Hey guys, I had a super long post that got lost so here's a shortened version, for a better America.
I'm 24, male, 5'8 (roughly) and 172lbs. I used to do Muaythai and at my lowest weight in the past 2 years I was around 143lbs however I did almost no weight training at all. I was very lean.
I just started trying to eat primal a week and a half ago, most often than not I eat a stir fry of veggies and have a protein on the side whenever I can (for instance, in the morning I add eggs and for lunch/dinner I find a meat protein) I plugged in the ingredients on fitday.com and it said I was eating over 140 carbs. I was thinking of dropping broccoli from my diet since that seems like one of the carb heavy veggies I eat. I love broccoli though but if it needs to go for a time then I will cut it out.
Work out wise I lift three times a week, heavy for me at least. Usually back/bis, chest/tris, shoulders/legs and I do sprints twice a week. This week I also started training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu which I do three days a week directly after school.
That's been consistent for a week and I plan to stick with it. I'm going to look into crossfit workouts as well.
How can I eat under 100 carbs? I need fuel to work out (though I'm going to try fasted workouts, I usually do my lifting sessions around 2pm so maybe I'll only have breakfast then train, then eat afterward) but most importantly I don't want to go hungry which I have not yet experienced. Admittedly I don't think I eat enough fats but a buddy who turned me onto Mark's site told me he was cutting back on his fat intake. He's very lean and active so I would naturally want to listen to his advice. He says that by lowering his fat intake his body will draw from his fat reserves for energy and he will lean out in the process. At the same time by eating plenty of protein he'll be able to maintain his muscle mass and the vegetables he eats will satisfy his carb and mineral requirements. He basically said if I wanted to lose fat I should monitor my fat intake but make sure I keep a steady stream of protein and vegetables. I'm just worried that if I eat too high in carbs I won't be using any fat as energy.
This site (http://www.halls.md/body-mass-index/av.htm) says my bmi is 25.8 I would love to be in the lower teens in the next few months. I don't care how much I weigh, for me it's about how I look.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Any veggies to add, any to drop? Comments in general? I'm open to suggestion and very willing to learn.