I’m feeing a little lost with this nutritional re-direction. Read the specs and I’ve decided I should fall into the category of “medium female”. With this being said, my day should be fueled by a block count of: 3 breakfast, 3 lunch, 1 snack, 3 dinner and 1 snack. 11 blocks in total over the course of the day. Seems simple enough? Not quite. Here’s my food diary for today:
I’m already over my protein snd fat “goals” for the day, and I haven’t even added snacks yet! Still room for some more carbs, but the calorie count seems drastically low. This is tougher to get the hang of than I predicted. Who knew veggies would add for much protein to a meal! My dear Brussels… you’re messing up my plans. I could cut back the chicken portion to stay within the 21 grams of protien per meal, but a 2oz chicken breast is like the size of 1 solitary chicken McNugget! 😮 From the portion guidelines Coach Dave posted on the CF Division page, I did laugh to myself when I saw some of the “1 block” equivalent when it comes to fat. Get ready for snack time… would you like 3 almonds? 3 cashews? or 1 macadamia nut? haha! Why bother? That’s just a tease. Guess if I ate no other fat over the course of the day, I could indulge on 11 macadamias, but filling the rest of my day with nothing but celery makes the macadamias a little less appealing. “you should lose some body fat with this” Coach Dave has mentioned. No sh*t!! It could be the difference in my ability to do strict pull-ups if I have less body weight to haul up over the bar I guess :p provided the muscles needed for the task stick around in the process.
Rest day from the box today. Back at it tomorrow 🙂 My body is appreciative of the break. My back has been sore the last two days.