Rev up your slow metabolism to slim down, strengthen, and shape up your body now.
The Regimen is the daily checklist that gives you the seven steps to live a better and longer life. If you’ve taken the quiz and realized you struggle with extra pounds and feeling sluggish, customize your checklist with this 7-minute workout and the following protein-cycling plan from Haylie Pomroy, author of Fast Metabolism Food Rx. Find more information on The Regimen here.
Days 1 and 2
Protein cycling involves varying your protein intake every two to three days, allowing your body time to repair and stabilize your metabolism without overstressing it. On the first two days of protein cycling, you should aim to eat low amounts of protein, about 40–60 grams, and high amounts of carbs, a medium amount of sugars, and a low amount of fats. To meet your low protein goal, have no more than 4 ounces of meat (like chicken breast or sirloin steak), 1 cup of cooked legumes, and 2 eggs per day, in addition to the fruits, vegetables, grains, and prebiotics recommended on The Regimen checklist.