Lose Weight and Not Your Favorite Foods
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Lose Weight and Not Your Favorite Foods

Getting you on track to a more enjoyable and effective fat loss journey!
3.8 (13 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
913 students enrolled
Last updated 9/2015
Price: Free
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Have confidence to stick to diet
  • Lose paranoia of what to eat
  • Enjoy your dieting efforts
  • Know how to incorporate fitness
  • Track your calories for ensured success and accountability
  • Lose fat with this simple, flexible, and effective dieting apporach
View Curriculum
  • Download and sign up for MyFitnessPal, a free app that can be downloaded on Android/iPhone or sign up via myfitnesspal.com (optional, will be covered later)
  • You can buy a food scale. This is not needed for course, but you will need one after finishing the course. (covred later)

Hi my name is Mike Mangialardi and I'm a dieting fanatic. I am an elite powerlifter in the 181, drug tested division. In the off-season, I have to focus on gaining size and strength, yet staying lean. When I get closer to a competition, I usually have to drop about 10 to 15 pounds. Because of this experience, I have become enthusiastic about finding a dieting approach that is easy to follow and backed by science. Unfortunately such a thing is hard to come by.

The truth is that most diets are complex, overly-restrictive, and ineffective. We are saturated with different dieting fads that have brought about unneeded frustrations, struggles, and restrictions. On the other hand, am I offering a supposed shortcut to dieting? No. All dieting will take hard work and consistency to be effective. However, it also doesn't need to be so strict and inflexible.

So what will my course entail?

In my course I will teach you how dieting actually works. Moreover, I will walk you step by step to getting on track to lose fat successfully.

Here's what I am guaranteeing you will walk away with:

  • A understanding of how dieting actually works
  • An ability to track your calories to ensure fat loss and keep you accountable
  • A motivation and confidence to diet with long term success
  • An enjoyment in your fat loss efforts

If you take the time to do my course, I will take the time to keep in contact with you. Whether its answering your questions, giving encouragement, or reaching out to you to keep you accountable I will aid you throughout your fat loss journey.

So join with me on a fat loss journey full of success and enjoyment with this simple, flexible, and effective dieting approach.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners who want to get started with dieting
  • People who are confused, frustrated, or unsatisfied in their current dieting approach
  • Personal trainers and nutritionists looking to learn how to teach clients
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Curriculum For This Course
1 Lecture 01:07

Welcome to the Simple, Flexible, and Effective Dieting Course!

Are you prepared to embark on a journey of a diet that is:

  • Simple
  • Flexible
  • Effective
Simple, Flexible, and Effective Dieting Introduction Video
Dieting 101
6 Lectures 12:21

Dieting doesn't mean severe restrictions!

Time to start busting misconceptions...

Dieting 101: What dieting isn't

How does dieting actually work? Find out why you can drop the paranoia of avoiding certain foods!

What Dieting Is

Explaining the foundation of dieting that most diets fail to uphold!

Calories In vs. Calories Out

So can you eat solely pizza? Explaining how food selection works with the calories in vs. calories out model!

Solely Pizza?

Dieting is like a budget, tune in to this lesson to find out how to use yours!

Calorie Budget

Another section down, keep it up!

Dieting 101: Conclusion

Recap of main points from section 2: Dieting 101

Dieting 101 Recap
6 questions
Accerlate with Fitness
5 Lectures 09:26

Describing the impact of fitness on dieting.

Why Fitness?

Discussing the possible fitness goal of general weight loss.

Goal #1: General Weight Loss

Discussing the possible fitness goal of size.

Goal #2: Size

Discussing the final fitness goal of strength.

Goal #3: Strength

Another section down! Keep it up!

Accerlate with Fitness Conclusion

Short quiz to recap this section!

Accerlate with Fitness Recap
2 questions
Finding Your Caloric Goal
1 Lecture 09:46

How to use IIFYM Calculator to figure out your daily caloric goal.

IIFYM Calculator: Figuring Out Your Caloric Goal

1 question
Tracking Your Calories With MyFitnessPal
2 Lectures 12:10

Basics of using MyFitnessPal, a free app for counting your calories!

MyFitnessPal Tutorial

How to use a food scale to better track calories.

Measuting Foods with Food Scale
Wrapping It Up
5 Lectures 11:39

Tune in to find out how to adjust your calories to fit your preferences!

Weekly Caloric Goal and Manipulation

List of foods to help reach baseline goals to continue on your successful journey!

Baseline Goal Food Sources

Some additional tips for an effective diet!

Additional Tips

Putting It All Together

You're finished!
*EDIT* email me at MichaelMangialardi0304@gmail.com

Simple, Flexible, and Enjoyable Dieting Conclusion Video

A final quiz to conclude this course.

Final Quiz
4 questions
About the Instructor
Mr. Michael Mangialardi
3.8 Average rating
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913 Students
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Elite Powerlifter & Blogger

My name is Michael Mangialardi. I am an elite powerlifter, dieting enthusiast, self-published author, and soon-to-be husband.

Constantly there are new diets coming out, overwhelming the internet. While each diet has its own unique name, there is a strong commonality between all of them. They all tend to be restrictive and far from enjoyable.

Most new diets just put a different spin on heavily restricting certain foods and giving you a select few types of foods to eat

The irony is that dieting is actually a pretty simple principle. It's all about moderation. If you eat more than you burn off, you're going to gain weight. If you eat less than you burn off, you're going to lose fat. Yes, it's that simple.

So let me tell you what my products aren't:

  • Highly restrictive
    • I will constantly reiterate that diets do not have to be highly restrictive.
  • A revolutionary fad
    • This isn't about revolutionizing dieting, because you can't. This is about simplifying dieting to be simple, yet effective.
  • Overly complicated
    • While my dieting approach is simple, it takes some steps to set up. I'm here to help you set up your diet to get started on a simple and flexible dieting approach.
  • Unreasonable
    • I'm not going to pull any tricks, such as taking a picture of myself looking absolutely ripped, to make you think that my program is magic.

Now let me tell you what my courses are:

  • Simple
    • While there may be a slight learning curve, I will teach you how to get on path to a simple diet.
  • Flexible
    • My dieting approach isn't overly restrictive and difficult to follow for social gatherings.
  • Effective
    • Dieting is a simple principle. I am not reinventing the wheel, just sticking to what works.

I have struggled with eating and being in shape. The reason I have had success is because I bust my butt. I know how dieting works, and I am consistent, yet flexible, with it. The reason I am here is to teach you how to diet in a way that works, but that is also reasonable.

Join me and take your first step towards reaching your fat loss goals!