Quick question! im eating what im supposed to be eating of protein! but i am not nearly close of eating my calorie goal for the day! ! some say its a myth! but some people say you stop loosing weight when this happens or you loose it slower!
Thread: Not enough calories?
05-12-2011, 11:47 AM #1
05-12-2011, 11:49 AM #2
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Is that a question or a statement?The body doesn't struggle to lose weight...the mind does - keep measurements, keep your sanity.
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05-12-2011, 06:17 PM #7
When I'm cutting, I stick to a deficit to the best of my ability. I will almost never have issues consuming too little food while on a cut.
I'm currently bulking, eating slightly above maintenance, also not having any issues not getting in enough food. I honestly think I could eat 5k/day just fine--the only thing that would have to change would be my meal timing, in that I'd probably start eating breakfast and lunch if I needed to cram in that many calories in a day. As of right now, I can use a short feed window between 5pm and 11pm and hit 3k calories without problems.
To your last question, I don't think we should ever "force ourselves", but at the same time, if you're setting a claoric deficit and still having issues getting there on a regular basis, I'd look at possible causes.
In closing, I do think that eating too few of calories (falling well short of your caloric goal) repeatedly, is unhealthy.Training log: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=160275721&pagenumber=
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