I did it and it worked.... always busted me through a plateau/slow weight loss. Still sort of do it but not necessarily for weight loss. I just get really, really hungry for 1-2 days after a few heavy training days. So I tend to eat less on days I train I heavy because my appetite seems to be surpressed and more on the days following.
I'm not sure exactly *how* it worked, it just did. Maybe it works so well in the last 5-20 lbs or so because we've been on a calorie deficit for so long (which causes metabolic slow down) and raising our calories for a few days here and there revs up the old metabolism. It's usually metabolic damage from a prolonged calorie deficit that's the culprit behind plateaus.
Take your focus off the Marshmallow. www.leangains.com/2010/01/marshmallo
"Toning" is marketing muscles to women who are afraid if they pick up a barbell, they'll leave the gym looking like She-Hulk. It doesn't happen, what does happen is you get results. Lifting Barbie weights does nothing but waste time.
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