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Health and Fitness

Why You Can’t Lose Weight

Blocking factors are things you probably don’t often think about which nonetheless can dramatically impact your ability to lose weight.

For example, you no doubt already know that getting in great shape is not simply about calories in and calories out, but have you really thought about what it does take? I don’t just mean the obvious stuff either. I’m talking about factors you’ve probably heard of but yet don’t attribute massive importance to.

Factors such as:

  • Your food quality
  • Your food quantity
  • A possible gluten intolerance
  • A possible lactose intolerance
  • Other food intolerances
  • Your digestive health
  • Underlying levels of toxicity
  • Your mindset

Time and again I’ve worked with people who really do seem to be doing ‘everything right’. They’re choosing great paleo-style foods, they’re hitting the gym properly, they have no particular issues with stress or sleep, and they really just seem to be ‘poster’ health freaks on the surface of it all!
But still they don’t achieve their goals.

If you’ve ever been in this position, or perhaps currently are, I don’t have to tell you that it’s incredibly frustrating.

So let’s agree NOT to remain in blissful ignorance (especially as it’s not that blissful anyway!), and talk about what you can do to smash through your blocking factors.

3 key reasons you can’t lose weight

Let’s look at the first 3 of those blocking factors for today.

reason you can’t lose weight #1: food quality

When we spoke about supplements (this post is an excerpt from my new free Fat Loss Manifesto on Woman Incredible) I mentioned that ‘we shouldn’t need supplements in a perfect world’.
The same rule applies for investing in quality (organic or biodynamic) food. In theory, any fresh food should be enough, but consider the following:

  • Conservative estimates indicate up to 56% more nutrition in organic foods
  • More nutrition means more tools for your body to detoxify stored fat and prevent future fat storage
  • More nutrition also means faster satisfaction from food, meaning you will need to eat less and will be less likely to crave sweets or junk food
  • Organic food tastes better!
  • The biggie: eating organically massively reduces your toxic load as you won’t be consuming up to 15kg p/year of food based pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and antibiotics and medication from poorly farmed animals. These toxins go straight to your fat cells and will slowly but surely have an accumulative effect on your health as well!

reason you can’t lose weight #2: food quantity

One of the major blocking factors I see time and again is people who don’t lose fat simply because they don’t eat enough.

It’s not uncommon for me to see a food diary with a break between 12.30 and 7 or 8pm, and sometimes even an evening workout (maybe on the back of a few nuts) in that space!
If this sounds familiar to you, and particularly if this sort of meal spacing leaves you constantly fighting cravings, then you need to get busy with some more eating!
Ideal for fat loss if you are moderately active is 4-6 meals per day, mostly fairly equal in size, and all with some form of animal protein.

Protein shakes (this is my favourite!), full fat organic yoghurt or ricotta, and nuts and seeds are all great as snacks, but if it’s a meal animal protein is better. Of particular importance is your mid-morning meal (assuming you have breaky under control). Many of my clients notice their body fat suddenly shift when they add in a mid-morning ‘mini meal’, and they also comment on reduced cravings.

reason you can’t lose weight #3: gluten

There are 2 primary concerns I have with gluten as a regular part of your diet.

1. If you’re regularly eating gluten, what are you not eating instead? I.e. are you truly getting enough good quality protein and fresh greens if you’re filling up on breads, pastas, crackers etc?

2. If you’re intolerant to gluten, knowingly or not, and still eating it, you are causing an inflammation response which will impact everything from your weight, to digestive health, hormones, mental acuity, sleep, joint pain, and many everyday health complaints.

We all know someone who has a dramatic ‘weight loss after dropping gluten’ story, and yet still so many women resist the idea of giving this drug-like food up. Trust me, I get it. I really do. I LOVE crusty bread. But I love even more looking and feeling a certain way.

According to the people I listen to, the vast majority (80%+) of people ARE intolerant to gluten, and in fact many health experts believe it is not a food ever designed to be consumed by humans. If you want to know the impact it’s
having on you, the smartest thing is to cut it out completely (be diligent, it’s in everything!) for 2 weeks, and track the results. Measurements but also how you feel.

From there it’s in your hands to decide what matters more to you – and please remember that there is no right or wrong here, the choices is yours. That being said it does pay to be informed about what works best for your body and your goals!

Next week I’ll fill you in on the other 5 ‘blocking factors’ for weight loss.

For now though, have a think about one or two changes you could make based on what you just read.

Don’t forget –

Life is Now. Press Play.

Kat x

P.S.

Rebel.
Upstart.
Fuck the system; screw the rules.
Won’t do what they told me.
Too much.
Unreasonable.
Ridiculous.
Unprofessional.
Crazy!

Should I go on? I could, but I think you get the picture.

You’re the one who is not only not like the other PEOPLE, you’re also not like the other entrepreneurs.

They, they actually think they’re different; non-conformists?! Don’t make me laugh. You and I both see it as it is:

They just wanna be told how to build a pretty little website and a pretty little social media page or three and a pretty little online product or course and get their pretty little headshots and do a pretty little pre-scripted dance all over the internet so that other equally pretty fucking bland and boring and same same-y peoples pay them money,

And they can all sit in a pretty little womans circle together patting each other linking elbows and stroking each others hair and singing Kumbaya as the sun sets over another day of sinking ever deeper into the unremarkableness that is their lives.

They are the ones who are not only willing to jump through hoops, they also want to build more hoops for other people; they want to perpetuate the hoop jumping life and their whole sales pitch is basically some version of “I will help you to have a better and shinier hoop, come see!”

lolol

BUT REALLY.

Meanwhile, you –

You’ve tried the hoop-jumping life, maybe more than what you care to admit. And, whilst you’ve nothing against sitting around with other ladeez and stroking each others hair, you and your girls; the real ones?

You don’t exactly fit in in the typical woman’s circle.

You don’t feel at home with the pretty-preneurs, not even on the internet let alone in real life.

You don’t actually GIVE a fuck about having all your shit perfect,

Polished,

And just so –

And the idea of having sales and marketing and content processes which you have to systematically pre-plan and then work through and endlessly join dots with?

Makes you want to hurl.

Sure –

You’ve bought in at times to do the idea that maybe you DO gotta do it as they say.

An automated webinar, perhaps?? Facebook ads which carefully and smartly tell the world who you are and how you can help? A sales plan proven and tested by the greats. The gradual sinking slow decline of your soul, your joy, your dreams, and even your pussy as everything within you that once knew she could HAVE IT ALL AND DO LIFE HER WAY SLOWLY DRIES,

WITHERS TO NOTHING,

AND DIES?

Sure –

Why not

And look.

It’s not that any of these things are bad or wrong. Maybe right now you’ve got to a certain point by playing by the rules … kind of. Following what ‘logic’ suggests you do. Breaking free here and there with wild little jaunts into over the top madness, noticing how THAT lights you up and also how people respond to it … but ultimately continuing to go back to trying to find the right fucking system to get you to where you want to go,

Because this thing of trying to just be you interspersed with trying to get it all right and make it work, well –

It’s God damn tiring –

But also, in the end, if we’re going to be black and white about it, it hasn’t got you to where you want to be!!

You KNOW you should be making SO much more money.

NOW.

With consistency, and yeah, while of course of COURSE you’re down for doing the work, you also feel like it SHOULD be a lot easier, more flow

And you know that you know that you know that you’ve still not let out the most unrestrained and fully expressed side of you!

– The you they can’t look away from
– The you they are MAGNETIZED by
– The you who automatically commands a huge freakin’ following, and sales to match it

You know who I’m talking about –

THE MILLIONAIRE REBEL YOU!

Starting January 18th!

>>> https://thekatrinaruthshow.com/rebelmillionaire/

The revolutionary fucking leader who tears SHREDS off of normal every damn day before the rest of the world has barely sipped its coffee!

Who is FULLY unleashed in what she says, how she shows up, how she does business, how she does life.

Who does not give a fuck about following rules! Or sales systems! Or strategies! Who can and will do what works for HER, and if it happens to resemble other ways people build an audience and make a fuckload of money online, cool, and if not, so what! That is not the point! The point is –

She knows what works for her.
She backs herself unapologetically.
She DOES it.

And she gets the damn results. The BIG results. The CONSISTENT results. The FUCK yes results, not just with money but with the VIBERY of it all.

Imagine …

Waking up every day and KNOWING you have crushed the day before it already begun because THAT IS WHO YOU ARE AND HOW YOU ROLL!

* Your shit sells (at any and all price point)
* Your creativity and inner ideas machine flows endlessly (you always know what to put out into the world and that when you speak people PAUSE EVERYTHING AND LISTEN, whether it is with free content and shenaniganery or with your paid stuff)
* You don’t even have to think about low end or high end or how to take people through a value ladder or some such bullshit, the value ladder is YOU CONTINUING TO BE YOU, and the more that you DO you the more people just take themselves through whatever it is you’re offering!
* It is easy, natural, fun, and OBVIOUS how to build your automated income, funnels, the ‘cash machine’ side of your business.
* In fact the whole damn thing feels fun and easy and like you’re just being you (the full on you, the too much you, the rebel you, the fuck all of ’em THIS IS WHAT I STAND FOR AND NOW I’M GONNA TELL YOU you!),
* and at the same time you have the DEEPLY grounded and certain knowledge that the way you’re doing it, hot mess and chaos vibes and all, is WORKING. PS – the reason you feel certain of this is because your bank balance and soulmate audience and their feedback reflects it, not bc your spirit guides told you it’s coming

All of this is ALREADY available to you.

It is who you are and what you were born for.

You did not come here for normal!

You are one of the truly crazy ones, who has something inside of her that will leave the world BREATHLESS –
and allow her to make millions and impact millions –

BUT NOT IF SHE CONTINUES TO DO BUSINESS AND LIFE BY TRYING TO SOMEHOW BE A NON-CONFORMIST WHO CONTINUALLY CAVES AND CONFORMS.

For this to work,

REALLY work, like next next NEXT level $ and life flow work,
you’re going to need to FULLY turn your back on the idea that your breakthrough is waiting on the other side of you adjusting, filtering, compromising, playing the game the way the other entrepreneurs are playing it, or worrying about what the fuck your social media looks like!

What you’re going to need to do is simple:

FLICK THE DAMN REBEL MILLIONAIRE SWITCH BABY.

>>> https://thekatrinaruthshow.com/rebelmillionaire/

All in on madness.
All in on crazy.
All in on chaos.
All in on the TRUE epic awesome ridiculousness and too much-ness of YOU.

REBEL MILLIONAIRE

Starting January 18th!

For those who were born to run the damn thing,

To turn the world on its head and dance on top of it,

And who are ready to do just that.

>>> https://thekatrinaruthshow.com/rebelmillionaire/