The mid point between lunch and dinner(like now) can be a dangerous place if you are trying to lose a few pounds. The bottom line is this: To shrink your tummy you need to start listening to it. Here is a few tips to do just that.
When you diet you usually restrict your carbs, fat or both. When you really restrict your fat intake, it may lower your testosterone. Low carb diet could reduce your thyroid hormone ( you know the one that regulates your metabolism).
Post workout of course! Your muscles that you will train hard today will soak up" extra nutrients - especially carbohydrates like a sponge. It more technical terms the enegry will be used and stored in your muscles, instead of you waistline. Also have lean protein has well.
Pairing lean protein will carbs after a training will is optimal fpr recovery.
HAVE A GREAT THURSDAY
Want to get lean? Protein will help you get there. My go to sources are
1. Eggs - Eat the whole egg. The yolk is actually the most nutrient
dense portion of the egg, providing a ton of vitamins and minerals. 6 grams per egg of muscle building protein.
2. Pork - The "other" white meat, just as lean as chicken when you get the right cut. Go with the Pork lion or boneless pork chops.
Every once in a while, you meet someone, you go somewhere, you read something...and it changes you. Not in the way that all experiences shape who we are and what we do, but I mean it causes a profound shift in what or how you think. It's happened to me before with books, Wayne Dyer's You'll see it When You Believe It was one, and now-The China Study by T. Colin Campbell, PhD.
...attack the plan! Most of the successful events of our lives were born from a simple idea or thought. It is the same for our fitness goals. After deciding on your goal it is helpful to put a plan into place. Doing so will help you achieve a positive outcome. Fitness is no different. It is good to quantify all aspects of your new goal(s). Exercise and nutrition both deserve equal attention when you begin to create your plan for success. How do you create a plan?
Have an extra bowl of ice cream? More pizza or an extra bread roll?
For EVERY gram of active carbohydrates you consume on a daily basis, your body will hold nearly 3 grams of water. Wow. That's why you put on 3 pounds when you weigh yourself the next day. How do you undo the damage you did last night?
DRINK MORE WATER
Hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils. Otherwise known as TRANS FAT. This has been linked too heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Along with sugar it is enemy number one. These things are added to make food taste good. BEWARE!