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"Fighting The Keto Flu" with Tamrin and Mike

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In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, Mike and Tamrin are discussing the effects of "keto flu" and why it happens when making the transition to a ketogenic diet. Tamrin is giving Mike tips on how to overcome keto flu and push through his plateau after dropping some serious pounds since getting back on track.

With the holidays right around the corner, the hosts go over what plan you should have to go into holiday festivities and how to not let a "cheat meal" turn into "cheat days".

The crew has an upcoming class with Law Enforcement.Social on Instagram for Government and how to broaden your demographic with locations and geotagging.

Kristen with Team Fit For Duty is going over the trend of apple cider vinegar. She experimented with it for the first time and shares her results with us. 


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Show Take-Aways

 Summary of The Crew discussion:

  • Keto flu is the name given to a set of symptoms some people experience when first starting keto. It's not actually the flu and definitely not contagious, but it can become quite tiring. Keto flu symptoms are very similar to that of your regular flu and can last anywhere from a day to a few weeks. Typically 7-10 days.
  • Keto flu happens when your body is going through withdrawal when switching from being dependant on sugar and carbs to fats.
  • Keep your fluids up and staying active.
  • Mike has been putting in the work in the gym and pushing through "keto flu".
  • Mike started his fitness program 3 weeks ago at 228 lbs. and is down to 209.8 lbs.
  • He is feeling like his strength is lagging.
  • He is battling the psychosis of the fitness process and even though the weight is coming off, when he looks in the mirror he isn't seeing it.
  • Tamrin says you have to push through the plateau of the beginning stages.
  • After you lose the initial water weight, your body becomes adjusted.
  • You can't only be motivated by the weight loss.
  • Accountability, coaches, family, friends, tracking and logging your progress are great ways to stay motivated.
  • Push through the plateau and buckle down of your fitness and nutrition and you will make more progress.
  • To get you through the holidays you have to plan ahead.
  • Add 5 extra minutes of cardio each day leading up to the holiday.
  • Plan your day of food, manage your portions and portion your treat.
  • Get a workout in before the festivities.
  • Have a typical healthy breakfast the morning of, have your treat, the following day get back to the gym.
  • Don't turn "cheat meals" into "cheat days".
  • Keep your portions small and move on after indulging.
  • Stay away from sugary alcoholic drinks.
  • Listen to your body and don't upset your stomach by overindulging.
  • Tamrin suggests having 1 meat portion, 2 veggie sides, 1 small carb side, and 1 dessert.
  • Showing up hungry will make you overindulge and make poor choices.
  • Eat slowly and enjoy your food.
  • Check out @brunettethreat007 she is a perfect example of someone who is pushing through her struggles and is a great motivator.
  • Law Enforcement Social is teaching a class on geotagging your Instagram in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
  • When you geotag in your stories and your posts, your posts allows you to come up in the popular feed.
  • When you do an IG story post, go up into your stickers, select location, hashtag location (you don't have to physically be there).
  • https://lawenforcement.social/blog/instagram-tip-using-locations
  • Don't pigeonhole yourself to one location or a small realm.
  • Big Rich will be making a come back on the podcast, so be on the lookout for that. He'll be talking about being out on IOD and the mental and physical it takes on officers being off duty. 

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