Phase 4: The end of the diet as you know it.
Objectives Of Lifetime Maintenance
In the Phase 4, Lifetime Maintenance, you’ll come to understand why the Atkins Diet is also called the Atkins Nutritional Approach. This is where you’ll commit to remaining at your goal weight from now on.
What You Can Eat in this Phase
You should be saying “Wow.” And if you’re not, we’ll say it for you. Wow, you’ve made it to Phase 3 and you know what that means – you’ve almost reached your goal. Now it’s time to slow your weight loss and find your ACE, Atkins Carbohydrate Equilibrium.
How a Weight-loss Diet Becomes a Lifestyle
Your trusted friends—foods that are rich in protein and good fats—helped you reach your goal weight. Now these same foods will be your allies when it comes to maintaining your weight loss.
Physical Fitness and Weight Maintenance
What do you mean by activity or “being active”? Why do I need to be active? How much activity do I need? What is the best kind of activity? How do I get more activity into my daily routine?
Troubleshooting in Phase 4
Once I reach my goal weight, what can I eat? Why did I regain the weight I lost on Atkins? If I exercise (more), can I eat more carbs? Find out all the answers!
Why Lifetime Maintenance is for a Lifetime
You’ve done it! You’ve reached the goal for which you’ve striven long and hard and proved that you have the persistence to realize your dreams. You’re now officially in Phase 4, Lifetime Maintenance, aka the rest of your life.