Woman And Athletic Training On Bp
Hi all, I have been on BP diet for coming up on 3 months. At first I noticed no weight loss, but a definte change in body morphology (smaller waist, curvier, etc), which I took to be a good sign that my body is feeling healthy/fertile, as it should with increased fat consumption. But that seems to have shifted to just gain of fat around midline, which I didn't have before.
I know that women on BP are not supposed to do strenuous exercise or cardio, but unfortunately for me, I can't avoid that, I race cyclo cross and road bikes competitively, and have to obviously do strenuous workouts. Any thoughts? I want to stay on the BP diet, love the energy I get from it, but can't alter my workout routine, and am concerned the training regimen is causing my body to gain weight with this diet. I know athletes use this diet, any thoughts on how I can tailor it to work for me?
To answer a few questions I know I will get, I am not overweight, did BP diet for energy and overall health. I do BP coffee every am (2 tbs Kerrygold, 2 tbl MCT) with collagen powder as well. Some days that is all I have some days I have a veggie omelet as well. I do green salad for lunches most days, and only carbs I take in are at dinner, either squash, sweet potato or white rice, along w grass fed meat, usually beef, and lots of veggies, all with good amount of Kerrygold. I don't snack, and do use recommended supplements. Oh, I should mention I do use Skratch during training, natural electrolyte formula, it has carbs from sugar, but minimal and no chemical s or artificial ingredients.