3rd day in a row on a 1850 calories budget.
My goal is to drop my bodyfat level below 9% while continuing training at the same level of intensity & not affect recovery .
The greatest challenge is to split these calories & macros strategically during the day.
Last week, I had to learn the hard way & I made a lot of adjustments in my portions & macros segmentation.
Personally, I don’t have any previous experience in cutting bodyfat below 10% while training, but I did a lot of reading & asked a lot of questions In the past 2 weeks. I’d appreciate any feedback. So feel free to comment.
For now i’m trying a 40-50 grams of fat, 130-160 grams of protein & The rest are strategically eaten carbs ( approx 30-50 grams portions ) taken before & after cardio or / and gym sessions.
I use those macros as a base and i’ll make adjustments on a daily basis .
Protein might seem low but I don’t do bodybuilding. Everyday is different training from calisthenic, strenght & conditioning, plyometrics, cardio & endurance training.
I will always listen to my body & use common sens. My priority is to fuel my body for peak performance and recover fast above dropping BF%. It’s a long term project. I just need a small calories deficit every day to see the results in a few months.
For now i set a few rules. I try to limit fruits consumption before 7pm & at night I eat as snacks a lot of raw veggies ( or cooked with a little dijon for flavour)
I banished all pasta, rice & all bread except small portions of ezekiel bread.
I read about carbs cycling to avoid slowing down your metabolism (when you limit carbs on a daily basis) . How often do you peak your carbs consumption in a month & by how much you increase it ?
I use myfitnesspal app to keep track of everything.
Officially registered for the Marathon de Montreal On Sept. 28, 2014!
I’m excited since It’s going to be my first 42KM ! A year ago.. I would have never believe that I would ever be able to compete in anything like that . The experiences I had with @spartanracecanada gave me the confidence that I can achieve anything I want to. We can achieve anything with A little hard work & a lot of consistency ! #believeInYourself
Had a great weekend in Mont Ste-Marie on July 26 & 27th, 2014
I completed the Super with my brother on saturday (15km) & followed up the next day with the beast (25km) to earn my first spartan trifecta !
This was an incredible experience & would like to thanks everyone that made it possible . @mtl_calvo @efilast @jennfink @alexsin89 I really wanted to try the Ultra Beast in Vermont this year, but I decided to wait for next year . I look forward to the spartan season in 2015 .
Brothers in action at the beast weekend in Ottawa. I’m really proud of his performance @ the super !! Next year, It will be his turn to complete the trifecta with me =)
I certainly don’t miss summer of 2012 !
Spartan Sprint in ottawa completed ! Next stop Super & Beast at the end of the month =) Big shoutout & Thanks to @jennfink @mtl_calvo @efilast for the great weekend !
2 x Spartan Race Sprints .
Back to back sessions on May 25, 2014 . 17 KM Boom !
May 19, 2014 Super Spartan Race checked ! next stop: Sprint on May 25th . #trifecta #spartanrace #spartantraining
Finally did my first super Spartan Race in Mont Tremblant . It was an awesome first hands on experience. I was a little worried prior the race because my knee was swollen and I wasn’t able to bend it . I really thought I would not be able to compete that day… I still dressed up & went to see a physio on site. They gave me a nice stretch it & they put some kinesiology tape to lock my rotula in place . I spartan up & gave my all to complete the race in 3.5 hrs . I trained hard all year for this & I’m really happy with the result !! Thanks to @alexsin89, @mtl_calvo & Pauline for their support ! (at Mont Tremblant)
“Daily, consistent, focused, faithful expectation raises the miracle power of achieving your dreams.”
-John Di Lemme