129: Eric Trexler – Reverse Dieting. Fact? Fiction? or Misunderstood? Does going SLOW provide a benefit? Does reverse dieting make your next deficit easier?

⬇️Topics discussed⬇️

-What is the theoretical case for reverse dieting?

-Common claims

-In depth discussion on metabolic adaptation

-What does the research say?

Breakdown of two main scenarios:

  1. After a diet, does going SLOWLY back to maintenance provide any added physiological benefit?

  2. Will reverse dieting BOOST your metabolism so you can push through a plateau or make a future diet easier?

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