If you’ve ever watched the Victoria’s Secret fashions sashay down the catwalk on the annual style present, you’ve in all probability questioned ‘What wouldn’t it truly take to seem like that? Is it only a matter of slicing out carbs for a number of days and getting a sprig tan?’
Judging by the greater than 10 million search outcomes that come up if you sort ‘Victoria’s Secret mannequin food regimen’ into Google, it’s a query that many have tried to reply. But two YouTubers, Candance Lowry and Michelle Khare, have taken their curiosity concerning the VS eating regimen to the subsequent degree.
In an expertise they’ve branded ‘not fun, safe or smart,’ the pair teamed up for a video the place they examined the pre-show weight loss plan for 4 days. The consuming (or lack thereof) plan was based mostly on the damaging 9 day routine talked about by VS mannequin Adriana Lima in an interview again in 2011. She claimed that for every week, she would drink solely protein shakes made with powdered egg and a gallon of water. Then, within the 12 hours main as much as the present would eat nothing — not even water!
The YouTubers opted for a barely much less excessive model that consisted of two days of consuming like a ‘normal’ mannequin and two days of the gruelling, pre-show liquid solely eating regimen. For the primary two days, the women caught to a small and easy breakfast of oatmeal, egg whites, orange slices, cottage cheese and yoghurt. After a late breakfast, they tucked in hen, veggies and quinoa for dinner.
As per a typical VS mannequin, Michelle labored out twice a day and by the second day, was already complaing about feeling too drained and torpid to train. She additionally reported feeling irritable and moody. Meanwhile, the meals left Candace with an upset abdomen — so she truly appeared ahead to the liquid-only days!
However, by the top of two days, each women agreed that it was utterly unsustainable. Not solely did forgoing meals make them depressing, Michelle additionally reported that she had hassle sleeping. While they conceded that the ‘normal’ mannequin food plan was truly a superb base for a wholesome approach of consuming, the ultimate verdict was that they wouldn’t want the pre-show liquid eating regimen on their worst enemies!
So, subsequent time you end up questioning why you don’t appear to be a VS mannequin, simply be mindful the unhealthy and unsustainable lengths they should go to. Even they don’t appear to be that each one yr spherical! And in case you are occupied with altering up your weight loss plan, be sure to seek the advice of a dietician first.
You can watch the video under.