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FLEX DAYS

Enjoy a little indulgence AND lose the fat.
Up to 2 Flex Days each week, cocktails included!

WHAT ARE FLEX DAYS?

  • Flex Days are a modified eating plan to provide you more flexibility while on Phase 1.
  • Flex Days have guidelines, not rules, so there is no such thing as cheating on a Flex Day. 
  • The closer you stay to Flex Day guidelines, the more fat your body will burn. The more you stray from the guidelines, the less you will lose.

WHEN SHOULD I USE FLEX DAYS?

  • Special Events
  • Family Gatherings
  • Night out with Friends
  • Holidays
  • Vacation
  • Business and other Travel

Build your meals in the order and proportion of this food pyramid.
Flex Day details below.

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Flex Days should be limited to 2x per week with the exception of vacations/travel. Details below.

Flex Day Food Guidelines:

  • Hours for eating 12pm – 8pm.
  • When eating past 8pm, allow at least 2 hours before bedtime.
  • Around 12pm have 1/2 grapefruit or Granny Smith apple.
  • Start your meals with a salad or vegetable. Then enjoy your proteins and carbohydrates.
  • Unlimited vegetables.
  • 2 cups fruit.
  • Light proteins e.g., poultry, fish, eggs, edamame, chickpeas, lentils, etc.
  • Limit red meat to 1x per week; it takes 3-5 days to digest.
  • Remember, carbs such as bread, pasta and desserts are for tasting, not feasting.
    Enjoy them as side dishes rather than as your main course. 
  • Oil in moderation, no frying.
  • NO vinegar.

Flex day drink Guidelines:

  • Maximum 2 alcoholic beverages per day.
  • Have an 8 oz glass of water before and after each alcoholic drink.
  • Drink 64 oz – 128 oz of water each day.
  • Have at least one electrolyte supplement or electrolyte water each day.
Flex Days should be followed by Milk Days. Then resume your regular Acc(u)Life food cycle. Examples below.

Your taste buds are on your tongue,
so taste, savor and enjoy!

what to expect:

  • Enjoy a night out or special event without feeling deprived.
  • You will lose body fat (that’s inches) and your clothes will fit better.
  • With 1 Flex Day each week, you can expect to lose 10-12 lbs per month.
  • With 2 Flex Days each week, you can expect to lose 7-10 lbs per month.

what your week could look like:

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KICKSTART YOUR ACC(U)LIFESTYLE TODAY

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