I try to stick with four meals a day and only more if I really need it, but I don't see why not. Just listen to your body's hunger cues.
I started ignite and 175 and had lost 8 pounds by the end of the three weeks. I've stuck with it since then (I've been doing ignite for 8 weeks now without any "cheats") and I've lost 14 pounds. I'm looking to lose another 26 or so.
I started ignite at the beginning of 2014. I have also tried and failed countless times to lose weight. I decided to let go of all self doubt and fear of failure, it only holds you back! My mom and I have stuck with ignite for six weeks now and we haven't even felt the need to move on to balance! I've lost 12 pounds and my motivation is just as strong as it was day 1. I think that once you get going the positive feed back will keep you motivated!
My mom and I have been doing the ignite program for six weeks and there are three others in our house that aren't. Try keeping a bin of ignite friendly foods (nuts, gluten free crackers...) in your cupboard so you know just where to go if you need something. I also recommend preparing lunches the day before and leaving cut up fruit and veg in your fridge. Dinners could be difficult but there are lots of gluten free products. Once you figure out what you can and can't eat it is really easy! I've lost 12 pounds in the month and a half I've done it and my mom and I are still as motivated as day one!
try caccao nibs with fruit instead of chocolate, so delicious!
Thanks! I'm so glad I could help! Good luck!
I haven't tried the daily burn fuel, but if you look at your health food store the vega protein powder is free of the evil six and I like it a lot. It might just be canadian though....
Part of ignite is that you don't count calories, but instead just listening to hunger and using portion control. Because of the nutrient dense foods your body will use them better and you hunger and satiety signals will work properly so you do not over eat if you just listen to your body. Not only that but 1200 calories is too low! I had a lot of problems letting go of calorie counting, but I did and I've been doing ignite for 6 weeks (I haven't cheated once) and I have lost 12 pounds!
Definitely do NOT go as low as 900 calories! I have learned so much about eating this past year and sometimes less isn't better! For a woman anything bellow 1400 calories is starvation which means your body is probably not losing weight because it thinks there's a famine!
There is sugar in the sweet vinegar sauce that they add to it! My mom makes sushi at home and this is how its prepared. Plus if its white rice it is basically sugar. :( Totally feel your pain!
I've lost 12 pounds in a month and a half and my body is the type to hold onto weight! I have decreased cravings and my running has improved so much! So worth it, but maybe don't throw out the groceries but let your fam eat them up and slowly transition them to eating an ignite styles of diet.
I've had issues with my weight lots and I can tell you for sure that it is not as simple as calories in, calories out! No matter what I did I could not lose weight, I saw a nutritionist, I have counted calories and it didn't work until I focused on the food quality and what my specific body needs are. I have been doing that for about a month and a half now and I've lost 12 pounds! For example my body holds on to refined carbs (sugar, white breads, rice and pasta...) and does not deal well with gluten or processed food. But my body also doesn't deal well without carbs all together so whole grain rice and quinoa is a must. I think each body is different and thrives on different types of diet. Keep it up and you'll find what works for you!
When you're craving a snack you probably actually need the nutrients from food instead of the chemical junk in diet pop. I was the worst diet coke drinker but since cutting it out on ignite I don't really crave it anymore. I love soda water and lime!
I am almost done my ignite phase and I have lost 5 pounds so far! My body has lots of issues losing weight and weight does not come off easily. I am running 3 days a week. I think I won't add sugar, artificial sweeteners, alcohol or gluten as these are things I have problems controlling myself around and my body holds on to weight when I am eating refined carbs. Has anyone had issues losing weight on the balance phase?