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SO HOW DO YOU ENJOY BURGER AND PIZZA AND STILL LOSE THE BELLY?

It is possible with flexible dieting for fat loss for sure! You gotta do a little bit of this first though.

So have you heard about flexible dieting and how it can help you lose unwanted fat?

First thing’s first!  Have you ever experienced any of these when on a diet plan?

  • No will power to see it through
  • That you are not good enough
  • Thinking you’ll never lose the weight no matter what you do
  • Feeling guilty after a chocolate binge‘
  • Failing’ due to a plan being too strict

This is a great way to lose body fat.  Which do you choose?

FLEXIBLE DIETING COULD BE JUST WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR…

Flexible dieting is a method of eating ‘bad’ or ‘non-optimal’ foods alongside a balanced diet.  If your macro-nutrient, micro-nutrient, fibre, and hydration requirements are met then there is room for a bit of the fun stuff, so you can enjoy and have variety in your diet.

Not many foods are ‘bad’ unless they are too old or going off.  They are just non-optimal for most health and well-being goals.  Be it lose weight or build lean muscle an 80% – 20% rule of thumb is a great measure.

If your diet is 80% whole foods and 20% questionable i.e burger and chips that we usually label as ‘bad’ or junk food then it just makes the whole process easier.  It is easier to keep within your calorie requirement particularly if you use a tool like My fitness pal for tracking.

As long as you don’t eat too much, you will lose weight.

So what are whole foods I hear you ask?  Just single ingredient foods that haven’t been extracted of all the nutrient content by being processed.  Vegetables and lean meats, with good sources of carbohydrates, such as brown rice and sweet potato etc.  Make sure you drink enough water and you are halfway there.

Eating healthy food is simply better for you.  Energy, sleep, skin and hair are all drastically improved when you look after your body and eat healthily.  The thing is, we all know this, so why don’t we do it?

You are busy and have other priorities, so at what point do you decide to get focused.  If you decide to start a healthy eating plan to lose weight, it may be worth writing down any barriers that you think may get in your way.

Use the right mindset to achieve results.

THINK ABOUT THESE KEY POINTS SO YOU ARE PREPARED:

What is your relationship with food?  Self-sabotage plus risk and reward style mindsets can all play a part in taking you off track.

Have you Yo-Yo dieted before?  Maybe a new approach would work for you this time around.

Are your goals realistic and what is the strategy to achieve them?

Set the right goals to achieve fat loss with flexible dieting.

The most important thing, in my opinion, is any diet or healthy eating regime should help you, not make you feel worse.

It’s much better to be healthy and have extra energy, along with simply being happier with a better quality of life.  Or you can be unhappy with no sex drive eating chicken rice and broccoli 5 times a day, I know which one I prefer and it includes more sex and feeling energized.

The best diet in the world, is a sustainable one, and one that fits into your lifestyle, so it is always good to have a plan B.

Try simply eating protein with every meal with a couple of portions of vegetables and a large glass of water.  Drop out sweets and biscuits for a few days to a week, and you will be surprised the effect that will  have on your body composition, (fat vs muscle)

LET’S SMASH THE MYTH OF BUILDING MUSCLE AND LOSING WEIGHT AT THE SAME TIME.

Simply put it is not the best approach.  Is it possible, yes.  Is it optimal, no it’s not.

Want to build muscle? Great!  Find out you daily calorie requirement using My fitness pal.  Then increase that number by 10%.  Get yourself a strength training program and go for it.

Want to lose weight?  Fantastic!  Do the same as the above.  But this time decrease that number by 10%.

Losing stubborn fat from the midsection can be challenging but it is possible.

It is much better for your goals and sanity to be working towards one of the goals rather than going backwards and forward between the two damn it.

Set yourself realistic goals and track your progress, weight, measurements and strength to see how you are improving.  How about a mini-program of short, mid and long term goals?

  • Short (1 Week) Example: No sweets, crisps, biscuits or fizzy drinks.
  • Mid (6 Week) Example: Make it to the gym 3 times a week
  • Long (12 Weeks) Example: Lose 5-10kg or gain 3kg of lean muscle and drop body fat

It can actually go the other way in the sense that you get so obsessed with healthy eating that it has the effect of stopping you being happy and enjoying life.  So what are you to do?

HAVE YOU HEARD OF ORTHOREXIA?

Orthorexia is an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating, often developed by external influences and faulty education that has created beliefs around foods.  Labelling foods as good and bad, and then only eating ‘good’ or ‘clean’ foods

» This can lead to other obsessions or dietary restrictions such as anorexia or bulimia
» Education/therapy and understanding of the science of foods and nutrition is a large part of the solution

This really is NOT the way to go and not at all what flexible dieting is about.  Going back to why we eat healthily, I diet should enhance your life.  Here is a FREE guidebook on how it can help you:

So how different is a burger and a wholemeal sandwich?  Well, they certainly don’t look too different and on most occasions, a burger will look a lot more appetizing.

But think a bit deeper and it’s easy to see your average burger has very little quality meat/protein in it, is minus any valuable fibre or micro-nutrient due to it being processed for a longer shelf life and will quite likely leave shop-bought or from a fast-food chain.

It’s a quick fix and of course you are a busy bee, so as long as you can keep it to the 20% and limit how often you have such treats then it isn’t going to have too much of an impact on your fitness goals and you get those six-pack abs after all.

Health, balance and living a little can be a lot more enjoyable than tipping the scale one way of the other.  Another useful tool for keeping track of how you are doing in your fat loss efforts is Cronometer, give it a go.

The Cron-o-meter will help you track your macronutrients and micronutrients so you will know exactly what is going in to your body and what you will need more or less of.

It does not have to be too strict.

IF YOU DON’T WANT TO OR SIMPLY CAN’T FIND THE TIME TO TRACK THAT’S COOL TOO!  JUST SET YOURSELF SOME EASY TO FOLLOW RULES LIKE THIS:

» One meal out for enjoyment, not a whole day

» Have a starter, or dessert, or alcohol, not all 3

» Start with protein on the plate to ensure satiety

» Always eat your meals with plenty of vegetables

» One plate at the buffet, not 3

» Don’t eat just because it’s there, just what’s on your plate

» Eat light during the day in preparation for a bigger

evening meal (Fill up on lean meats and fibrous vegetables)

» Keep portion sizes under control, and be aware of foods that have a high-calorie content and you should be OK

» And make sure to EXERCISE.  Health and fitness can benefit your life in so many ways

Above all just keep a balanced approach.  ‘Flexible’ doesn’t mean hammering Ben and Jerri’s and pizzas every night and having a banana to make up for it.  Remember the 20% rule…

CONCLUSION

Your health is the most important factor here and it is down to us just making healthy choices.  Life gets busy and stressful and we all like to comfort ourselves with ‘comfort’ food.  But with flexible dieting, you can allow yourself a bit of freedom to enjoy nice foods.

There’s no need to lock yourself away from all social events and become over-obsessed with Tupperware, chicken and broccoli when to be healthy (in my opinion) is to be happy and content with yourself and giving equal attention to all areas of life.

Friends family, your partner, emotional wellbeing, fitness, learning and truly making the most out of the many opportunities that are available to us in this day and age.

This is a way you can keep both sides of the coin entertained.  Have fun with the things you enjoy, while still being able to have the focus to achieve your fitness goals long term.  Simplicity, enjoyment and sustainability are key with any diet.

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Here are the vital tips you need for rapid fat loss.  It will give you a great insight into how you can get the most out of your training and maximize fat loss.

Hi there, Francis here.  Over the past 8 years, have been able to help people seriously transform their physique. I’ve taken people from overweight to ripped. I’ve helped busy guys and girls with families drop 30 kilos in record time. I’ve also helped the corporate warrior get ready for his first photoshoot. In that time, I can say I’ve experimented quite a lot on myself and my personal training clients in hope of finding the ‘holy grail’ of optimal body composition, which is fat loss and muscle gain.

How can you burn body fat and build muscle

What I’m about to present to you will change the way you look at diets. You will also question me, as I reveal my secrets to getting a lean body which is so simple you will be amazed. In fact, I can assure you, you’ll have a few of these aha’ moments.  If you can digest the information with an open mind. And put in place the strategies and techniques I’ll be sharing with you I know this is going to change your world.
 
Anyway, with all that being put aside, let’s get on to the juicy part and let’s get you burning more fat than ever.  Do you want to know the number 1 reason why you haven’t gotten into shape yet? The answer comes down to one thing: Complexity.  Let me simplify the whole process for you.
 
We live in a world where everything is about convenience and quick results. The good news is that we CAN have quick results when it comes to fat loss and strength gains. By doing the opposite of the traditional approach and keep things ultra-simple.

How many times have you attempted a diet and jumped off the bandwagon completely? This could be because you stuffed up one night?

This is what a balanced diet looks like.

WHICH DIET IS BEST?

I’m going to give you guidelines so simple to follow that you’ll be able to shred fat and build muscle on autopilot.  An important factor here is portion control: Over the many years as a coach and nutrition advisor, I’ve definitely had my fair share of different diets:
  • Carb cycling
  • Clean Eating
  • Intermittent Fasting
  • Paleo
  • Ketogenic Diet
  • Even the 5:2
Not to mention a lot of the detoxes I tried early on in my fitness career (Boy I was conned early on).
By combining what I saw work I came up with The Totally Transformed Program.  The aim: Create a program so simple and easy to follow that anyone could stick to the plan and achieve great results without giving up on life.  
Here is how it works. The truth is, fat loss comes down to two things.  The number of calories you eat versus the number of calories you expend.
 
You can easily see how many calories you are eating by going to. www.Myfitnesspal.com
 

THE ENERGY EXPENDITURE EQUATION

 Let me share a couple of examples with you…
If the energy in is more than energy out = Weight gain
If the energy in is less than energy out = Weight loss
If the energy in is the same as energy out = Weight maintenance
 
You may also like to know that a pound of fat is 3500 calories (a kilogram is 7700). If you eat 500 calories less than you need every day, then after a week (7 * 500 = 3500) you will have lost a pound of fat theoretically speaking.  
 
In order to lose weight as body fat, you must create the right environment within the body. you do this by giving it the right kind of nutrition. Also, use effective training techniques and effective levels of intensity.  
 
As long as you eat enough calories to maintain your bodies natural processes, (BMR). And keep energy levels high enough to perform in the gym you will have the best chance at the maximum fat loss.  

WHAT IS MY BMR

 Your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) is an estimate of how many calories you would burn if you were to do nothing. Simply to rest for 24 hours.
 
It represents the least amount of energy needed to keep your body functioning, including breathing and keeping your heart beating.  Macronutrients are (good quality) protein, fats and carbohydrates. These are vital to your success.

WHAT TO EAT?

This is probably one of the most important things you need to master when it comes to fat loss.  Choose from the lists of whole foods below. These foods are low in calories and rich in essential vitamins, minerals, and fibre.  
 

PROTEIN CHOICES

Chicken
Turkey breast
Cod,
Tilapia, Haddock, Pollock,
Scallops, Tuna
Bacon
Steak  
Total Greek Yogurt
Egg whites
Whey Protein
Low fat cottage cheese
 

EXTRA VEG ADDITIONS

Mushroom
Tomatoes
Beetroot
Carrots
Bean sprouts
Butternut squash
Sauerkraut / picked cabbage
Onion
Mushroom
Parsnip
 

SNACKS AND FRUIT

Fresh fruit apples or berries Protein shake Live yoghurt Cottage cheese and crispbread Nuts (almonds, macadamia nuts, hazelnuts, pecans, cashews) Nuts Brazil, Grain crackers + low-fat cheese Crudités + low-fat dip
 

HEALTHY FATS

Coconut oil
Avocado Olives
Almond & Walnuts
Olive oil
Sesame oil
 

GREEN VEGETABLE OPTIONS

Broccoli
Spring greens
Cauliflower
Green beans/runner beans
Asparagus
Brussels sprouts
Spinach  
Cabbage
Kale
Courgette/zucchini
Large green salad (1 tablespoon of olive oil)
Cucumber
 

COMPLEX CARB OPTIONS

Sweet potato 
Basmati rice 
Wild rice 
Brown rice 
Oats Quinoa 
Quinoa
Plain rice cakes
Wholemeal wrap 
Lentils
 
Keep meals interesting by using fresh herbs, garlic, ginger and dry spices. Swartz has a great range. Fresh lemon juice can also add flavour.
Stay away from:
• Added sugars
• Processed foods
• Saturated and trans fats
• Refined flours
• Additives
• Fizzy drinks
 
Plan your weekly meals in advance and cook 2 to 3 days’ worth in advance. Then you will always be ready with healthy meals and won’t get tempted to snack on junk food. Think twice before eating anything packaged and read the label.  
 
Eating healthy is more than just eating to look good. It is also about your health, fitness, and well-being.

CONCLUSION

The main point here is just to be aware of what is going into your body.  Try to stick to whole foods and limit processed food that may be full of toxins.  
The more chemicals in your body, the more toxins you’ll naturally find in your bloodstream. 
More toxins mean you’ll have a very poor transfer network. You will find your blood cogged up like peak hour traffic in central London. This will impact your performance and your body’s ability to oxidize fat effectively.
 
Guys this protocol really should skyrocket your results and maximize fat loss for you. The next few steps are now up to you. Be sure to hit your protein needs every day. 
 
I’m really excited for you and I wish you the very best with your nutrition and fitness journey. Be sure to keep in touch on Facebook and share your progress in the comments below.

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In 2017 embarked on a 24-week body transformation program, to get in the best possible shape in the shortest space of time. 

I like to keep fit but just like everyone else, it is easy to fall into bad eating habits and let the training slip. 

When it comes to food, even though I am a qualified nutritionist and personal trainer I still like to have convenience food. 

I know it isn’t great for my health but tastes nice and is quick and easy.  A burger here, a pasty there and the odd packet of sweets can easily become day-to-day snacks on the go

Socializing and fitness

Socializing with friends and never-ending events like birthday parties and celebrations can all hold me back if I have a fitness goal I want to achieve.

KEEPING YOUR PERSONAL GOALS IN MIND

I love what I do and most of my time is spent training people and helping them achieve their fitness goals. 

I also like to work towards my own goals and at the same time, learn more about the steps needed to transform the body and change your body composition.

By committing to a program and following a structured plan I was sure to shake up my training, and keep clients motivated at the same time because I simply feel fitter, stronger and more energised when I train regularly.

I hope that comes across when I am taking small groups or delivering personal training sessions.

To change your body shape you have to decide: decide what you want to achieve and decide to take action.  Here is how my program went…

WEEKS 1-6

The first phase of the program was mainly about strength building, but as I was already in OK shape I could get straight to increasing the intensity and got off to a great start. 

I did feel weak having not trained properly for quite some time but I knew it wouldn’t be long until my strength was back up. 

The nutrition side of things was very new to me as I had never been so disciplined and had to cook and prepare the food in advance with such precision. 

I got some fantastic advice and plans for my nutrition which broke down what macronutrients I would need and gave me a detailed plan of when to eat the meals. 

Everything was in measurements for my body type, and after weighing the food once to see what kind of portion size I was best sticking to, I simply kept with estimates and didn’t get too hung up on weights and measurements.

SO WHAT ABOUT OFF PLAN MEALS

I could also have an off-plan meal each week, which loosened the reigns a bit so I still had some freedom at the weekends. 

The end goal was in mind so I stuck to the belief that “if it is not on the meal plan do not eat it” and I was fine. 

I wanted to measure progress in how I looked and felt, but for the record, I lost 10kg and 5 inches from my waist, and dropped around 10% body fat, with improved muscle definition all over.

My body fat was around 18% at the start so for my body type 10% is quite significant and I was happy with it. 

My weight went from 80.3kg to 70kg fluctuating along the way but again, weights and measurements were not my primary focus.

The novelty factor was still motivating me to cook and prep the meals into Tupperware so I was never caught without a meal. 

I was later to find out that not preparing your meals can throw your program off track and have you reaching for convenience food that will not help with your goals. 

So if you are on a fitness program BE PREPARED!

PERIODIZING YOUR PLAN

Periodizing your training will keep your progress consistent.

The plan was to break this program down into 4 or 6-week blocks so that my body could get used to the movement patterns and make progress in terms of strength and technique, then to periodize/change the workout plan. 

There were many variables within each cycle, so the routines were always fresh and progressive. 

I have done a similar program in the past which changed every 2 weeks but I found the consistency of training 4-6 with focused nutrition more beneficial to progress this time, as the results came fast.

A body transformation program is so much more than losing weight or building muscle. 

It really occurred to me while going through this process the importance of how it can make you feel. 

The extra energy and focus through endorphins flow into your personal and work life so it’s win-win.  

I felt energized with extra confidence, which really helped me to make the best out of what I have in life and give my best each day

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WEEKS 6–12

This phase was tough and I upped my training to 6 sessions a week to really see what I could do and how my body would respond. 

There was the odd day that I really didn’t want to train but I told myself that I would just go light and not make the session too intense.

Once my heart rate was up and I was “in the workout” I was going for it with the same amount of energy as one of my best days.

Although meals were a little bit of the same they were still as varied as I was prepared to make them, with plenty of choices. 

Lots of green vegetable and varied protein sources along with spices from around the world to keep the meals interesting.

If anything, I felt like I was eating too much food and was never hungry. 

Many people believe that to lose weight you have to starve yourself and go hungry but that is not the case. 

KEEPING IT FRESH

Eating fresh foods that are not processed and rich in nutrients will allow your body to quickly digest them and get so much more health benefits from them.

This keeps your metabolism going to burn the fat when you do exercise, so cooking fresh food is vital.

This was a lot more about how to achieve results with a balanced approach so if I felt I really needed something sweet I would have a little dark chocolate and didn’t feel bad for it. 

I promote a healthy balanced life-style, not so much one of restriction. 

Progress may slow down slightly but home life and relationships are more important, so I wasn’t too hard on myself.

I was determined and disciplined with a fitness goal in mind, so if I did go off track it wasn’t far and I immediately came back to the program.

Planning and preparation are key to your success.

Carb Cycling Is Great For Fat Loss

WEEK 12-18

These were probably the toughest as the carbs dropped to start to burn off some excess body fat and maintain lean muscle. 

I found the biggest challenge was preparing the meals because surprisingly, more often than not you will eat more food than normal.

I was eating 6 meals a day.  It is eating the right combination of healthy fats, carbohydrates and good quality protein that will help you get results. 

The training also intensified in the final 4 weeks but by now.  I had more muscle size and was ready to drop some body fat and get toned up to show more definition. 

WEEKS 18-24

This was the only time I really craved food on 3 strict, low-carb days but relating this process to carb cycling kept me focused enough to see it through with no treats or cheats.

This was probably the most important week of all so I wanted to give it my best shot for the final push.

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CONCLUSION

The program was a fantastic experience and I have learned a great deal that I can apply to my own training and training for clients. 

I have massively improved my knowledge of effective nutrition planning by becoming a qualified nutritionist and have learned some incredible techniques to burn fat and have a great workout at the same time.

If you too would like to get into the same shape that I did, or maximize your results with the time that you have, then get in touch and we can get to work on your fitness goals.

Kind regards

Francis

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Aliter enim nosmet ipsos nosse non possumus. Certe non potest. Et non ex maxima parte de tota iudicabis? Hoc non est positum in nostra actione.

An vero quisquam potest probare, quod perceptfum, quod.

Non modo carum sibi quemque, verum etiam vehementer carum esse? Apparet statim, quae sint officia, quae actiones. Sed potestne rerum maior esse dissensio? Egone non intellego, quid sit don Graece, Latine voluptas? Cupit enim dícere nihil posse ad beatam vitam deesse sapienti. Sapientem locupletat ipsa natura, cuius divitias Epicurus parabiles esse docuit. Idem adhuc; Nam, ut sint illa vendibiliora, haec uberiora certe sunt.

An est aliquid per se ipsum flagitiosum, etiamsi nulla comitetur infamia? Nihil ad rem! Ne sit sane; Saepe ab Aristotele, a Theophrasto mirabiliter est laudata per se ipsa rerum scientia;

Duarum enim vitarum nobis erunt instituta capienda.

Duo Reges: constructio interrete. In qua quid est boni praeter summam voluptatem, et eam sempiternam? Ut placet, inquit, etsi enim illud erat aptius, aequum cuique concedere. Satis est tibi in te, satis in legibus, satis in mediocribus amicitiis praesidii. In qua quid est boni praeter summam voluptatem, et eam sempiternam? Illi enim inter se dissentiunt. Quid autem habent admirationis, cum prope accesseris? In quibus doctissimi illi veteres inesse quiddam caeleste et divinum putaverunt.

Tum ille timide vel potius verecunde: Facio, inquit. Sin laboramus, quis est, qui alienae modum statuat industriae? Servari enim iustitia nisi a forti viro, nisi a sapiente non potest. Itaque his sapiens semper vacabit. Legimus tamen Diogenem, Antipatrum, Mnesarchum, Panaetium, multos alios in primisque familiarem nostrum Posidonium. Non igitur potestis voluptate omnia dirigentes aut tueri aut retinere virtutem. Ergo adhuc, quantum equidem intellego, causa non videtur fuisse mutandi nominis. Neque solum ea communia, verum etiam paria esse dixerunt. Sed ad haec, nisi molestum est, habeo quae velim. Isto modo, ne si avia quidem eius nata non esset. Atqui haec patefactio quasi rerum opertarum, cum quid quidque sit aperitur, definitio est. Beatus sibi videtur esse moriens.

  1. Inquit, dasne adolescenti veniam?
  2. Scripta sane et multa et polita, sed nescio quo pacto auctoritatem oratio non habet.
  3. Sed vos squalidius, illorum vides quam niteat oratio.
  4. Haec mihi videtur delicatior, ut ita dicam, molliorque ratio, quam virtutis vis gravitasque postulat.
  5. De maximma autem re eodem modo, divina mente atque natura mundum universum et eius maxima partis administrari.

Illa argumenta propria videamus, cur omnia sint paria peccata. Quarum ambarum rerum cum medicinam pollicetur, luxuriae licentiam pollicetur. Illa sunt similia: hebes acies est cuipiam oculorum, corpore alius senescit; Scisse enim te quis coarguere possit? Negat enim summo bono afferre incrementum diem.

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Duo Reges: constructio interrete

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Cur id non ita fit? Cupiditates non Epicuri divisione finiebat, sed sua satietate. Scaevola tribunus plebis ferret ad plebem vellentne de ea re quaeri. Ita ne hoc quidem modo paria peccata sunt.

Si qua in iis corrigere voluit, deteriora fecit. Quamquam non negatis nos intellegere quid sit voluptas, sed quid ille dicat. Qui autem voluptate vitam effici beatam putabit, qui sibi is conveniet, si negabit voluptatem crescere longinquitate? Tu autem negas fortem esse quemquam posse, qui dolorem malum putet. Magni enim aestimabat pecuniam non modo non contra leges, sed etiam legibus partam. Quicquid porro animo cernimus, id omne oritur a sensibus;

  1. Nisi enim id faceret, cur Plato Aegyptum peragravit, ut a sacerdotibus barbaris numeros et caelestia acciperet?
  2. Et quidem illud ipsum non nimium probo et tantum patior, philosophum loqui de cupiditatibus finiendis.
  3. Quamquam in hac divisione rem ipsam prorsus probo, elegantiam desidero.
  4. Semper enim ex eo, quod maximas partes continet latissimeque funditur, tota res appellatur.

Varietates autem iniurasque fortunae facile veteres philosophorum praeceptis instituta vita superabat. Bonum integritas corporis: misera debilitas. Ergo id est convenienter naturae vivere, a natura discedere. Expectoque quid ad id, quod quaerebam, respondeas. Sine ea igitur iucunde negat posse se vivere? Nam quid possumus facere melius? Bonum negas esse divitias, praeposìtum esse dicis? Non minor, inquit, voluptas percipitur ex vilissimis rebus quam ex pretiosissimis. Fortitudinis quaedam praecepta sunt ac paene leges, quae effeminari virum vetant in dolore. Vide, quantum, inquam, fallare, Torquate.

Qua tu etiam inprudens utebare non numquam. Nec vero sum nescius esse utilitatem in historia, non modo voluptatem. Quae hic rei publicae vulnera inponebat, eadem ille sanabat. Nec enim, dum metuit, iustus est, et certe, si metuere destiterit, non erit; Haec para/doca illi, nos admirabilia dicamus. Mihi vero, inquit, placet agi subtilius et, ut ipse dixisti, pressius.

Ab his oratores publicarum principes extiterunt.

Huius ego nunc auctoritatem sequens idem faciam. Inde sermone vario sex illa a Dipylo stadia confecimus.

Ut proverbia non nulla veriora sint quam vestra dogmata. Itaque si aut requietem natura non quaereret aut eam posset alia quadam ratione consequi. Expectoque quid ad id, quod quaerebam, respondeas. Ergo, inquit, tibi Q. Itaque e contrario moderati aequabilesque habitus, affectiones ususque corporis apti esse ad naturam videntur. Quibus ego vehementer assentior.

Si alia sentit, inquam, alia loquitur, numquam intellegam quid sentiat; Quid est enim aliud esse versutum? Esse enim quam vellet iniquus iustus poterat inpune. Placet igitur tibi, Cato, cum res sumpseris non concessas, ex illis efficere, quod velis? Itaque rursus eadem ratione, qua sum paulo ante usus, haerebitis. Polemoni et iam ante Aristoteli ea prima visa sunt, quae paulo ante dixi. Profectus in exilium Tubulus statim nec respondere ausus;

Ergo id est convenienter naturae vivere, a natura discedere. Si enim, ut mihi quidem videtur, non explet bona naturae voluptas, iure praetermissa est; Scio enim esse quosdam, qui quavis lingua philosophari possint; Quamquam haec quidem praeposita recte et reiecta dicere licebit. Itaque primos congressus copulationesque et consuetudinum instituendarum voluntates fieri propter voluptatem; Si stante, hoc natura videlicet vult, salvam esse se, quod concedimus; Quamvis enim depravatae non sint, pravae tamen esse possunt. Si enim ad populum me vocas, eum.

Qua tu etiam inprudens utebare non numquam. Heri, inquam, ludis commissis ex urbe profectus veni ad vesperum. Si verbum sequimur, primum longius verbum praepositum quam bonum. Non igitur bene.

  1. At vero illa, quae Peripatetici, quae Stoici dicunt, semper tibi in ore sunt in iudiciis, in senatu.
  2. Si de re disceptari oportet, nulla mihi tecum, Cato, potest esse dissensio.
  3. Varietates autem iniurasque fortunae facile veteres philosophorum praeceptis instituta vita superabat.
  4. Habent enim et bene longam et satis litigiosam disputationem.

Semper enim ex eo, quod maximas partes continet latissimeque funditur, tota res appellatur. Verum tamen cum de rebus grandioribus dicas, ipsae res verba rapiunt; Profectus in exilium Tubulus statim nec respondere ausus; Ita fit cum gravior, tum etiam splendidior oratio. Nunc de hominis summo bono quaeritur; Verum hoc loco sumo verbis his eandem certe vim voluptatis Epicurum nosse quam ceteros. Nummus in Croesi divitiis obscuratur, pars est tamen divitiarum.

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Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Hoc ipsum elegantius poni meliusque potuit. Duo Reges: constructio interrete. Sit, inquam, tam facilis, quam vultis, comparatio voluptatis, quid de dolore dicemus? Et quidem iure fortasse, sed tamen non gravissimum est testimonium multitudinis.

Claudii libidini, qui tum erat summo ne imperio, dederetur. Teneo, inquit, finem illi videri nihil dolere. Est enim effectrix multarum et magnarum voluptatum. O magnam vim ingenii causamque iustam, cur nova existeret disciplina! Perge porro.

Dolere malum est: in crucem qui agitur, beatus esse non potest. Non potes, nisi retexueris illa. Fortasse id optimum, sed ubi illud: Plus semper voluptatis? Prave, nequiter, turpiter cenabat; A primo, ut opinor, animantium ortu petitur origo summi boni. Sed potestne rerum maior esse dissensio? Quia nec honesto quic quam honestius nec turpi turpius. Ex eorum enim scriptis et institutis cum omnis doctrina liberalis, omnis historia. Theophrasti igitur, inquit, tibi liber ille placet de beata vita? Vitiosum est enim in dividendo partem in genere numerare.

Ad eas enim res ab Epicuro praecepta dantur. Quamquam te quidem video minime esse deterritum. Omnes enim iucundum motum, quo sensus hilaretur. Esse enim quam vellet iniquus iustus poterat inpune. Quid censes in Latino fore? Tantum dico, magis fuisse vestrum agere Epicuri diem natalem, quam illius testamento cavere ut ageretur. Est enim effectrix multarum et magnarum voluptatum. Facit igitur Lucius noster prudenter, qui audire de summo bono potissimum velit;

Si longus, levis dictata sunt.

Quae tamen a te agetur non melior, quam illae sunt, quas interdum optines. Collatio igitur ista te nihil iuvat. Eam si varietatem diceres, intellegerem, ut etiam non dicente te intellego; Hoc tu nunc in illo probas. Bonum integritas corporis: misera debilitas. Sed quanta sit alias, nunc tantum possitne esse tanta. Se dicere inter honestum et turpe nimium quantum, nescio quid inmensum, inter ceteras res nihil omnino interesse.

Non minor, inquit, voluptas percipitur ex vilissimis rebus quam ex pretiosissimis. Itaque si aut requietem natura non quaereret aut eam posset alia quadam ratione consequi. Quaero igitur, quo modo hae tantae commendationes a natura profectae subito a sapientia relictae sint. An, partus ancillae sitne in fructu habendus, disseretur inter principes civitatis, P. Si quicquam extra virtutem habeatur in bonis. Tollitur beneficium, tollitur gratia, quae sunt vincla concordiae. Nam quid possumus facere melius?

Eodem modo is enim tibi nemo dabit, quod, expetendum sit, id esse laudabile. Aliter enim explicari, quod quaeritur, non potest. Ex ea difficultate illae fallaciloquae, ut ait Accius, malitiae natae sunt. Atque haec coniunctio confusioque virtutum tamen a philosophis ratione quadam distinguitur. Respondeat totidem verbis. Hic quoque suus est de summoque bono dissentiens dici vere Peripateticus non potest. Quid ergo? Est enim effectrix multarum et magnarum voluptatum. Quid ei reliquisti, nisi te, quoquo modo loqueretur, intellegere, quid diceret? Etenim semper illud extra est, quod arte comprehenditur.

Quod eo liquidius faciet, si perspexerit rerum inter eas verborumne sit controversia. Est enim tanti philosophi tamque nobilis audacter sua decreta defendere. Quae quo sunt excelsiores, eo dant clariora indicia naturae. Quae fere omnia appellantur uno ingenii nomine, easque virtutes qui habent, ingeniosi vocantur. Scaevola tribunus plebis ferret ad plebem vellentne de ea re quaeri.

Teneo, inquit, finem illi videri nihil dolere. Non enim, si omnia non sequebatur, idcirco non erat ortus illinc. Quae quidem vel cum periculo est quaerenda vobis; Non ego tecum iam ita iocabor, ut isdem his de rebus, cum L. Tibi hoc incredibile, quod beatissimum. Obsecro, inquit, Torquate, haec dicit Epicurus? Bonum negas esse divitias, praeposìtum esse dicis? Ut optime, secundum naturam affectum esse possit. Quis istud possit, inquit, negare? Quae adhuc, Cato, a te dicta sunt, eadem, inquam, dicere posses, si sequerere Pyrrhonem aut Aristonem.

Aliter enim explicari, quod quaeritur, non potest.

Quam multa vitiosa! summum enim bonum et malum vagiens puer utra voluptate diiudicabit, stante an movente? Saepe ab Aristotele, a Theophrasto mirabiliter est laudata per se ipsa rerum scientia; Istam voluptatem perpetuam quis potest praestare sapienti? Negat enim summo bono afferre incrementum diem. Ab hoc autem quaedam non melius quam veteres, quaedam omnino relicta. Sed haec quidem liberius ab eo dicuntur et saepius. Ac tamen hic mallet non.

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