Your Tried & True Guide to Fat Loss Dieting

Five steps to losing fat — and keeping it off.

Zack Harris
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I’m not “genetically predisposed” to have visible six-pack abs. I never even saw an ab until I was well into my 20s.

I walked around for a while at about 230 pounds and over 20% body fat. Thanks, dirty bulking.

But at 28 years old, not only could I see my abs — I competed in my first (only) bodybuilding competition at single-digit body fat, weighing a fairly muscular 170 pounds.

Six years have passed and I’ve remained under 200 pounds since then. That’s because there’s a simple way to lose fat and keep it off — and the entire process can be summed up in 5 steps.

Before we begin, three quick notes:

Firstly, a special thank you to Dr. Mike Israetel and his “Fat Loss Dieting Made Simple” YouTube series. I’ve referenced several of his recommendations from that series here. This article condenses some key points of those down into about an 8-minute read. For an even deeper dive, check his videos out!

Secondly, I “eat my own cooking”. This is how I actually approach fat loss, both for myself and for clients. That’s why I can confidently tell you that any dogmatic approach to weight loss — such as low-carb, keto, paleo…

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Zack Harris
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I write about health, wealth, and self improvement. Fitness & nutrition coach. Finance major & money nerd. linktr.ee/zackharris - IG: zackharris01