The Bro Diet — Fad or Necessity?

The Bro Diet Is a Cheap Way to Stay On Track. (Image Source: Shutterstock)

What is a Fad Diet?

A fad diet promises rapid weight loss or other advantages and is usually promoted as requiring minimal effort. Everyone wants a quick fix to a problem that they want to solve for a lifetime. You’ve probably heard of the Keto Diet, the Paleo Diet, or the Atkins diet. Those are a few of the many fad diets that promise quick results. But, they often don’t give you a lifetime of maintainable results.

The Infamous Bro Diet — Vincent Filia

Meal Prepping

The benefit of this type of eating is it creates a very easy way to meal plan. You don’t have many options, so you don’t need to get creative at the grocery store or in the kitchen because it’s the same thing. Every. Time. And it’s a very clean way of eating, as there is no room for junky processed foods and sugars. I have always been a huge advocate for planning ahead when it comes to maintaining a plan or program. Meal planning is almost essential if you’re going to stick to the Bro Diet.

The 80/20 Rule

If you are really keen on trying the Bro Diet, then there’s an option to consider. I’ve noticed bros that give themselves freedom and flexibility in their diet can actually stick to it longer for better results. It’s the 80/20 theory. Eighty percent of the time, stick to your bro diet. And the other 20 percent of the time, eat what you would like (within reason). The strict diet allows for a bit more leniency when it comes to that 20 percent.

80–20 Diet / All About 80–20 Rule, What Is It and How To Apply It? — Risa Weiner



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