zigzag approach

zigzag approach,

n 1. a diet in which muscle weight is gained through varying caloric intake, such as eating a reduced-calorie diet during the week and a higher-calorie diet on the weekend. The additional calories are usually consumed in the form of com-plex carbohydrates.
2. an approach in homeopathy in which a partial remedy is followed by another partial remedy, thus moving the patient in an irregular path to cure.
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Plan a zigzag approach, which would not be as steep.