Have you heard of the Sumo Wrestler Diet? Have you ever wondered how Sumo wrestlers get the way they do? They wake up very early in the morning. They workout and train their Sumo moves until late in the morning. Breakfast is not part of the program. You can imagine the immense hunger of these 300 pound wrestlers by noon time. It’s then an all out buffet of all you can eat for lunch. This is followed by a nap immediately after lunch.
They awake 2 to 3 hours later and train again through out the evening. This is followed again by a large meal for dinner. There is no TV or late nights for our Sumo Wrestler boys. They go to bed soon there after. This is called the Sumo Wrestler diet.
And what are the effects of the Sumo Wrestler diet…….. You guessed it. They pile on endless pounds and have those familiar hefty physiques. But note that since these Sumo Wrestlers exercise quite a bit, they are not as clumsy or unfit as another individual who is just as overweight but does not exercise.
Now lets look at the modern man. He or she wakes up in the morning. Has a quick coffee and is off to work. So while the Sumo Wrestler is training, our modern man (and woman) is toiling in the office. Then comes lunch. After being hungry for 12 to 18 hours (from last night’s dinner), you can imagine the hunger pangs. Some go one step further and do the modified Sumo Diet where they have a sandwich or skip lunch all together.
It’s then back to the office and toiling again for the rest of the afternoon and then fighting traffic back home. And for some, its facing the next battle at home when the kids are craving for your attention and time. You can only imagine the hunger by this time. The modern man (and woman) have their mega huge gigantic monstrous jumbo meals. They don’t realize how much they eat because they take several helpings. By then they are so stuffed with food that they promise to make up for the overeating by skipping breakfast and having a small sandwich for lunch. After this meal, the effects of the long tiring day start to set in and the bed starts calling. Some are sitting in front of the TV, with the TV watching them! Shortly after that, they are in bed fast asleep with all those calories in their bellies.
Excess consumption followed by sleep results in your body storing all those calories as fat. Do you see the similarities in some of your diets and that of the Sumo Wrestlers! Could you unknowingly be on the Sumo Wrestler Diet?
Look around you as you read this post. Are there potential or budding Sumo candidates around you, developing the Sumo physique not knowingly!
So the take home message is spread out your meals throughout the day. Make breakfast your most sumptuous meal but dinner your smallest. Correct weight loss results from correct nutrition. Correct nutrition is essentially a healthy and clean diet regiment with small meals spread out through out the day.
Plan your meals in advance. It’s difficult to accept the excuses that most people give. “I don’t have enough time.!” “I woke up late” and any other hundred other excuses. Everyone has the same amount of hours as any other person. Prioritizing and planning is important. Avoid being on the Sumo wrestler diet.
So if you live the Sumo way, you will look the Sumo way! This is not fun!
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