Hey all! Just joined, and began zoning 2 days ago. A little background:
5'2", 130 or so lbs.. Last time I had my body fat calculated I had about 100# lean muscle, the other 30 or so were fat. Wearing about a size 4 pants by US sizing.
Currently more active and athletic than I have ever been.. Participating in crossfit 2x a week (increasing to 3 dec 1) and training for my first half marathon 2-3 other days per week.
I began the zone per my trainer's suggestion because I bottomed out eating inadequate protein.
All of my calculations show 11 blocks... I am wondering what is the general suggestion if I am still (frequently) hungry?
Today I had:
830am: 3 block breakfast (1 bread, 2 egg whites, 1 cheese, 1oz turkey, small apple)
[hungry within 2 hours]
1/2 caf drip coffee with 1 creamer
12pm:3 block lunch (large green salad, 1 tbs dressing, 3oz chicken, small roll)
[hungry within 2-3 hours]
3pm: 2 block snack (balance bar)
[hungry within 1.5 hours]
7pm: 3 block dinner (3oz pork, 2c green beans, 1 c yellow squash)
8pm: cheated with 1/2 or 3/4c chocolate sorbet
9pm: hungry. again.
I calculate this out to be a little under 1600 cals, which is MORE than I was eating prior to starting the zone...