Can I Lose Weight with Body Beast? The short answer is yes. Any workout program helps you burn calories and a weight training program like Body Beast helps you burn calories all day long. The type and quantity of calories you eat is more important for weight loss than the exercise program you use. The fact is, if you are looking to lose significant amounts of weight (more than 25 lbs.), you may want to try a different Beachbody program first. While Body Beast does burn calories, it is best suited to those looking to strengthen, tone, or bulk up. So, If you need to cut small to medium amounts of weight, you can easily do it with Body Beast. If you are set on doing Body Beast to lose a significant amount of weight, you can do it but you will have to be patient as it may take a bit longer than with a more well-rounded program like 21 Day Fix or P90X.
Can I Lose Weight with Body Beast? – The Long Version
Weight loss is all about your caloric burn and intake, provided you’re eating clean (that’s another post). You want to eat less calories than you’re burning by about 500 a day. This nets you about a pound a week. You can get away with a couple of pounds a week safely, but for most, that’s the limit. If you have severe problems with obesity, there are other options and higher caloric deficits are okay, but you must be cautious and do so only under professional supervision.
Your body burns a certain amount of calories every day, this is known as your basal metabolic rate (BMR). You burn calories breathing, digesting food, having a heartbeat. Having more lean body mass increases your BMR. Lifting weights increases your lean body mass. So can I lose weight with Body Beast? Of course you can, but it’s all in the numbers. Doing Body Beast will give you the tools to lose weight – your diet will give you the results. Follow the Lean Beast plan that is outlined in the guide.
Lean Beast emphasizes more total body workouts and increased cardio. The nutrition guide will help determine your macronutrient needs based on your weight loss goal. Plan the work, work the plan.
You have to eat clean. The type of food you eat dictates what your body does with it. You want clean protein and a good dose of fruits and vegetables (don’t juice, blend). You can also eat clean fats, like avocado, fish, and nuts. Stay away from processed foods and sugars at all costs. You can get all the nutrients you need in Shakeology.