Thursday, April 23, 2009

Day Forty-Five (Counting Down)

Calories In: 1600
Calories Out: 2800

Food sources: meat, vegetables, fruit, dairy, nuts, seeds.

Supplement sources:

Fish Oil
Black Powder.

WOD 1: Row 5K (DNF 4500 M!!)
WOD 2: Deadlift 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 315-325-345-375-387 (fail)-385-396 (fail)

This is getting tough. I'm having a hard time keeping calories low, my performance is decreasing daily and I feel spun way, way down. Also I feel like my weight is stuck at around 188 (still 5 pounds less than when I started, might not be rational). I'll keep pounding out this cortisol-fest as best I can, and will Annalise what is what on day 14. I think Taubes observation that caloric restriction can result in automatic energy reduction is spot on. I should look at my notes but I seem to remember I had my best weight loss/performance increase on 19 blocks 2x fat, which is much more on average than I am getting now: and also I was doing less, but more intense work. I feel that my metabolism is slowing to a crawl.

1 comment:

Samantha said...

Ah stay strong! Maybe eat some more fats, sleep a little more and up calories on heavy training days. Eating less tends to hurt more than helping.

I'm rooting for ya!