Your bodyweight is dependent on your total caloric intake more than on your macronutrient ratios. Many people in training or trying to lose weight think they need certain ratios of carbohydrates, proteins, fats. Increased caloric intake as an independent variable is the one factor we can point fingers at to blame for fat-gain, not vilifying food groups or ingredients.
It is so hard to swallow when people cut out entire food groups or ingredients, i.e. no high fructose corn syrup, no gluten, etc.
Really what we should be looking at is our overall intake. If that means we increase vegetables to consume larger quantities to fit into our daily allowance, so be it.
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Check out this article on fitness self sabotage. The struggle is real, we hear it from clients all the time. In fact, those of us in the fitness industry experience this as well.
Of particular interest is making lists of reasons why we wouldn’t want to succeed. It is awesome reverse psychology and can help define what we are afraid of…
A Weight-Loss Expert Explains Why We Sabotage Our Goals (and How to Stop)
“I exercised this morning, so I’ve earned this pizza.” “I’m stressed out after a rough day, and chocolate helps me relax.” “I can treat myself. It’s the weekend, and I ate healthy all week.”
In the 10 years I’ve been coaching people – source