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5 Rick Ross Weight Loss Secrets
The best Rick Ross weight loss secrets that you can use now to lose weight.
Sometimes it does not take a seizure to get your attention.
It might be a doctor telling you that your cholesterol is over 300.
Or it could be one evening when you glance down and cannot see your feet over your pregnant like stomach.
In rapper Rick Ross’s case, it took two seizures to get his attention.
What is the value of money, steaks and a private jet if you are having a seizure?
And, you do not need to be wealthy to use these weight loss tips.
You can be an average joe who want to solve a common problem.
How can you finally lose weight?
Whether you are 10 or 100 pounds overweight, there are pearls of wisdom here for every one.
Let’s dive in and find the nuggets!
Rapper Rick Ross Reveals How He Lost 75 Lbs. to Save His Life After His Seizures
BY JULIE MAZZIOTTA @julietmazz 08/03/2016 AT 04:35 PM EDT
Weighing 350 lbs., sleeping for just three hours a night, and pounding back 24-oz. steaks at 4 a.m., rapper Rick Ross was living life to what he thought was the fullest.
But two seizures within six hours of each other in 2011 – which required his private jet to make an emergency landings both times – forced Ross to reevaluate everything.
At the urging of his doctor, Ross changed his diet and exercise and saved his life, losing 75 lbs.
“I’m happy,” he tells Men’s Health in its September issue, on newsstands now. “I’m still losing weight, and now I’m starting to build hard muscle in places.”
The key to Ross’ weight loss was taking things slow, rather than trying quick fixes that wouldn’t stick.
“If I quit all the things I loved cold turkey, I knew it would only be so long before I went back to my old ways,” he says.
Instead, Ross allowed himself to have the fast food from Checkers and Wingstop that he always loved, but only between noon and 5 p.m., and only two or three days a week.
And for the rest of his meals, Ross worked with a chef to come up with healthy recipes that he would actually want to eat.
He also started working out with a group of friends for motivation, and came up with his own version CrossFit, which he calls “RossFit.”
Four days a week, Ross goes for a warm-up jog, and then sets up five exercise stations with moves like deadlifts and pushups, working through them for 30 minutes.
Ross says that finding workouts and foods that he would actually enjoy was the key.
“My advice for anyone looking to lose weight is to not make it feel like a job,” he says.
You do not need to have a seizure in order to get on a program to get fit. In fact, if you know that you are overweight now, start now, before any seizures or other medical emergencies occur. The truth is that 70 percent of American adults are overweight, so needing to lose weight is nothing new. The point is to start. Do not wait for a seizure or other reason. If you are overweight, get determined, get focused and start now, day one.
Be Willing to Change
You can change your diet and exercise program. You do not have to be a financial rock star or rapper to change your diet and start moving. You can make up your own program of use The Fit Apprentice program. Add more fresh vegetables, fruits, real foods. Remove processed foods. Start walking. Drink water, not vodka. Voila, you will lose weight. It happens every time. Rick Ross lost 75 pounds. You can lose 75 pounds, you will not be the first and not be the last. But, it is time for you to take action. If you make no change and keep eating the same foods and doing the same workout sitting on your couch, you will get the same results. You need to change up your diet and exercise program. You can do it.
Gradual Fat Loss is Better than Rapid
Lose weight slowly, this is the best path to follow. Rick Ross discovered this fact, and it is exactly what The Fit Apprentice Program recommends. Gradual weight loss. There is no need to starve in order to lose weight. Eat real food, healthy food, and create a moderate caloric deficit. You can start exercising with a simple walk every day. Slow weight loss is the best and most successful path to follow.
Plan your Workouts and Meals
If you have a personal chef, great, otherwise, you have to come up with a bunch of meals that you like. And that you can prepare. Think simple and single healthy foods. An orange, rice and egg omelette. Spinach, potatoes and salmon. A whole grain turkey or tofu sandwich. Cut out the heavily processed foods, or like Rick did, only eat them at a specific time of day. You have to have a lot of will power to do that. But, that might work for you. Be conscious and record what your meals are for at least a week. Get an idea of what you are feeding yourself with. How you are fueling your body. Take it easy, come up with some sample meals for yourself and stick with it. Watch the magic happen.
Find the workouts and foods that you enjoy. Just like the Fit Apprentice program, Rick Ross discovered the incredible power of deadlifts and pushups. You need to enjoy this journey. If you accept the idea of gradual weight loss and muscle gain, you will have fun. The goal is to lose weight and get fit, easily and comfortably. No suffering, okay? Real food, deadlifts, pushups, squats and walking is enough for a 75lb weight loss over a six month period. What are you ‘weighting’ for?
Have you lost weight, 10, 20 or 75 pounds?
How did you do it?
What key strategies did you use to get fit, especially if you were overweight or obese?