Searching for MY Sweet Spot
I'm new around here and about to embark on a mission to embrace more fat, lower my protein and ultimately , find my weight loss "Sweet Spot". I'll be honest.I'm fairly "brain damaged" due to years of body building trainers/diets. Some of it worked but most didn't. I had success with Paleo the first go around and believe I can find success again with a Paleo/Primal lifestyle. It's not going to be a diet....it will be a lifestyle.;)
aprox 19/20% BF
Goals..14/16% BF and around 140-145lbs
Heavy weight lifting 3x a week
walking 3-4 miles a few times a week
Sprint intervals/HIIT 2x a week
My issue? I'm TOO much in my head about weight loss. I fear fat(even after reading all the books, blogs, podcasts) and eat WAY too much protein to find Ketosis.
My current daily diet is-
Meal 1 Coffee/tea black
Roasted veggies, 100 grams(few oz) lean protein like chicken/fish
1-2 tbl EVOO
Snack 1/2 serving protein powder-Vega One, 1 scoop greens powder mixed in water
Sugar free gum-[COLOR="#FF0000"]yes I know this must go![/COLOR]:(
Meal 2 tea/water
2-3 cups spinach/kale
100 grams lean protein
1-2 Tbl EVOO
Snack 1 full serving Vega One plant protein power
1 scoop powdered greens
You get the pic...allot of protein, modest fat and low carb.I'm GOING to have to radically change this up in order to get to ketosis. The [B]HOW[/B] is my issue. I'm used to havng a meal plan and following it...now it's up to me and perhaps your help?:o
I welcome any suggestions on what might help me drop the final 10-15 lbs without losing a ton of muscle and keeping my sanity.
Note* I do not crave any wheat, rice, sweet potato or dairy
I DO have a huge craving for sweets and indulge in a cheat meal once a week.