Andrew Rubalcava - Paleo Diet
and Weight Loss
Nikki Young interviews Andrew Rubalcava
Andrew Rubalcava created www.GoHealthyGoFit.com as a way to voice
his opinion on the health and fitness industry in an unbiased, results
oriented fashion. Through his tireless research and unfunded agenda,
Andrew identifies workout and nutritional information in an effort to best
serve the efforts of his readers.
Hey Andrew, thanks for participating in a guest post! You have personally achieved
great results in weight loss, in addition to following a paleo diet what where other
aspects of your lifestyle, mentally and physical did you need to change in order to
achieve the results you have?
Great question! While the change in my diet provided much of the results, I had to be brutally
honest with myself. Left to my own devices, I tend to slowly begin cheating more and more as
time goes by, and when you couple that with a slow metabolism I will pack on pounds quickly.
It’s a percentage breakdown. If you cheat 50% of the time, you’re pretty much going to see
50% of the results you’re looking for. However, if you only cheat 5% of the time, you will
slowly start seeing 95% of the results. Keep in mind I would never advocate being perfect all
the time as I feel cheating a little is good for the body and the soul.
Why did you decide to follow the paleo diet?
At first, I decided that it would be the first diet that I would try for a month in order to write
about it on the blog. However, I started doing more research after I saw some amazing
results and after the month was over I was simply hooked! Eating whole foods with a focus on
vegetables, lean meats, eggs, etc. has moved my body to another echelon of fitness which
I’ve never been privileged to before. I wouldn’t trade it for anything now!
Did you find it fairly easy to change your eating towards eating only paleo foods?
At first it was something of an experiment which took some getting used to, but after a while
my body just felt so good that I couldn’t even ima