If you’re looking for alternative ways of losing weight or building muscle, then we’ve got some great news for you. Graeme Tomlinson, a personal trainer & nutrition coach, recently reviled that instead of following a restrictive diet, people can, in fact, lose fat or build muscle by eating foods they enjoy!
As you may have noticed by now, nutrition is a very confusing topic. One day you read an article about what food is best for your health, and the next day you read another one saying that exact food is actually bad for you. We’ve been there and we’ve done that which is why we want to make this topic less messy for you. Fortunately, we have Tomlinson to clear things up for us. He has taken on the task of educating his Instagram followers one post at a time, debunking many popular myths along the road.
In a recent interview for Bored Panda, Tomilson said:
“I’ve been interested in fitness and nutrition since I was young – I used to play semi-professional cricket… The biggest problems that people who are trying to get in shape face are a lack of education and a mirage of false misinformation,
Now, it has already been 5 years since Tomlinson has been a professional personal trainer & nutrition coach. He also creates recipes for Men’s Health. According to him, the best way to get the nutrition you need is to read evidence-based information, hence his motto “Evidence-based. Simple. No B.S.”
Scroll down to see some of his most popular Instagram posts and understand how calories work.
1. The painful truth behind the food industry
2. Just because it looks healthy, it doesn’t mean it is.
3. Don’t compromise on your favorite snacks.
4. Common misconceptions about “watching your figure”
5. What actual chocolate looks like.
6. Watch out for those healthy snacks.
7. Why buy processed products when you can get the real thing instead?
8. Planning is a must.
9. Careful with liquid calories!
10. Neither will do what you think they’ll do.
11. Pasta isn’t as bad as you think.
12. Carbohydrates are not your enemy.
13. You’re responsible for your own health.
14. Guilt is relative.
15. Sometimes “clean eating” is just as bad.
16. Just because it’s healthy it doesn’t mean you should overdo it.
17. Don’t ruin your nights out.
18. Portions can lie.
19. Just eat food.
20. Educate yourself with real facts.