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Dieting while staying at hotels & inns and to use before parties for someone with a "metabolism" or basal metabolic rate (BMR) of 2150 calories per day
This is a special diet that you can use while traveling, and also on a day that you plan to go to a party, to make it easier for you to diet. You won't lose fat as fast on this modification, as on the main diet itself or the "hard-core" travel diet, because it doesn't include the tricks outlined in Law #2, Law #8, Law #10, Law #11 and Law #17, and other tricks, and because it is a more lenient diet. But if you follow it, plus do at least the weight lifting exercise mentioned, you'll see superior results compared to other diets. Hopefully you'll do the cardiovascular exercise specified as well, in which case the results will be that much more dramatic.
Unlike a motel, a hotel or resort will have a restaurant on the premises. At these restaurants and other nearby restaurants, there will usually be low fat, and/or heart healthy selections, and these will usually be marked as such. Be aware that you have to pay particular attention to the amount of calories you eat while traveling, regardless of whether it is for business or pleasure. It can be very easy to gain weight while on a vacation because of the fact that you will be eating at restaurants more often than usual, and most restaurants serve overly large portions, as well as use too much butter, cream and other fattening substances.
When eating out at hotel restaurants or while going to a hotel banquet party while on vacation (or a party while at home for that matter), you will likely be dining with friends and associates, and you don't want to have to worry about calories while dining with them or divulge to them that you are dieting or watching your weight. With the following travel/party diet mentioned below, you can still have it appear that you're not even watching your weight, as you'll be able to eat a lot of food for one meal out of the day, and you'll still lose fat each day.
Even if you don't want to let on that you're on a diet, you still can order your food with less butter and/or cream, as well as order low sodium, and many restaurants will accommodate these requests. By eating less butter and cream while at the restaurant, you'll be able to eat more actual real food, which helps to satisfy your hunger.
In Law #12 we said to always eat at least 6 times per day, and preferably 8 small meals per day, which increases your metabolism, but when staying at hotels, inns and resorts, it will be harder to eat 8 times a day than when you are at home, because you'll be sightseeing or going to meetings, and you won't be at your residence where you have better access to food and to prepare meals. Plus, on the day of a party, it will be harder to eat 8 times a day than most days, because you'll have to spend time to get ready to go, and have to take time to drive or walk there. So when either traveling, or on the day of a party, you will only eat 6 times per day instead of the usual 8 times per day. Eating 6 smaller meals per day, rather than the traditional 3 square meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), will increase your metabolism, and lower insulin surges, but not as much as spreading it out to 8 meals per day.On this travel/party diet, there is an 7-day cycle. Days 1,2,4, and 5 are "low carbohydrate (carb)” days; Days 3 and 6 are "low fat" days; and Day 7 is a "cheat day." Then the cycle repeats for as long as you're on vacation. If your vacation is shorter than 7 days, you should finish out the 7 days at your home town. You can even continue the diet longer if you wish. If you're using it as part of a party day diet for when you're not on vacation, start the diet 7 days before the party, and your "cheat day" will occur on the party date. For instance, say the party is on a Saturday. Then start this diet the the previous Saturday morning and the "cheat day" detailed in this diet will occur on your party date. You'll be noticeably leaner for the party, and this appearance will be amplified if you do the specified weight lifting at the specified times. It will be even more pronounced if you do cardio, but if you can only do one, do the weight lifting (with a 5 minute cardio warm-up). If you take short rests while lifting weights (30-60 seconds) this will be like a cardio workout anyway.
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