Diet & Nutrition

How To Lose 20 Pounds In Just 1 Month

So, you want to know how to lose 20 pounds in one month.

We have been warned that losing weight quickly is not safe.

This statement is actually not true.

While there is some level of truth to this (there’s always an extreme to every situation), for the most part, this is false.

How to Lose 20 Pounds In A Month


For one, losing weight slowly is a motivational killer, TRUST ME!

Imagine this, you cut out all your favorite foods, drinks (alcohol for me), desserts, and now you have to start exercising consistently in addition to all this.

Now you’ve reached the end of what seemed like the never-ending week only to find out you lost 1 POUND!


Wouldn’t you rather see 5 or 6 pounds knocked off the scale?

Of course you would!

In fact, people lose anywhere from 10-28 pounds with our 28-Day Weight Loss Magic Program!

Okay, okay.

I’m done with my stories, and I will cover the main topic here for you, how to lose 20 pounds in a month.

How To Lose 20 Pounds In A Month Tip #1. 

how to lose 20 pounds in a month

If you want to lose 20 pounds in 30 days, then make this your number one priority because it is THE MOST important one!

Before I go into too much detail, you’re probably wondering what a carb detox is.

It’s when you eliminate carbohydrates completely out for one week.


Yes, I did say seven days!

I also did say this was a CHALLENGE.

If it was easy, everybody would already be doing it.

Let me assure you, it is possible.

It’s challenging for sure.

However, try comparing this to losing a family member, raising kids on your own, losing your job, or going through a divorce.

Compared to that, detoxing from carbs for a week is a walk in the park.

Ok, so then what would I eat for that week?

Lean protein and leafy greens for the most part.

Obviously, you would be detoxing from sugar as well (sugars are carbs).

How To Lose 20 Pounds In A Month Tip #2.

I’ve discussed how important intermittent fasting is many times.

I really can’t say it enough!

Using this eating technique is an extremely beneficial way to help you lose weight.

If you are unfamiliar with intermittent fasting, it’s simply an eating schedule where you go through periods of eating and fasting.

The one I follow and recommend is the 16-8 method.

You would simply eat for 8 hours, and fast for 16 hours.

Here’s an example of a few ways to schedule this…

how to lose 20 pounds in a month

How To Lose 20 Pounds In A Month Tip #3. 

how to lose 20 pounds in a month

This is just as important as the first tip. Another HUGE factor for helping you lose 20 pounds in 30 days.

No matter how well you apply intermittent fasting or how active you are, it will all be for nothing if you aren’t eating correctly.

Since you want to know how to lose 20 pounds in a month, this is going to be the lifeline to your success.

Incorporating all of the necessary macronutrients is key!

Having the right proteins, fats, and carbs (aka macros) in the right amounts is going to attribute to 80% of your weight loss.

I assure you…

If you want to lose this amount of weight in this short time frame..

Then pay attention carefully as I list these foods.

We will start with protein first…


We all have time constraints, my suggestion would be to have a good quality, low-carb whey protein powder on hand like the one from .

This is the one I currently use right now, check out this article if you want to learn more about whey protein powders.

Carbohydrates (Complex):
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Yams
  • Brown Rice
  • Quinoa
  • Oats
  • Oatmeal
  • Wild Rice
  • Legumes
  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Green Bell Peppers
  • Asparagus
  • Bok Choy
  • Onions
  • Celery
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Artichoke
  • Arugula
  • Spaghetti Squash
  • Green Beans
  • Apples
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Kiwi
  • Banana
  • Watermelon
  • Grapes
  • Grapefruit
  • Avocado
  • Olive Oil
  • Coconut Oil
  • Peanuts
  • Almonds
  • Natural Peanut Butter
  • Natural Almond Butter
  • Fish Oil
  • Flaxseed Oil


That’s a lot to remember.

If that wasn’t confusing enough, how am I supposed to know what to eat and how much?

No worries, here’s a simple schedule for you to follow…

Week 1: >30 Carbs per day

Week 2: 50-75 Carbs per day w/ exercise incorporated

Week 3: 75-125 Carbs per day w/ exercise incorporated

Week 4: 75-125 Carbs per day w/ exercise incorporated

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