds of diets and workouts.

I wanted to bring Yuri back on the podcast because he just wrote a new book about how to burn fat and lose weight all day long.

I was excited to ask him the truth behind the scenario so many of us struggle with.

Yuri is awesome because he’s able to make even the most complicated health issues really easy to understand and gives actionable tips to put to use.

In this episode, I asked him if there is a perfect fat-burning diet for everyone (as so many diets claim) and he said no!

Instead, he outlined what his studies have shown him work best on the most people, which is something I’d never heard of.

Best news: people are getting amazing results that are sustainable and not focused on deprivation using his eating plan.

Whether you’re looking to lose weight (finally) or not, I’m stoked to bring you this interview with one of the best in the industry, Yuri Elkaim in Episode 261.

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“The best diet for you is the one you don’t even think you are on.”

Some questions I ask:

  • Is there a perfect diet for everyone?
  • Can you work out too much?
  • What is a good long term diet plan?

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • The TRUTH about low-carb diets
  • Why it’s smart to model people who are similar to you in diet/lifestyle/workout, etc.
  • The 6 “fat triggers” that force our bodies to produce more cortisol (stress) and hold onto fat
  • Why sex drive goes down when you are super stressed
  • Yuri’s reasons to reduce gluten and dairy in your diet
  • What anti-inflammatory foods are
  • The downsides of working out too much
  • What “deadly belly bugs” are (not as gross as it sounds)
  • How to pick a great probiotic
  • The connection between cortisol and insulin

The 5 Day Food Cycling Formula

Day 1 – Low Carb Day

Day 2 – 1-Day Feast

Day 3 – 1-Day Fast

Day 4 – Regular Calorie

Day 5 – Low Calorie

  • Plus much more…

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