A few years ago, he conducted an experiment on himself based on the body opus program by dan duchaine, and went onto make a name for himself with his book the ketogenic diet which established him as an authority on sports nutrition and specifically lowcarbohydrate dieting. The book is pretty much about crash dieting your way to weight and fat. The diet presented here is commonly known as psmf, which stands for protein sparing modified fast. Lyles dedication to body composition research translated in yet another handbook. Here you can find over 500 articles on the topic of nutrition, fat loss and training. Lyle mcdonald july 10 while im waiting until i get the energy to get aggro again, and i will, i wanted to write about a topic ive been meaning to address for a while. My experience with lyle mcdonalds rapid fat loss diet pat. If you really want to succeed on a psmf then i highly recommend you buy lyle mcdonalds rapid fat loss handbook lye has brought this diet to the mainstream and has a huge following among bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts. In the rapid fat loss handbook, lyle mcdonald has distilled this method with decades of research behind it into practical guidelines, with easytounderstand categories depending on your starting point in bodyfat, weight and fitness level.
I understand though, that lyle mcdonald suggests somewhere in his website or books that one should only do a psmf for a short period of time. Lyle mcdonald is a full time physiology nerd with an obsession about fat loss. I just refer to it as crash, because thats the term lyle uses to refer to it. For the record this approach is called a protein sparing modified fast psmf and is meant to be used very short term. Since this is a book about rapid weightfat loss and crash dieting, i imagine all of my. Review of lyle mcdonalds rapid fat loss diet bodybuilding. Lyle mcdonald books list of books by author lyle mcdonald. I do not take credit for the diet or training ideas in the video. I learned about this diet from lyle mcdonald s rapid fat loss book. This recommendation is somewhat in line with that given by lyle mcdonald in his book the rapid fat loss handbook, which in essence is a slightly modified psmf diet. The bodyrecomposition store brings you all of the books by lyle mcdonald on topics including fat loss, sports nutrition and womens issues.
Secrets of the nutrientdense protein sparing modified. A scientific approach to crash dieting by lyle mcdonald. I strongly recommend reading the book, and using as this as a reference when you forget something. The rfl is a nofat nocarbs protein diet, that can be summed up in one page buying the book gives you access to a online calculator that does just that, but the book spends the remaining 100 pages explaining the science behind dieting and the body response to it, taking care of answering all the questions relative. The last chance diet was essentially a psmf centred around liquid nutrition which led to the death of a number of devotees due to some fatal flaws. This book package includes the extreme rapid fat loss handbook, a 4 day diet. Since this is a book about rapid weightfat loss and crash dieting, i imagine all of my readers want to know just how quickly fat andor weight can be lost. Has anyone tried lyle mcdonalds rapid fat loss diet. Its a more intense version of his protocol lacking the word extreme which can be used for a longer period.
Ive been on 850 calories for the past 11 days and plan to refeed with 2700 just for one day. Secrets of the nutrientdense protein sparing modified fast. The diet presented here is commonly known as psmf, which stands for. You use it for a few weeks for initial motivation and rapid losses, always with a plan to transition to a more sustainable longterm diet once the psmf is done. Category archives for protein sparing modified fast lyle mcdonald. For those who dont know, lyle mcdonald is one of the original online nutrition gurus. The guy was there arguing the science from day one on usenet. The rapid fat loss handbook providing a scientifically based, nutritionally complete approach to losing fat as quickly and safely as possible. He also encourages the consumption of plenty of green leafy and fiberrich vegetables, for added vitamin intake. Lyles book says that research indicates that the max effective dose of fish oil is 1. My experience with lyle mcdonalds rapid fat loss diet. I learned about this diet from lyle mcdonalds rapid fat loss book. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. This complete package combines lyle mcdonald s rapid fat loss handbook and guide to flexible dieting with videos and extras for a total weight loss solution.
I too have just read the lyle mcdonald rapid fat loss handbook which is a version of psmf. Oct 31, 2016 curious, because im on a psmf and am having a ton of success. A complete guide for the athlete and coach, and the rapid fat loss handbook. Basically, the diet is purely essential vitamins and minerals in the form of green vegetables and supplements to ensure good body function, and a ton of protein, equaling out to between 750800 calories a day. Lyle mcdonald, direct quote from the book, pertaining the issue of. Lyle mcdonald, author of the rapid fat loss handbook, took the clinical form of the protein sparing modified fast, and developed it into a scientific way people could achieve rapid weight loss.
A psmf is a temporary diet to kickstart rapid weight loss in people who are already severely obese or for people that are very lean, inshape and need to lose those last few pounds be it stubborn body fat or just the last few pounds when trying to reach their goal weight. Mar 14, 2012 i have considered it as a quick way to lose a bit of fat and break through a plateau, looks very difficult to maintain for any period of time but no doubt it will give you results. Rapid fat loss handbook discover how you can drop 4 to 7 pounds of body fat, and lose up to 10 to 14 pounds of body weight in only 2 weeks, with the only scientifically proven rapid fat. Psmf protein sparing modified fast psmf stands for protein sparing modified fast. Jun 17, 2018 a protein sparing modified fast is a short duration, lowcalorie, highprotein diet designed for rapid fat loss.
Psmf was developed by doctors in the 1970s to achieve rapid fat loss in obese patients. Cat 2 on the cusp of cat 1 after finishing an 11 day psmf and doing a 1 day moderate refeed, is there any harm in going to a lean bulk without that two week maintenance phase. Take exogenous ketones, butter and mct oil to boost your blood ketones. Psmf protein sparing modified fast lyle mcdonald rapid. A proteinsparing modified fast psmf is a type of a verylowcalorie diet book specifically about it the complete rapid weightfat loss solution by lyle mcdonald, i decided to give this program a try. He thinks that both starchy carbohydrates and protein have same effect on the body. Oct 22, 2017 for the record this approach is called a protein sparing modified fast psmf and is meant to be used very short term. This guy is not trying to better himself, hes just trying to bring down rona lyle mcdonald have to make that one everytime, lol. A protein sparing modified fast is a short duration, lowcalorie, highprotein diet designed for rapid fat loss. Psmf serves as a temporary diet plan to help you get started in the right direction.
Receive a 10% discount at checkout for any 2 book order, a 15% discount for any 3 book order and a 20% discount for any 4 or more book order. There are plenty of socalled crash diets, but only one diet rooted in science and physiology allows you to do so safely without losing precious muscle mass and slowing down your metabolism the protein sparing modified fast psmf. In his rapid fat loss handbook, lyle mcdonald mentions the last chance diet which was popular in the 1970s. Simple and relatively safe crash dieting technique.
About lyle mcdonald i began my foray into the fitness and health field in 1985 when i got into cycling, swimming and triathlon. Ive read some articles from lyles site but reading around here im not sure ive got my carbs right. So according to his theory 500 calories of wheyprotein has the same effect of 500 calories of pancakes. Lyle mcdonald july 10 while im waiting until i get the energy to get aggro again, and i will, i wanted to write about a topic ive been meaning to address for a while, a detailed look at the idea of muscular tension. Simply put, this is one of the fastest methods to loose weight fat with a relatively very low risk to fat loss ratio. Just in case anyones not sure what this is about, psmf is lyle mcdonalds protein sparing modified fast, one of the diets he recommends. The psmf diet or protein sparing modified fast is a ketosisbased way of eating designed to invoke rapid and significant weight loss in just weeks with minimal exercise. I mentioned the protein sparing modified fast psmf back in my first book on ketogenic diets and the idea has been floating around since the 70. Psmf is the most essential scientific crash diet available for the. This complete package combines lyle mcdonalds rapid fat loss handbook and guide to flexible dieting with videos and extras for a total weight loss solution. Pdf the rapid fat loss handbook a scientific approach to crash. It is extremely similar to chris shugarts velocity diet thats better known here, although it uses solid foods and i think has some more details on points like transitioning off it.
Its by no means an easy diet and if there is even a glimmer of truth to this situation and you actually do have the book and attempted a round of rfl, im guessing you couldnt handle it, got a wee bit sad at. See all books authored by lyle mcdonald, including the protein book. The rapid fat loss handbook by lyle mcdonald has become quite. This book is not intended for the treatment or prevention of disease, nor as a substitute for medical. Brad pilons 2009 ebook eat stop eat was a great, though fairly. I got this book from my husband for my birthday i requested it and ive been on the. Lyle has authored multiple nutrition books including the incredibly popular ketogenic diet. I would get involved in gymnastics my senior year of high school and this led me to ucla to pursue a degree in kinesiology exercise. I f you have been around weight training for very long, you have probably heard of lyle mcdonald. A psmf is a temporary diet to kickstart rapid weight loss in people who are already severely obese. The rapid fat loss handbook meet your next favorite book. Ymmv based on the actual epadha content of whatever specific fish oil supplement you choose.
Its been popularized by lyle mcdonalds rapid fat loss handbook and is wellknown among bodybuilders and others trying to maximize fat loss as safely as possible. Its very low fat, but it is adequate levels of the right kinds of. I like lyle mcdonald because hes a brutally nononsense guy. Last year around this time i stumbled across the rapid fat loss handbook by lyle mcdonald and was introduced to the idea of proteinsparing modified fasting. How to maximise fat loss with the safely with the psmf while minimising cravings and nutrient deficiencies. Dont call him the keto guy an interview with lyle mcdonald. Complete psmf diet guide rapid weight loss with a protein. The rapid fat loss handbook provides a scientific approach to rapid weight and fat loss. Lyle mcdonald popularized psmf in the rapid fat loss handbook with a scientific.
In the rapid fat loss handbook, lyle mcdonald has distilled this method with decades of research behind it. To achieve optimal health, diabetes control, and longevity you should eat more fat to burn your body fat. Planning to do 4day psmf protocol by lyle mcdonald. A scientific approach to crash dieting, and more on. It is not a permanent way of eating, but instead, the psmf diet is used to help people lose a significant amount of weight and then transition to a sustainable diet that helps. The proteinsparing modified fast is a diet developed by doctors in the 1970s for achieving rapid weight loss in obese patients.
Ive started my last two books with a chapter or 5 addressing a specific problem, then working to what i consider the solution. Lyle mcdonald recommends refeeds and free meals, with different frequencies based upon your body category 1, 2 or 3. Oct 25, 2011 i strongly recommend reading the book, and using as this as a reference when you forget something. Psmf calculator with macros and calorie needs psmf diet lab. An interview with lyle mcdonald, author of the rapid fat loss handbook wannabebig.
How did you come up with the idea for this new diet. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. It is designed to provide optimal nutrient intake in the fewest calories possible. A complete guide for the dieter and practitioner and the ultimate diet 2. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading psmf meals.1432 1048 493 253 1342 1017 518 738 1253 879 1438 1178 337 1017 700 1306 1395 932 367 136 647 1255 1579 1005 302 61 1496 451 174 1116 27 405 1399 116 741 185 519