I Ate an EXTRA 1,000 Calories for a Week: Science Explained

Natacha Océane

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    The science on fat gain, bloating and muscle loss during my week of eating an extra 1,000 calories a day.
    For workouts to build muscle, lose fat, or get athletic, my training + nutrition guides approved by a world-leading nutrition expert behind the British Olympic team are available on www.natachaoceane.com ❤️
    Instagram: natacha.oceane?hl=en
    Hey my friends! I got the idea for this video because I’m getting a lot of people sending me messages about being worried they took a week off, didn’t train or eat like they do usually and fear losing their progress in the gym. If you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know I don’t really focus on the physique side of things and think of our bodies more as machines capable of doing so much. But I know that appearance can be a big goal for a lot of people so I thought I’d go into the science of what happens to our bodies during short periods of overfeeding. I hope you enjoy the video and I hope it can let you relax even more about taking breaks and enjoying life (:
    REFERENCES - here are some of my favourite studies I used for this video:
    Video on not training for 2 weeks:
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    My workouts are centred around making me move and enjoy training, during busy times, I just like challenge myself and enjoy my training sessions (:
    - 10 min warm-up (see this video for how I warm up: www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLA2h...)
    - Forward burpees with plate - 3 x 12 (total burpees)
    - Clean and press - 5 x 8
    - Front bar walking lunges - 4 x 16 (total)
    - Resistance band sprints - 3 x 15sj
    - Superset 1: Pistol squat walks with weight - 3 x 10 (total)
    - Superset 2: Pistol squat walks - 3 x 10 (total)
    - Jumping sled pushes - 4 x 10
    - Hack squat jumps - 8 x 10
    - Chameleons - 4 x 8
    - 10 min stretching and cool down
    Workout outfit: gymshark vital seamless in blue: gym.sh/Shop-Natacha-Vital
    (this is an affiliate link so it helps support my channel without costing you extra, but if you’d prefer not to use it that’s ok too ❤️)
    #fitness #scienceexplained

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    1. Natacha Océane

      Let’s talk about what happens when you eat a little more than your body needs while you’re busy making memories and enjoying life 🧡 And remember, the way you look is the least interesting thing about you anyways ❤️😘

      1. •Boba Tea• I LOVE FAIRY COMMENTS

        Currently in recovery rn & IM not soposed to, but after every meal i do a 15min hiit workout cuz I have to eat 3000+ kcal everyday so this was INTERESTING to watch

      2. N C

        Where are your necklaces from? They're gorgeous

      3. Gabriela Solis

        Natacha Océane I loveee your videos! Very helpful tips! Can you do a video on training to be able to do pull ups? And how to increase the reps of pull ups? And a workout to follow along for pull ups? I can’t even do one pull up and I really want to do pull ups so I can be ready for Marine Corps boot camp.

      4. Jaskirat Singh

        Love your videos♥

      5. lollo 123

        Love that expression❤️

    2. J N

      Question: doesn't it matter about your own metabolism? I mean a fit muscular person with a fast metabolism would surely react differently to an increased calorie intake (even if it was junk food) compared to an unfit, overweight person with low activity levels?

    3. Wolfiiie

      I just ate a carrot

    4. K Sree

      I've watched your videos before but I hadn't seen this one and I REALLY needed it after having my first exam of the semester about two days ago cuz my routine basically paused and all-nighters make me really hungry so I was stressed about losing progress/gaining weight. Thanks!

    5. Lizzy Teryoshin

      "Gyms, in general, will always be there" me: *laughs in 2020*

    6. Maddy Le Brocq

      "the gyms not going anywhere... Unless it gets shut down" 2020 really did that

    7. Angeline Hatcher

      You are truly helping me build a better relationship with food. You are so smacking

    8. Diamantina Kok

      watching this video at 2021 and you said "unless the gym is gonna shut down" towards the end of the video, I was like ...... ?????? LOL, you foresaw?

    9. sam spalding

      love your videos and the fact that you back them up with science!!

    10. Nidhi Rathore

      10:20 I was just fixated on her biceps flexing.. Had to rewind lol😂

    11. Casandra Oaks

      I'm so thankful for all the science backed research. What did I ever do without Natacha in my life 🤗

    12. Mica Solange

      Im becoming more aware of my body thanks to you MY LORD NATACHA 😂😆 ILY SO MUCH!!!! THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING YOU DO FOR US❤❤❤💪💪

    13. Motivated

      4:25 Polish cheese squares!!

    14. Janine Marsh

      I'm always so confused when people talk about "Bloat". to me, bloating is stomach distension, not water retention.

    15. Caitlin Orsborn

      I know this video was posted a while ago, but I’ve only just watched it and I just wanted to say I hope you realise how many people this will have helped, including myself. I don’t realise until I look back a few years that I had a really bad relationship with food- I used to think that everything I ate had to be burned off (I was only 15/16!!), because of extreme diet culture. But now, at 18 I know that eating a bit more than normal here and there won’t make a difference at all, as long as I have a positive mindset. Thank you so much xxx

    16. Christian Girl

      If anyone is feeling empty, lonely, depressed etc, I want you to know that Jesus loves you, and He is the Only one who can make you feel true love, happiness, joy and peace. We need to repent of our sins and turn to Him and start living for Him and He will be there with you every step of the way.

    17. Valium Marbles

      I'm sooo terrified of the temporary weight gain that comes with laxative withdrawal.. I'd mostly fast/restrict heavily just to stop taking these damn pills but it's really hard to avoid food when you live in a big family :(

    18. Sutinee S

      I'm rewatching this after the holidays pounds. It's a reminder to myself that it's okay to enjoy all of the baked goods made by your love ones ❤️ thank you for your contents!

    19. The Tvholic

      I love you so much! Thank you for creating these informational videos. I definitely learned a lot about nutrition this year because of you. And this video is hands down my favorite. It's like a positive pep talk every holiday when I overeat and panic about my weight! XD

    20. Parisa Shiva.cr7

      seeing that water park in quarantine was torture:)

    21. Mira Ban

      Natacha : the gym is always gonna be there , unless it gets shut down Covid 19 : wait for it ...

    22. Ravnanger Tveiten

      You are perfect!!

    23. Fair Smelko

      i cant be the only one binge-watching Natacha's vids in quarantine. they always make me so happy and brighten my day :)

    24. Luna Otimas

      "Unless the gyms get shut down" 6 months before COVID Coincidence! ? Probably

    25. Margaretha Claresta

      natacha you are absolutely a blessing for sharing all of this knowledge and educating us to develop a more and more healthy mindset during our fitness journey. i hope you live a long healthy life :)

    26. Marissa Thein

      Me watching in 2020 with gyms reclosing AGAIN 👁👄👁

    27. kcred88

      My bday was yesterday so went a little bit in a binge . Was feeling slightly guilty but working with my holistic trainer and watching you has definitely changed my relationship with food. Understanding a balance is key to healthy . Food is no longer the enemy ♥️

      1. kcred88

        @Natacha Océane omg 😱 you are amazing ! Thank you !!!

      2. Natacha Océane

        Happy birthday for yesterday!! It’s all good to be relaxed during your birthday - being balanced is about being comfortable in states of imbalance 🎂 you deserve to be happy and I hope you had a wonderful birthday! All my love xxx

    28. Corrina Graham

      does anyone know where her double wrapped chain is from? or have something similar?

    29. •Boba Tea• I LOVE FAIRY COMMENTS

      But what if i go on a 2 month vacay and stuff myself with junk everyday

    30. Beth Mumford

      does anyone know where Natacha’s white hook and eye corset/peasant style top is from? x

    31. Yvette Rosanna

      I really love how you look at researches and explain everything based on them

    32. Mireya Damian

      As I’m watching this it is making me feel better because I haven’t been eating the best these past 3 days because the weather is getting cooler and I’m being lazy. lol

    33. Georgie Anna

      'Gyms are always gona be there' 😑😑aaahhh the good times..😑

    34. Blake Fisher

      I don’t eat dairy due to future health risks that may come with it. Watching this makes me wish I could just add cheese to my meals to up my calories 😭 and the way the cheese stretched in the last meal she ate 🤤

    35. Lauren Wickert

      That water park looks so so fun! I'm jealous that there isn't anything like that where I live.. that I know of anyway

    36. Soulcat

      This is the kind of content fitness influencers should be providing, well done!

    37. Juliet Payne

      I feel so relieved after watching this video. I have been over eating extra 1000 calories for the last 3 days. I got terrible hunger pangs with my monthly. Feeling motivated to get back on track tomorrow :D

    38. Marlene Kostka

      Thank you so so much for this video, I used to get absolutely freaked out by eating one piece of chocolate too much, or going to bed feeling quite full, your videos are incredible and help me so much with my anxiety about food

    39. zoie c

      i tried this and gained 4 pounds, never again, but i’m happy to see other people’s results

    40. My Haga

      Those donuts looks amazing! Where in London can I find them? Xx

    41. Melissa Swartz

      Thank you so much for all the videos you post- they are really amazing 🥰 I just have a question i would like to ask 🙈 Is it true that you have to wait a certain amount of time between meals to lose weight? (3-4 Hours) or can you just eat whenever you want and as long as your calories are in check you'll lose weight? and also do you have to fast for at least 12 hours a day? (example from 19:00 at night - 07:00 the next morning)

    42. Tina Zongo

      Me shaking my head My brain : I know you dont understand any scientific word she is saying

    43. Myriam Abdesslam

      You are so lovely, helpful and clever British people do rock!

    44. Charenor

      3:26 Wait... I thought British people called fries “chips”...??

    45. Sofia Escamilla Arenas

      its just me or does the water park looks like the one that BTS went in a run

    46. Isabella Nicoletti

      I love this video so much thank you

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    48. Julien L.

      Vraiment genial. Very nice accent on "ratatouille" btw 😊 !

    49. kcred88

      My new fav HUfastr

    50. aquamoon3

      This was so reassuring!! Maybe I won’t feel so bad the next time I take a week off

    51. NaNah Thee Unicorn

      I do this every month before my period 🤷‍♀️

    52. yagmur yaman

      Its been a year

    53. MyWellDressedFriend

      I’ve only just discovered your channel! You’re so lovely and your workouts look insane. I’ve been struggling to stay motivated with my fitness but your workout clips are energising me! Will definitely be binging more this weekend 💕

    54. Some Idiot

      You gained 7 pounds in a week and you still seem so comfortable and carefree, while I’m over here anxiously panicking at just the thought of gaining any weight... you’re so amazing. ILY queen❤️🤧

    55. jen

      "here I come!" *falls* PLS YALL TOO FUNNY ✋😭😭

    56. Angela Qu

      Love how you tie science into your videos so it's not just a datapoint of 1!

    57. collarmole

      You might even have looked leaner on Day 10 than on Day 1.

    58. Marli

      "I feel like truly achieving balance is being okay with moments of imbalance." Damn, Natacha! Way to casually drop a very deep life lesson!

    59. Its NATASHA

      U have no idea how many things I’ve learned just by watching you ❤️

    60. veganesra

      she has the coolest accent :)

    61. veganesra

      why am i watching this on my diet while eating a salad :) anyway salad tastes good too !

    62. Lacy Daniels

      Thank you so much. I lost 50 pounds from January to now with a combo of good diet, yoga and strength training. But now for the past couple weeks I’ve been eating too much summer food. This video reminded me I haven’t failed. I’m starting back 100% again today! ❤️

    63. Darsana Varier

      But I feel like this works for you because you don't exercise like a normal person whose job isn't being an athlete. This kinda just makes me even more dejected at how fat I am because I can't stay thin without dieting

      1. Natacha Océane

        Hey! My life is focussed on running my two businesses: I am not a full time athlete at all. I make 3-5 hours per week to exercise when I can, and a lot of weeks I can’t even hit 3 hours because my businesses are my priority and not my training ♥️ you can make huge change with far less time commitment than people make out if you understand the science of training effectively: unfortunately the health and fitness space isn’t grounded in sports science as it should be. Hopefully videos on my channel and a focus on building some muscle instead of going straight to targeting fat loss can be a really big help! ♥️

    64. Little Blue 13

      Thanks so much! I always seem to think I've stalled any progress if I have a bad week. Ur content is 💯💯💯

    65. Barnes247

      This video was awesome! Thank you so much! #Balance ❤️🙏🏽

    66. Janet Martin

      Just wanted to put up another thank you to Natacha for making this video. I had watched it a while ago, so I knew what to rewatch when my weight was up today from overeating during the past week. This video made me feel so much better! Natacha is a beacon of sanity, kindness, and real health in this crazy social media world.

    67. Katja Beardsell

      "the gyms always going to be there" BOOM CORONA VIRUS

    68. Sharronnn

      I watched 2 minutes of the video and subscribed after also going through some of your videos. I like how you bust trash tiktok myths and information that is completely false.

    69. partofme22 talk

      I did it and didn't gain any weight by hclf vegan

    70. Clint Patterson

      13:56 would have appreciated better camera focus here if it matters for future videos. I appreciated that added touch, though.

    71. Clint Patterson

      The level of adulting and responsibility of using 1 small spoon of Nutella...

      1. Theodor 1

        @no name me too

      2. no name

        isnt that kinda dependent on taste tho? i like nutella but a big spoon of it makes my mouth feel dry-ish

    72. MirandaPanda

      5:16 I'll be honest... I laughed out loud xD

    73. AliMakingMyWay

      Dunno if you've heard of the book The Fu#@ it diet but I was wondering if you would do a video on it if you haven't already? Reading it now and I'm really interested in trying it.

    74. Kylie Larsen

      How do you track while eating out?

    75. Emily Huang

      How tall are you natacha?

    76. Ella Smith

      What’s the water obstacle course/park thing called ??

    77. Alwiya

      What were the ingredients in the crepe? I heard cheese...ham...and........?

    78. Alwiya

      19:47 "The gym's always gonna be there"......no one expected corona to take over gyms too someday xD

    79. Alwiya

      whats the name of the cheese she said at 5:54 ? I didn't get that

    80. Saikat Das

      Glad to discover you and Will Tennyson this year

    81. Aria Frost

      Natasha your videos make me feel so much better about eating and training. I wasnt going to train today but while watching your videos I changed my mind.. :)

    82. Masa A

      I was doing so good with weight loss. But today my mother baked some pastries in the morning that smelled delicious I was planning on not eating. But then I did and I overate so much. Felt terrible afterwards and so guilty had the urge to binge since, I already messed it all up. But I didn’t and this video makes me feel so much better 🥰 When I see you do not restrict yourself so much it reminds me to not restrict myself either.

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    84. Kat 0602

      Watching this Video every day for the past day. I feel like it gets me out of this restriction/binge cycle bc This inspires me to eating due to emotional circumstances... this is making me happy and mindful about food. THANK YOU❤️

    85. Priyambada Khadka

      Been watching your your videos since morning. Probably 6th video for the day 😅

    86. Aly Cigelnik

      "Gyms in general will always be here" Me rewatching in 2020: well we were wrong

    87. wii3willRule

      Unrelated, but I'm just in love with your shirt at 4:42-- a great figure and great taste in clothes makes for such a killer combination and I stan 🤩

    88. Claire Komarapaj

      No longer going to feel guilty about my once a week McDonald’s cheat day ;; tysm

    89. NeuroASMR 7

      “The gyms always gonna be there” Me in quarantine and gym being closed for 3 plus moths 👀

    90. NeuroASMR 7

      Meanwhile when I go on vacation I gain 6 lbs and it takes me 2-3 months of relatively healthy eating, 10,000+ steps a day and working out to lose and then it’s time for vacation again 🙃

    91. Ivan Provase

      Congrats for the amazing video! Very well explained... CALORIES IN /CALORIES OUT is not a straight forward rule!

    92. Marina Crocker

      the most helpful, educated, and inspiring youtuber out there.

    93. Laura Kooistra

      This would be terrifying for me

    94. andreas mananas

      great video but seeing it now during covid 19 and listening to you say that the gyms are always going to be there made me laugh 😂 🤣

    95. AnotherGymKid

      If you’re in a calorie surplus you gain weight, if you’re in a deficit you lose weight, there is nothing to prove

    96. Andrea De Vera

      watching her videos gives off a light and chill vibe ❤️ I feel like I'm in the UK when I watch them

    97. Alya Aziz

      Natacha your clothes are insanely cool ! I would love to know where you do most of your shopping!

    98. Eli McCormack

      Can you write a book!!

    99. A J

      "The gym ain't leaving, unless it gets like shut down" Everyone watching this during the Corona caused shut down: 😶welp

    100. Le Lien Music

      Wow thank you so so much for this video!!!